Son of Sinéad O’Connor dies at age of 17 after going missing

1/8/2022 3:11:00 PM

Son of Sinéad O’Connor dies at age of 17 after going missing

Sinéad O'connor, Ireland

Son of Sinéad O’Connor dies at age of 17 after going missing

Irish musician says Shane O’Connor, last seen on Friday morning, ‘was the very light of my life’

January 8, 2022 Shane O’Connor had been missing since Thursday, with the Gardaí launching an appeal for his whereabouts.Sinéad O'Connor has announced the tragic death of her son Shane at age 17.two days after he was reported missing.two days after he was reported missing, she said on Twitter.

The 17-year-old was missing from Newbridge, County Kildare, and was last seen on Friday morning in the Tallaght, Dublin 24 area, the Gardaí said. In the appeal, which was reissued on Friday, officers said they were concerned for his welfare. Shortly before sharing the news of Shane's tragic passing, Sinéad revealed her son had gone missing from Tallaght Hospital in Dublin on Thursday 6 January and shared an appeal for his return. At the time, the singer had posted heartfelt messages on social media asking her son to contact her. “Shane, your life is precious. She wrote: "This is a message for my son, Shane. God didn’t chisel that beautiful smile on your beautiful face for nothing,” she tweeted.

“My world would collapse without you. You are scaring the c**p out of me. You are my heart. Please don’t stop it from beating. If you are with Shane please call the Gardai for his safety. Please don’t harm yourself. Go to the Gardai and let’s get you to hospital. "God didn’t chisel that beautiful smile on your beautiful face for nothing.

“This is a message for my son, Shane. Shane, it’s not funny any more all this going missing. You are my heart. You are scaring the crap out of me. Could you please do the right thing and present yourself at a Gardai station. Please don’t harm yourself. If you are with Shane please call the Gardai for his safety.

” The Gardaí have confirmed that the search for the 17-year-old has ended." The concerned mum then hit out at Tallaght Hospital as she revealed her son was being supervised as he had tried to take his own life twice recently. “Following the recovery of a body in the Bray area of Wicklow on Friday 7 January 2022, a missing person appeal in respect of Shane O’Connor, 17 years, has been stood down,” a spokesperson told the Irish Mirror. The musician was sent messages of condolences on social media, with Cáit O’Riordan, formerly of the Pogues, tweeting: “I’m so sorry Sinéad. Sinéad added: "Like, how has a seventeen year old traumatised young person WHO WAS ON SUICIDE WATCH in Tallaght Hosptial’s Lynn Ward been able to go missing??? "Hospital of course so far refusing to take any responsibility.” In the UK and Ireland, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123 or email .

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This is what happens when you leave the Christian ! May god forgive u ✝️ 🇮🇪 tkhereandthere I. Can’t. Even. Imagine. 😢 JamesRenner Condolences truly to his Mum and friends 😔💔💔💔 Sinead has had her own fair share of struggles. This is truly sad that her son couldn't be saved. Very sad news. My heart goes out to Sinead and her family. No words are adequate

Awful, awful news! Condolences for such a truly tragic loss of a young life. 💐 SineadOConnor Sad loss. RIP. SineadOConnor So horrifying and scary. here her son ,.. so very sad ... rest in peace ,... I’m sorry for your loss SineadOConnor My prayers and thoughts are with you. Ina lillah wa ina ilayhi rajioon

Sinéad O'Connor announces tragic death of son Shane age 17Sinéad O'Connor shared a series of heartbreaking tweets to share her grief over the loss of her 17 year old son Shane God that’s very sad poor family 😪 no doubt that hospital will come under some scrutiny now 😬😬😬 So so sad poor boy Your at peace now ❤️‍🩹 So very sad 😢 there are no words to describe mental illness, it’s that bad 💔

He never had a chance. Huh? Need more info. How awful This is devastating! 😢 Sending her & the rest of his friends/family my love!❤️❤️❤️ Damn. Poor woman must be heartbroken. Rest In Peace Shane O'Connor. I'm so sorry for your loss Sinéad O'Connor. Oh no, that's horrible! Sinead and her family are in my prayers.

