Lynched are a four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin, Ireland, who combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes, concertina, Russian accordion, fiddle and guitar. Their repertoire spans humorous Dublin music-hall ditties and street-songs, classic ballads from the Traveller tradition, traditional Irish and American dance tunes, and their own original material.

Their debut album, Cold Old Fire was recorded in August 2013, and although fundamentally an album of traditional Irish song - heavily influenced by Irish legends such as Frank Harte, Planxty and The Dubliners - subtle traces of the group’s collective influences can be detected, from American old-time, ambient techno and psychedelic folk, to black metal, punk and rock n’ roll.

Since the album's release, in 2014, the group - featuring brothers Ian and Daragh Lynch, Radie Peat and Cormac Mac Diarmada - have appeared on Later... with Jools Holland, completed a six week coast-to-coast tour of the United States, and appeared at many leading festivals, including the Cambridge Folk Festival, Sidmouth FolkWeek, and the Edmonton Folk Festival.