Lang Syne Irish Family Clan Information History Fact Book - Lynch
In its Gaelic form, ‘Lynch’ existed for centuries in Ireland before becoming synonymous with the powerful family of the name who settled in Galway in the wake of the Norman invasions of the island.
Renowned as one of the celebrated ‘fourteen tribes of Galway’ they also provided the city with a succession of mayors, while in later centuries many were to take on the role of rebels and revolutionaries.
In more peaceful times and on the screen, David Lynch is the award-winning American filmmaker best known for the Twin Peaks television series and as director of films that include Elephant Man and Mulholland Drive.
In the world of sport Benny Lynch, born in 1913 in the Gorbals area of Glasgow, was the Scottish boxer who won the Scottish flyweight title in 1934, followed by the British, European and World flyweight titles.
The dramatic and colourful tale of bearers of the Lynch name is chronicled here.
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