The Faithful comedian and his partner Kylee received the second highest score.
Offaly's Neil Delamere is an early contender to go far in this year's season of Dancing with the Stars.
That's according to Father Ray Kelly, who competed on the show in 2020 alongside professional dancer Kylee Vincent, who now partners the Edenderry comedian.
The pair received the second highest score of the opening night.
Father Kelly says the competition is already tight, but will intensify next week: