Sinead O’Connor’s management released a statement saying the star will not perform for the rest of the year.
Sinead O’Connor canceled her remaining gigs for the rest of the year after coming to terms with her grief over her late son Shane.
The singer has been dealing with grief since her son Shane, 17, sadly passed away earlier this year.
Sinead’s management released a statement saying that she will not perform live for the rest of 2022, including the Galway International Arts Festival on July 24, as she faces the loss of his son.
“We are pleased to announce that due to continued grief over the tragic loss of Mrs. Shane’s beloved son Shane earlier this year, Sinead O’Connor will not be performing live this year,” the statement read. year 2022.
“This has not been an easy decision for Sinead but one she must make for her own health and happiness at this time.
“We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to Sinead’s worldwide body of ICMs, who have dealt with this matter with the utmost respect and dignity and have worked tirelessly.
“We would also like to thank our domestic and international promoters for their continued support and understanding.”
Sinead’s agency thanked fans for supporting her during this difficult time.
They said: “Thank you also to the friends and fans of Sinead, who have supported and understood us most respectfully all this time.
“The love shown was a great source of comfort and peace for Sinead.”
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Organizers of the Galway International Arts Festival said ticket holders will be contacted following the announcement and that they are thinking of Sinead in the meantime.
Ticket holders for other events are said to have been contacted in due time regarding ticket cancellations.
Sinead announced her son’s death in January after he was reported missing two days before his death.
The singer announced the news of Shane’s death on social media, writing: “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the light of my life, has decided to end it. his mortal struggles today and is now with the Lord.
“May he rest in peace and no one will follow his example. My child. I love you very much. Please rest in peace.”
Shane went missing in Newbridge, County Kildare, and was last seen in the Tallaght area of Dublin when officers said they were concerned for his welfare in light of Sinead’s announcement.
Sinead had previously alleged that her son had been ‘suicide watched’ at a hospital in Ireland before his death.
Following her son’s death, Sinead tweeted that she would not be performing live anytime soon due to ‘nothing to sing’.
She wrote: “Suffice it to say, suggesting that there will be any concerts this year, next year or ever. There will never be anything to sing about again. #DropsMike .”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/sinead-oconnor-cancels-2022-gigs-27259332 Sinead O'Connor cancels 2022 gig as she deals with grief over her beloved son Shane