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Blessed Terence Albert O'Brien was the Dominican Bishop of Emly who was martyred at Limerick on 30 October 1651 AD. He was 51 years old. Bishop Terence was born at Cappamore, County Limerick and joined the Dominicans at Limerick in 1621. He spent time studying in Spain before returning home and later was made the provincial of the Dominican order in Ireland.  Bishop Terence was a saintly priest who loved God very much and often helped the wounded during the Irish Confederate Wars. He was a devotee of St. Albert the Great, taking the name Albert after him. Bishop Terence was executed by hanging at Gallows Green in Limerick in 1651. Before he died he exhorted the Catholics to remain faithful to the Church and to Christ. His feast day is 20 June.

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