Posts Tagged ‘Lynch’

Fathers of Influence

In honor of Father’s Day, a collection of remembrances from Irish and Irish-American daughters on their fathers, many of which came from Irish America interviews. ℘℘℘ Eileen Murray, co-chair of Bridgewater Associates   “My dad was in WWII, and Korea. He wanted to go to Vietnam, but did not. He felt that when the countryRead more..

Roots: The Lynches of Galway

The name Lynch, which is ranked among the 100 most common names in Ireland, originates with several different clans, and is most frequently traced back to the anglicization of the old Irish name Ó Loinsigh, and the less-numerous Norman de Lench family. The de Lench arrived in Ireland from France during the 12th century andRead more..

Roots: Lynch

One of the 100 most common surnames in Ireland, the Lynch name derives from several independent clans who inhabited just about everywhere from Ulster to Cork. The most notorious of the Irish Lynches, though not the largest clan, comes from the Norman de Lench, who were the most powerful of the 14 “Tribes of Galway,”Read more..

Roots: The Lynch Family

The Lynch family derives from several independent clans. One of these is the Norman family De Lench who came to Ireland in the 12th century and were the most prominent of the “Tribes of Galway.” These were the 14 Norman families who controlled this important medieval trading city and made it one of the fewRead more..