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Corny: The Last Irishman in the NFL

Get ready for a thrilling sports adventure! Lochlainn Harte, the award-winning podcast editor behind hits like “Unusual Suspects” and “Inside the Crime,” brings you his debut solo production in this dynamic 4-part miniseries.

Discover the fascinating tale of Neil O’Donoghue, the towering 6-foot-6 kicker from Dublin who conquered the NFL. Travel with us from Ireland to the heart of American football as we revive the story of this forgotten hero.

Whether you’re a die-hard NFL fan or just love a good underdog story, this podcast is fun and accessible for everyone. Immerse yourself in the world of sports, determination, and unyielding spirit

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About Corny: The Last Irishman in the NFL

In 2023 it had been almost 40 years since an Irishman played in the NFL and his story had 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 produced and edited by Lochlainn Harte

Meet the hosts



This podcast has no host, as it is a self told documentary. The voiceover is Ger Gilroy at the top and tail: Ger Gilroy is a prominent Irish sports broadcaster and journalist known for his dynamic presence in the world of sports media. As the co-founder and Managing Director of Off The Ball, Ireland's leading sports radio show and podcast network, Ger has been a key figure in bringing insightful sports commentary and analysis to a wide audience. His career spans over two decades, during which he has interviewed numerous high-profile athletes and covered major sporting events with depth and expertise. Known for his engaging interviewing style and comprehensive knowledge of sports, Ger continues to influence and shape sports journalism in Ireland.
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