5 episodes

It's been 40 years since an Irishman played in the NFL and his story has been untold... until now!

Meet Neil O'Donoghue, the 6-foot 6 Dublin native who kicked his way to the top of American Football. His journey takes us from the heart of Ireland to arenas of American football.

This is a resurrection of a forgotten hero from an era of fierce competition and unbreakable spirit.

This is the story of Neil O'Donoghue, AKA Corny, the last Irishman in the NFL.

This 4-part podcast miniseries is brought to you by GoLoud – produced and edited by Lochlainn Harte

Corny - The last Irishman in the NFL GoLoud

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

It's been 40 years since an Irishman played in the NFL and his story has been untold... until now!

Meet Neil O'Donoghue, the 6-foot 6 Dublin native who kicked his way to the top of American Football. His journey takes us from the heart of Ireland to arenas of American football.

This is a resurrection of a forgotten hero from an era of fierce competition and unbreakable spirit.

This is the story of Neil O'Donoghue, AKA Corny, the last Irishman in the NFL.

This 4-part podcast miniseries is brought to you by GoLoud – produced and edited by Lochlainn Harte

    1st Quarter - The Scholarship

    1st Quarter - The Scholarship

    In this episode, we unravel Neil's extraordinary journey from Clondalkin, Dublin, to the USA. Discover the tight familial bonds that shaped him and the pivotal soccer scholarship decision that altered his life forever. Join us for a captivating tale of family, choices, and the unexpected turns that define a lifetime.

    • 27 min
    2nd Quarter - The Draft

    2nd Quarter - The Draft

    This episode follows Corny's gripping journey as he grapples with the challenges of a new life in the USA. Join him as he struggles to acclimatize to unfamiliar surroundings and then shift dramatically from soccer to college football.
    Hear how his resilience in the face of adversity and his determination to redefine his path culminates in a thrilling twist as Corny transitions from college football to the pinnacle of sports – being drafted into the NFL. Does he have what it takes or is the jump from College to Pro too much to handle?

    • 29 min
    3rd Quarter - The Pro

    3rd Quarter - The Pro

    In Episode 3, witness Neil's triumphant return to the top tier of the NFL, donning the colors of the young and dynamic Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As he contributes to the team's success, a pivotal moment unfolds, solidifying his place in Bucs history.
    However, the plot thickens as Neil's journey takes an unexpected turn. A twist of fate brings him face to face with Jim Hanifan, coach of the St. Louis Cardinals, and sets the stage for a crucial chapter in Neil's career. As tragedy strikes the team, Neil finds himself in the toughest spot of his career. Can he overcome the challenges and continue to make history, or will this be the ultimate test of his resilience?

    • 32 min
    4th Quarter - The Future

    4th Quarter - The Future

    In our final episode, the spotlight is on Corny as he faces the most significant kick of his illustrious career on the grandest stage of the NFL. The question looms: Can he deliver the goods, or will time prove to be his adversary in this high-stakes moment?
    As we bid farewell to a football legend with Corny's retirement from the NFL, the episode also turns its gaze toward the promising future of Irish talent in the league. Enter Dan Whelan, marking a historic moment as the first Irishman in 38 years to don an NFL jersey. The episode unfolds as a poignant exploration of legacy, transition, and the ever-evolving narrative of the sport.
    Join us for the emotional climax of Corny's career and the inspiring debut of Dan Whelan, as we witness the convergence of past and future, celebrating the enduring spirit of Irish excellence in the NFL.

    • 26 min
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    It's been 40 years since an Irishman played in the NFL and his story has been untold... until now!
    Meet Neil O'Donoghue, the 6-foot 6 Dublin native who kicked his way to the top of American Football.
    His journey takes us from the heart of Ireland to arenas of American football.
    This is a resurrection of a forgotten hero from an era of fierce competition and unbreakable spirit.
    This is the story of Neil O'Donoghue, AKA Corny, the last Irishman in the NFL.
    This 4-part podcast miniseries launches on December 6th & is brought to you by GoLoud – produced and edited by Lochlainn Harte

    • 2 min

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