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Sinéad O’Connor Passes Away at 56, Tributes Pour in for the Irish Singer

Legendary singer Sinéad O’Connor best known for her hit song Nothing Compares 2 U, has died. According to a report by The Irish Times, the talented musician recently passed away at the age of 56.

The tragic news of Sinéad’s death was confirmed by her family. Continue reading further to find out the actual reason behind the demise of the famed singer and activist Sinéad O’Connor.

What was the cause behind the death of Sinéad O’Connor?

It has been reported by The Irish Times, that the unfortunate news of Sinéad O’Connor’s death was announced by her family. At the time of her demise, she was 56 years old. As of this moment, the cause behind her death has not been revealed publicly.

In a statement issued, her family said, “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Sinéad. Her family and friends are devastated and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”

Here’s all you need to know about Sinéad O’Connor (including her early life, background and more)

Sinéad O’Connor was born Sinead Marie Bernadette O’Connor in December 1996 in Glenageary, County Dublin. She had a tough childhood. During her teen years, she was placed in Dublin’s An Grianan Training Centre.

Then, one nun purchased a guitar for Sinéad and set her up with a music teacher. This marked the beginning of her musical career. She dropped her first studio album The Lion And The Cobra in 1987, which received a good response from critics and fans.

The acclaimed Dublin singer’s second album I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got, which consisted of her smashing track Nothing Compares 2 U came out in 1990. Throughout her career, she released a total of 10 studio albums.

Tributes pour in for Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor

Since the time, the sad news of Sinéad O’Connor’s demise broke, many of her fans and famous friends have shared their heartfelt tributes to her on various social media platforms.

Irish President Michael D Higgins mourned the loss of Connor on the micro-blogging site Twitter. He gushed over her ‘extraordinarily beautiful and unique voice.’ Along with this, he also praised her ‘authenticity.’

He went on to say, “What Ireland has lost at such a relatively young age is one of our greatest and most gifted composers, songwriters, and performers of recent decades, one who had a unique talent and extraordinary connection with her audience, all of whom held such love and warmth for her.”

Michael concluded, “Her contribution joins those great contributions of Irish women who contributed to our lives, its culture and its history in their own unique but unforgettable ways. May her spirit find the peace she sought in so many different ways.”

Irish comedian Dara O’Briain chimed in and spoke about Sinead’s death. He tweeted, “Ah shite, Sinead O’Connor has died. That’s just very sad news. Poor thing. I hope she realised how much love there was for her.”

British singer Alison Moyet penned, “Heavy hearted at the loss of Sinead O’Connor. Wanted to reach out to her often but didn’t.I remember her launch. Astounding presence.Voice that cracked stone with force & by increment. As beautiful as any girl around & never traded on that card. I Loved that about her. Iconoclast”

We send our sincere condolences to the near and dear ones of legendary singer Sinéad O’Connor during this time of difficulty. Stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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