James O'Donoghue

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James O'Donoghue
Personal information
Irish name Séamus Ó Donnchú
Sport Gaelic Football
Position Corner Forward
Born (1990-06-19) 19 June 1990 (age 27)
Tralee, Ireland
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Occupation Bank Official
Years Club
2007- Killarney Legion
Years College
St. Brendan's College, Killarney
University of Limerick
Years County Apps (scores)
2010- Kerry 17 (8-48)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 4
All-Irelands 1
All Stars 2

James O'Donoghue (born 19 June 1990) is an Irish Gaelic footballer from Kerry.

O'Donoghue plays his club football with Killarney Legion and county football for the Kerry senior football team since 2010.[1] His father Diarmuid, who is also left-footed, played for Kerry in the 1980s, winning four Munster titles, three All-Irelands and one National Football League as captain.[2]

O'Donoghue won his first All-Ireland Senior title with Kerry in 2014 after a 2-9 to 0-12 win against Donegal in the final. He scored a total of 4-24 during the 2014 championship.[3] In October 2014 he won his second All Star award and was also named as the All Stars Footballer of the Year for 2014.[4]



  1. ^ "James O'Donoghue". Terrace Talk. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Profile". Kerry GAA. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 18 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kerry 2-9 Donegal 0-12". Munster GAA. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "James O’Donoghue has been named as the GAA/GPA Footballer of the Year". The Score. 24 October 2014. Archived from the original on 29 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014.