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# Sinead O'Connor

Last month
August 2023
Hozier 'absolutely' prepared for Hollywood-style strike over AI threat to the music industry
The singer said he would ‘absolutely’ join in solidarity if there was a music strike similar to the Hollywood action.
Large crowds line streets in Bray to bid farewell to Sinead O'Connor ahead of private burial
The Grammy-winning singer was found unresponsive by police at her south-east London home, aged 56.
O’Connor’s family have asked people who wish to say a “last goodbye” to stand along the Bray seafront as the cortege passes by.
Handwritten notes left outside O'Connor's former home in Bray thanked her for sharing her voice and her music.
President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina are attending today's funeral.
Fiachna Ó Braonáin: Sinéad was a gifted, intelligent and sensitive soul - we will miss her
Sinéad O'Connor's death 'not being treated as suspicious' but 'no medical cause of death' given
Flowers left outside Sinead O’Connor’s former home ahead of funeral
A funeral service is set to take place for the singer tomorrow.
Funeral of Sinéad O'Connor to take place on Tuesday morning
Her funeral cortege will progress along the seafront in Bray, Co Wicklow, past the home that she lived in for 15 years.
July 2023
Emer Nolan: Sinéad blew up the image of Irish womanhood like Edna O'Brien had done before her
The English professor says Sinéad’s keens, prayers and cries of pain will always matter so intensely to many people in the country.
Documentary about the life of Sinéad O'Connor is now available to watch at home
The documentary – which focuses particularly on O’Connor’s life from 1987 to 1993 – aired in cinemas late last year.
Fiachna Ó Braonáin: Sinéad was a gifted, intelligent and sensitive soul - we will miss her
The Hothouse Flowers musician pays tribute to the singer who died this week.
Sinéad O'Connor's managers say she was considering making her book into a film before her death
67 Management’s Kenneth and Carl Papenfus said they were sending their love, thoughts and prayers to the singers family.
Poll: What is your favourite Sinéad O'Connor song?
Have your say.
Sinéad O'Connor: One defining image, 30 years and still no apology
Sinéad O’Connor should have been celebrated, not shunned, for her bravery.
'Fiery, fierce and bold to the core': Fans gather to remember Sinéad O'Connor in Dublin City
Fans of the singer gathered in Temple Bar this evening and lay out flowers, signs, newspapers and candles.
The legendary singer was one of this country’s most internationally famous musicians and was much-loved at home and abroad.
One fan said she, her sister and her mother "really bonded over her music since a young age".
Another fan wrote a poem that discussed many of the topics that made O’Connor the legend she was, including a mention of her 1992 Saturday Night Live appearance where she ripped up a photo of the pope.
Sinéad O'Connor's death 'not being treated as suspicious' but 'no medical cause of death' given
The legendary singer announced on social media only a fortnight ago that she had moved to London.
Sineád O'Connor: Tributes paid to one of Ireland's 'most gifted' artists
Events and memorials are underway in Dublin and abroad.
In Pictures: The life of 'wise and visionary' Sinéad O'Connor
The legendary singer has died aged 56.
'Our girl Sinéad', 'Rebel with angel's voice': Irish and global newspapers pay tribute to an icon
The death of the singer at the age of 56 was announced yesterday.
Sinéad O'Connor has died at the age of 56
The singer was one of this country’s most well-known musicians.
The Remote: Sex for Rent exposé and a Sinéad O'Connor documentary
What will you be watching?
This year
“We make the things we want to see in the world”: Dublin photographer Ellius Grace interviewed
From Sinéad O’Connor to Barry Keoghan, Dublin photographer Ellius Grace has amassed an extraordinary portfolio.
Last year
Sinéad O'Connor's legacy: 'This young woman from Dublin created so much reaction across the world'
We speak to the director of a new documentary about Sinéad O’Connor, called Nothing Compares.
Sinead O'Connor cancels upcoming gigs due to continued grief over her son's death
Shane O’Connor died earlier this year aged 17.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Sinéad O’Connor’s son dies aged 17
Gardai had issued appeals for Shane O’Connor, who was missing in recent days.
All time
'Bob, a chara' — President Michael D Higgins sings Dylan's praises as the songwriter turns 80
The Rolling Stones and Sinead O’Connor have also paid tribute.
Sinéad O'Connor has been named one of the most influential women of the past 100 years
The list was compiled by Time and includes a ‘Woman of the Year’ for each year since 1920.
Sinead O'Connor selling her 'pre-Islam' clothes to raise money for women's refuge
O’Connor made headlines in recent days after performing her Nothing Compares 2 U hit on the Late Late Show.
High Court proceedings brought against Sinéad O'Connor by former manager are resolved
Talks took place between the parties before the hearing was at commence.
For the love of God, please stop sharing Sinéad O'Connor's tweets about white people
Sharing clickbait about Sinéad O’Connor while pretending to care about mental health is hypocritical.
5 striking portraits of legendary musicians captured by Irish journalist BP Fallon
From Keith Richards to Debbie Harry.
9 famous women who've absolutely rocked a buzzcut
Many have said how liberated it’s made them feel.
Johnny Depp dueted with Bono at Shane McGowan's big birthday gig last night
Some party to be at.
25 years on, here's why Sinead O'Connor deserves praise for ripping up a photo of the Pope
“She spoke truth to power at a time when it was unfashionable and paid a hefty price for it.”
Sinead O'Connor is being sued by her former manager for alleged breach of contract
Fachtna O’Ceallaigh is seeking upwards of €500,000 damages.
Less than half of this year's tax defaulters have paid up in full
Minister Michael Noonan has indicated that publication notices in future will indicate the payment status in relation to published tax settlements.
Sinéad O'Connor on tax defaulters list over €160k settlement
There were also a number of settlements between other individuals and Revenue that totalled over €1m.
Here's What Happened Today: Monday
Problems for non-religious parents, Finian McGrath’s smoking comments and the suspension of the Luas sick pay scheme…
Sinead O'Connor has been found safe and well
The singer had been reported missing after going for a bicycle ride yesterday morning in Wilmette, Illinois.
Sinead O'Connor had a hysterectomy ... and liveblogged it on Facebook
Updates from the singer included details about oddly-timed text messages from Bob Geldof.
Sinead O'Connor had a hysterectomy... and liveblogged it on Facebook
Sinéad O'Connor has cancelled all of her summer concerts citing "exhaustion"
This Thursday’s gig at the Galway Big Top is still going ahead despite Sinéad’s pull-out, with John Grant moving up to the headline slot.
Sinead O'Connor just called Kim Kardashian 'a c***' and it's going viral on Facebook
The singer isn’t too happy with Rolling Stone’s latest front cover.