Sinead O’Connor Laid to Rest in Ireland

Sinead O’Connor was put to rest in Ireland on Tuesday after passing away on July 26.

The singer’s funeral was conducted in Bray, a town outside Dublin, where she had lived for 15 years. Thousands of admirers came to pay their respects during the funeral procession. Among those in attendance were U2’s Bono, the Edge, and Adam Clayton, as well as Bob Geldof of the Boomtown Rats and Ireland’s President, Michael D. Higgins.

You can see photos from the funeral procession below.

U2 had previously shared a tribute on their social media, quoting a 1986 song called “Heroine” that O’Connor recorded with the Edge: “Touch these eyes with a broken smile, touch my mouth with your furrowed brow, lift my heart, heal my shame, lead me into rest again … Heroine … Rest in peace, Sinead.”

A tribute artwork to O’Connor was installed by the creative agency the Tenth Man on the hillsides of Bray, displaying the words “EIRE SINEAD” in bright white letters. “We just wanted to take the opportunity to mark the moment with a bold statement that symbolizes what she meant to this little country of ours,” Richard Seabrooke, executive creative director of the Tenth Man, told CNN.


Photos from Just Jared

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