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Vigils are taking place this evening for Aidan Moffit and Michael Snee

Apr 15, 2022 08:04 By Shannonside News
Vigils are taking place this evening for Aidan Moffit and Michael Snee Vigils are taking place this evening for Aidan Moffit and Michael Snee
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A series of vigils will take place across the country this evening - following this weeks murders in Sligo of Aidan Moffit and Michael Snee.

They were killed in seperate incidents in the town on Sunday and Tuesday this week

22-year-old Yousef Palani appeared in Sligo District Court yesterday evening charged with their murders and the assault of a third man in Sligo town last weekend.

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Vigils, organised by the LGBTQ community, are being held in Dublin, Cork. Galway, Belfast and many other towns across the country.

Lisa Connell, Managing Editor of Gay Community News, says it's time Ireland introduced stronger hate crime legislation.

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