Here are the top stories on Independent.ie tonight.
LGBTQ+ activists gather outside Kerry Church to condemn “hate speech” by priests
LGBTQ+ activists held a “meeting of love” and placed Pride flags and flowers on the railings of a church in Co Kerry, where Father Sean Sheehy condemned transgenderism and same-sex couples from the altar last weekend.
“No Comparison” Between IRA and Gangland Violence – Mary Lou McDonald
Mary Lou McDonald has been asked if she has “no time” for former Sinn Féin councilman Jonathan Dowdall, while her party has an incumbent TD who has served time in jail over explosives allegations, and former members of the Parliament Party have previously been jailed on similar charges condemned .
Comedian and radio host PJ Gallagher announces his mother has passed away
Radio Nova DJ and comedian PJ Gallagher has announced that his mother passed away on Saturday November 5th. He broke the sad news on Instagram and Twitter, sharing a black and white photo of his mother on his story and writing, “RIP Ma, 5/11 /22.”
Car dealer says Conor McGregor beating pub punter has cost them tens of thousands of euros
A used car dealer says when Conor McGregor hit a john in a pub for refusing to drink his whiskey, it cost her tens of thousands at a lucrative car deal.
Joanna Cooper says fiancé Conor Murray is her ‘inspiration’ after Ireland win
Model Joanna Cooper celebrated fiancé Conor Murray as her “inspiration” in a heartwarming Instagram post.
Manchester woman confused by Irish love of chicken fillet rolls after moving to Dublin
Cop27: Donegal climate activist takes his message to Egypt
Outside the Cop27 venue in the blazing Egyptian sun, a bare-armed Donegal man holding a placard felt the heat a little too hard on his skin. Conor Ó Maírtin from Letterkenny hoped his efforts would have the same effect on the people inside.
Shelbourne completed the double by beating Athlone Town in the Women’s FAI Cup Final
A couple of disastrous concessions from Athlone, blamed on their veteran goalkeeper Niamh Coombes, gave Shelbourne the platform to cap a dominant domestic season by clinching a double in tonight’s FAI Cup final in Tallaght.
‘Take care of my little brother’ – Backstreet Boys’ Nick pays heartbreaking tribute to brother Aaron Carter
Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter has spoken out following the death of his younger brother, singer Aaron Carter, who died on Saturday aged 34.
“Addiction is not a crime,” the bishop says, as drug-addicted offenders fill prisons
A Catholic bishop has said that “addiction is not a crime” as he appealed to policymakers to pay attention to the medical and psychological needs of prisoners jailed for drug addiction-related crimes.
Chickenman: My achievement of eating a fried chicken a day for 40 days is “the right thing,” says a restaurant worker
A restaurant worker in the United States completed a viral challenge by eating just a plain fried chicken every day for 40 days.
Man ‘fixated’ on couple accused of molestation and denied bail
A man accused of molesting a terrified couple who fled their Dublin home after he was allegedly “fixated” on them has been denied bail.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-news-lgbtq-campaigners-gather-at-kerry-church-to-condemn-hateful-speech-by-priest-pj-gallagher-reveals-his-mother-has-died-42123204.html Evening News: LGBTQ+ activists gather at Kerry church to condemn ‘hate speech’ by priest; PJ Gallagher announces his mother has passed away