Vigils for Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee to take place across the country

By Fiona Frawley

April 14, 2022 at 11:36am

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Following the horrific murders of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee at their homes in Sligo, a number of vigils are being held to remember the two men.

The murders have sent shockwaves through Ireland's LGBTQ community, Sligo and the country as a whole.

Currently, A 22-year-old man is being held by Gardaí in relation to the killings.

In a statement following the deaths of Aidan and Michael, LGBT Ireland said:

This has been a dark week for the LGBTI+ community in Ireland. We are still reeling from the vicious homophobic assault on Dame Street in Dublin in recent days and, now, we are deeply saddened by events in Sligo. Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones.

We've compiled a list of all the vigils we're aware of being held for the two men across the country over the coming days. If you have details of a vigil and would like it added to the list, please contact [email protected]

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Sligo

6pm, Friday 15th of April outside Sligo Town Hall.

Dublin

6pm, Friday 15th of April at Dáil Éireann.

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Limerick

6pm, Monday 18th April in Arthur's Quay Park.

Wexford

Wexford Pride will hold a vigil on Friday 15th of April at 7pm at Wexford Quay.

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Galway

7pm, Saturday 16th of April in Eyre Square.

Drogheda, Louth

6pm, Friday 15th of April at The Tholsel.

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Waterford

6pm, Friday 15th of April at John Roberts Square.

 

 

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