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Feastday: January 20

Patron of Fore Abbey, Cong Abbey, Omey Island, Ardoiln,

Death: 665


Fechin was probably born at Luighne (Leyney), Ireland. He was trained by St. Nathy, was founding Abbot of Fobhar, or Fore, in Westmeath, and died of the plague that devastated Ireland in the year 665. His feast day is January 20th.


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