Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Lynch (Drimcong)

By a patent under the Acts of Settlement, dated 14 Mar 1679, Isidore Lynch of Drimcong, was granted over 2,700 acres in the barony of Moycullen, county Galway. The Lynch estate was bought by the Kilkellys in 1804. An Isadore Lynch of Arrandale, Spiddal, owned 1,366 acres in county Galway in the 1870s.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Drimcong Drimcong Moycullen Galway Tullokyne 51 Moycullen Galway OSI Ref: M205 339
OS Sheet: 68
Discovery map: 45

Archival sources

  • Copy of bond for £1,000 Christopher Pippard to T. Lynch, Drimcong, M. Lynch, Dublin and others, 13 Feb 1723. D16,268; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Lynch of Athenry, Drimcong, Ballydavid, Lydican and Lynch's Grove, Co Galway and of Paris, c 1430-1784. GO MS 165: 389-392; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Isidore Lynch, his descent from Lynch families of Lynch's Grove, Drimcong and Athenry, 1784. GO MS 87: 179-182; National Library of Ireland
  • Leases involving Martins of Galway and Ross, Oliver Lynch of Drimcong and Jasper Ffrench, re property in town of Galway, 1671-1687. 999/687/1-4; National Archives of Ireland
  • Drimcong House press cuttings. 131/011; Irish Architectural Archive

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources