Lorcán was born in Kanturk, County Cork and is a senior Hurler for Cork. He first excelled at hurling whilst at school and arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he joined the Cork minor teams as a dual player.
He later joined the under-21 sides and the intermediate hurling team. He made his senior debut during the 2010 National Hurling League. Since then, Lorcán has been a regular member of the team and has won one Munster medal. He has been an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.
Lorcán has also played with the Munster inter-provincial team and the Irish Hurling/Shinty team. At club level he has won numerous championship medals in both hurling and Gaelic football with Kanturk and divisional side Duhallow. His brother, John McLoughlin, has played football for Cork.
On his appointment as an Athlete Mentor for Sky Sports Living for Sport, Lorcán comments: “Working as an Athlete Mentor for Sky Sports Living for Sport has provided me with the opportunity to encourage aspiring young students to achieve their goals and continually strive for excellence.
"By sharing my sporting experience, I hope to teach students valuable life skills that will assist them in realising their full potential on and off the field of play.”
Lorcán's Sporting Achievements:
- Munster Senior Hurling Medallist