Poor Sinead. Was that her son on her album “Universal Mother”? It has the sweetest lullaby to him.💔💔💔💔💔 so tragic 😞

Sinead O'Connor reveals her son, 17, has diedThe Irish singer, 55, paid tribute to her 'beautiful' son Shane on Twitter, writing: 'My beautiful son, Nevi'im Nesta Ali Shane O'Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today'. CorruptNSW This is not news. Leave the poor family alone ffs Hi, thanks for your attention. and retweet. For the first time in the world,collect NFTs that have carpets All NFTs minted by David Jones company have exquisite silk handmade carpets of the same NFT, which will be sent to buyers . Very Sad indeed, 17 is no age, The battle with his demons is over. R.I.P

How awful. So very young. Heartbreaking. So terrible for someone so young to succumb to whatever demons that drove him to this. May his memory be a blessing. Heartbreaking, she has already suffered much in this life. My heart goes out to her and her family. I know to many that are dealing with depression. Try to do anything you can to make this a better world to live in.

My condolences to her family !!! Rip Shane !!! Heartbreaking. 💔😢 What a pity. Heartbreaking 💔 Oh no 💔 MentalIllnessIsReal

Sinead O'Connor's 17-year-old son has diedThe Irish singer, 55, paid tribute to her 'beautiful' son Shane, who she shares with her ex, folk singer Donal Lunny, on Twitter as she confirmed the news. I always respect her, we grow up with her music So sad 😞 I love her music, I'm sad to hear about her kid, she really need help i hope the authorities find the problem and help prevent same tragedy from reoccurring.. there's a problem and I'm sure many who knows Sinead thinking it right now.

Condolences 💐 My condolences 🙏🏾💚truly sad So sad sending all the good vibes I can to Shane’s family so tragic...several of my friends have lost their young sons to suicide too...it leaves a lifetime of heart ache knowing someone has that much pain Jesus, this is just awful. God bless them both Jesuit shenanigans?

💔 This is so awful. No mother should ever have to bury a child. 😔 Prayers going out to Sinead. 🙏🏽 The death of a loved one is most often shocking and painful no matter the cause. My condolences to family and friends. 🙏🏿😢

Sinead O’Connor’s heartache as her teenage son Shane dies aged 17Heartbroken Sinead O’Connor broke the news her teenage son Shane died aged 17. If he had a normal mum he may have had half a chance. So sorry for your loss. I hope you manage to find the strength to get through this sad time. ❤️

Poor lad - so young, and he felt that was his only option. Love to his family. She isn't spared much is she 💔 Oh I am so sad to hear 🥺❤️ I’m so sorry for your loss This sucks. I don't know what else to say 😞 Heartbreaking. 💔 My prayers are with his family and all who mourn his loss. 🖤 Suicide is not cool, stop that, stop it. Every one is looking around for their kids. Will they be OK, with GOP taking all the air out of the room with their power seeking antics?

I’m so sorry, hang in there. RIP 😔 TonyTodd54 how sad and painful it is. no one should die too soon. except because of old age. I do not wish anyone something so disgusting. like death. 🥺😒

Sinead O'Connor's 17-year-old son has diedThe Irish singer, 55, paid tribute to her 'beautiful' son Shane, who she shares with her ex, folk singer Donal Lunny, on Twitter as she confirmed the news. Sad news, but if u have a mental mother and she cannot take care of you...it happens

That's horrendous. I'm so very sorry for her and her family. No mother should ever have to bury a child 😞 I'd kill myself too if that freak was my mother. It was a hit job by the pope. Tragedy Stop the stigma. I’m so sorry to hear this! RIP Did I ask? This is so sad. Hope he rests in peace. Sinéad's had a really tough life, hope she can find peace🙏

My heart breaks for her . 🙏

Sinead O’Connor shares tribute as teenage son dies'You will always be my light. We will always be together. ' I never knew I will be able to pay off my bills and get to my stand again in life. I want you guys to help me appreciate blake_teddy6 for introducing me to bitcoin and forex (binary option) and he has been of great help to me and my kids you are an angel in human form So sad. She's had a lot of issues over the years, I hope she gets the support she needs at such a harrowing time. So sad

💔💔 “Dies”?! He committed suicide. Words matter. At least they used to. Tragic, just a child. So sad 💔 Oh my god, that is awful. If I recall, she was already bipolar or depressed. I can’t imagine how this will impact her. My heart goes out. Very hard to hear of this-all the strength to her at this very difficult time

This woman has had a life of tragedy. I hope she finds a way to find peace. I'm not sure I could. I will listen to Lion and Cobra today is his and her honor, and remember that the greatest gifts are prone to great sacrifices. Oh no! Poor Sinead has had so much heartache. JamesRenner Condolences to his Mum...horrible heartbreaking....😢💔

I suspect the Vatican. They are probably still pissed at her. So devastating. Tragic. My deepest heartfelt condolences for loss of her beloved son. May he RIP. Wow. This is so tragic and incredibly sad!! My mother’s heart breaks for SineadOConnor. Sending her so much love. Condolences to Shuhada on her loss. Also, british media should really update their pics of this extraordinary woman now known as Shuhada Sadaqat.

