Derry’s own Ben Kelly is best known for his musical talent, and his performances on the first series of the popular BBC1 talent show, ‘The Voice’. He is openly gay, and wrote the following piece for the Irish Catholic newspaper last week, examining the current position and teachings of the Catholic church.
You might not be surprised to learn that I’ve never met either Angelina Jolie or Jennifer Aniston. I don’t think either of the Hollywood A-Listers have ever been to Derry - and I’ve certainly never been to the wacky world of Los Angeles.
With almost 23,000 views and counting - a photograph of well-known Derry character Sheila Brennan continues to soar since it was put online last Thursday evening, making it the most popular photo ever posted on the ‘Derry Journal’ Facebook site.