Drive-by Planet: Che’s Irish connection: Galway project sparks controversy

The legendary Cuban revolutionary leader, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, had Irish roots. Che’s grandmother, Ana Isabel Lynch, was the daughter of one Patrick Lynch who lived near Claregalway. Lynch is a well known Galway name. Che who was close to his grandmother, Isabel Lynch, had a keen interest in his Irish heritage. He made visits to ...