Why is it not covered on the bbcnews ? Did she piss the beeb off? Just more news of a tennis player I'd never heard of before Thursday SineadOConnor OMG! RIP. My heart is broken. 😢🙏 Terrible , so sorry for her and her family

Very sad! R.I.P. 😰 Gosh how sad May he rest in peace. Our deepest condolences to his mother. I'm sure she was much older than 17... She might feel a little bit of the sorrow and Loss the mothers and fathers of victims of the provisional IRA that she so strongly supported 🤷‍♂️ Very sad news So terribly sad that someone not without her own troubles should have this to contend with.

Heartbreaking. So sad. It's easy to blame the last action/failing but we all know that isn't how things ever are. Those places should be shut down for the good they do. You have to be tough just to survive it. It breaks people who were already broken You can't keep damaging people without consequences May he R I P!

😢💔 How tragic. My mum’s friend lost her 8-year-old son in 1973 to a road accident and never really recovered. You have to count your blessings for ordinary everyday life that nothing like this can occur, which it can obviously easily and beyond your power to do anything about it omg it’s too much That is such sad news.

What a tragedy. My heart breaks for her.🙏🏾 It doesn’t matter what one may think about Sinéad O‘Connor‘s way of thinking, this is a mother who lost a child. Let’s all respect her mourning and her privacy. If you are having thoughts about Suicide, please get help. Struggles will pass. 💙 My deepest sympathy. Depressive is an awful disease.

So sorry for her loss 😞 wtf maybe she was forcing him to convert to the Satanic Verses, but he refused 😖

Poor lad was just a kid, devastating for family. Deepest sympathy. 🙏 🙏🏿 😞💔 Och, Sinéad… 😔 This is so incredibly sad Oh my jesus christ that is absolutely horrible. 😔🙏 There is no greater joy than having financial stability and a life free of debts, that’s why I keep tweeting about nichelle_90 it has been a pleasure collaborating with you...there is no other way I can show my appreciation other than tweeting the good deed you have done.

January 8, 2022 Shane O’Connor had been missing since Thursday, with the Gardaí launching an appeal for his whereabouts.Sinéad O'Connor has announced the tragic death of her son Shane at age 17.two days after he was reported missing.two days after he was reported missing, she said on Twitter.

The 17-year-old was missing from Newbridge, County Kildare, and was last seen on Friday morning in the Tallaght, Dublin 24 area, the Gardaí said. In the appeal, which was reissued on Friday, officers said they were concerned for his welfare. Shortly before sharing the news of Shane's tragic passing, Sinéad revealed her son had gone missing from Tallaght Hospital in Dublin on Thursday 6 January and shared an appeal for his return. At the time, the singer had posted heartfelt messages on social media asking her son to contact her. “Shane, your life is precious. She wrote: "This is a message for my son, Shane. God didn’t chisel that beautiful smile on your beautiful face for nothing,” she tweeted.

“My world would collapse without you. You are scaring the c**p out of me. You are my heart. Please don’t stop it from beating. If you are with Shane please call the Gardai for his safety. Please don’t harm yourself. Go to the Gardai and let’s get you to hospital. "God didn’t chisel that beautiful smile on your beautiful face for nothing.

“This is a message for my son, Shane. Shane, it’s not funny any more all this going missing. You are my heart. You are scaring the crap out of me. Could you please do the right thing and present yourself at a Gardai station. Please don’t harm yourself. If you are with Shane please call the Gardai for his safety.

” The Gardaí have confirmed that the search for the 17-year-old has ended." The concerned mum then hit out at Tallaght Hospital as she revealed her son was being supervised as he had tried to take his own life twice recently. “Following the recovery of a body in the Bray area of Wicklow on Friday 7 January 2022, a missing person appeal in respect of Shane O’Connor, 17 years, has been stood down,” a spokesperson told the Irish Mirror. The musician was sent messages of condolences on social media, with Cáit O’Riordan, formerly of the Pogues, tweeting: “I’m so sorry Sinéad. Sinéad added: "Like, how has a seventeen year old traumatised young person WHO WAS ON SUICIDE WATCH in Tallaght Hosptial’s Lynn Ward been able to go missing??? "Hospital of course so far refusing to take any responsibility.” In the UK and Ireland, Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123 or email .