Arthur Lynch fitz Andrew

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Arthur Lynch fitz Andrew, Mayor of Galway, 1539–40.

Lynch was a son of Andrew Lynch whose failed attempt to connect the lower Corrib with Lough Atalia in 1498 was called Lynch's Folly. Arthur died in office, though the date is not precisely known. His brother, John Lynch fitz Andrew, served as Mayor for the term 1528–29.

See also[edit]


  • History of Galway, James Hardiman, Galway, 1820.
  • Old Galway, Maureen Donovan O'Sullivan, 1942.
  • Henry, William (2002). Role of Honour: The Mayors of Galway City 1485-2001. Galway: Galway City Council. OCLC 51023721 ASIN B003NECRYW
  • Martyn, Adrian (2016). The Tribes of Galway: 1124-1642
Civic offices
Preceded by
Mayor of Galway
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