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Loughlynch or Lough Lynch is a townland in the parish of Billy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It lies about 3½ miles south-east of Bushmills and was once the site of a lake.[1]


Gillaspick MacDonnell’s widow, according to tradition gave birth to Coll MacGillaspick (Coll Ciotach) upon Glasineerin Island on Lough Lynch.


  1. ^ Joyce (1910), p.443.


  • Joyce, Patrick Weston (1910), The origin of and history of Irish names of places, London, New York and Bombay: Longmans, Green & Co. 

Coordinates: 55°10′00″N 6°26′33″W / 55.16667°N 6.44250°W / 55.16667; -6.44250