Lynch (Patrick) (d. 1818)

  • 1754/57–1818
  • scholars, teachers
  • County Clare, County Tipperary, Dublin
Irish schoolmaster, private tutor, author and editor.

See also: Seán Ó Cléirigh [d. 1846]Ó Cléirigh (Seán) ... d. 1846 (1778–1846) – Seán (or John) Ó Cleirigh, Irish scribe who could probably claim descent from certain illustrious scholars of the Uí Chléirigh, even if his own testimony seems fuzzy and inconsistent. He appears to have had, perhaps inherited, an unknown number of Irish manuscripts written by or associated with Cú Choigcríche Ó Cléirigh, five of which he brought to Dublin in 1817.
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Reference works (select)

Breathnach, Diarmuid, and Máire Ní Mhurchú,, Online: Fiontar, DCU. URL: <>. 
comments: The contents of the site are based on the series Beathaisnéis (a haon, a do, etc.) by Diarmuid Breathnach and Máire Ní Mhurchú.
[id. 1,099.] ‘LYNCH, Patrick (1754–1818)’ direct link
McGuire, James [ed.], and James Quinn [ed.], Dictionary of Irish biography, online ed. (2009), Online: Royal Irish Academy; Cambridge University Press. URL: <>.
[id. 4,952.] Ó Raghallaigh (Eoghan), ‘Lynch, Patrick (Ó Loingsigh, Pádraig)’ direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Warburton, John, James Whitelaw, and Robert Walsh, History of the city of Dublin, from the earliest accounts to the present time, 2 vols, London: Cadell and Davies, 1818.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Vol. 2, 936–937 Incudes a brief biography.