GRIEVING mother Sinead O’Connor has made a plea to other troubled children not to take her life like her tragic son Shane.
She said: “A message to teenagers pondering the stupid choice my son feels forced to choose, I’ve seen many people die in my life.
“My son is the only one who doesn’t look to peace. Suicide won’t bring you peace. It’s a lie.”
She added: “So the next poor person means the person who tells me about my son ‘at least he’s safe now’ will make them turn off the lights.
“How does anyone know he’s at peace? I can tell you his face has been tormented like it’s been months. No difference.”
Sinead tweeted about her tragic son since first going missing last week and said the boy had been taken to mental health professionals a month ago “after disappearing leaving letters suicide including detailed funeral plans”.
On Saturday, Sinead confirmed that Shane – the son she shares with folk singer Donal Lunny – took his own life.
She wrote: “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the light of my life, decided to put an end to his mortal struggle today and is now doing it. stay with God.
“May he rest in peace and no one will follow his example. My child. I love you very much. Please rest in peace.”
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Gardai also confirmed that their investigation into the missing had stalled after Shane’s body was discovered outside Bray, Co Wicklow.
While Sinead took the matter to the Irish authorities, in a tweet she stated: “FYI please don’t imagine that I am less than well aware that I have failed my child, along with Tusla and HSE and the State of Ireland.
“And alongside the others in his life who will forever remain anonymous. We all know who we are. We’ve all failed him. Welcome to him. with Ireland.”
The Times of Ireland reports that an investigation into Shane’s death will be launched by the National Review Board (NRP).
NRP was established in 2010 to investigate serious incidents, including deaths, involving children and young people in care and/or known for child protective services. em.
ICONS NEED TO SHARE
Many Irish musicians have honored for Shane since the news of his death was announced, Imelda May, Shane MacGowan and James Vincent McMorrow have all offered their condolences.
Shane MacGowan said: “Sinead you have always been with me and for so many, you have been a comfort and a soul unafraid to feel the pain of those who are suffering.
“You have always tried to heal and help. I pray that you may find comfort and find strength, healing and peace in your own sadness and loss.”
Imelda May also shared a poem written by Shane that showcases his talent as a writer.
Sinead is also the mother of three other children, Jake, Roisin and Yeshua.
You’re not alone
SOME 340 people lost their lives to suicide last year.
It’s non-discriminatory, touching the lives of people in every corner of society – from the homeless and unemployed to builders and doctors, reality stars and footballers. football.
It is the leading killer of people under the age of 35, killing more people than cancer and car accidents.
And men are three times more likely to take their own life than women.
It is rarely talked about, however, a taboo that threatens to continue its deadly rampage unless we all stop and take notice now.
That’s why The Sun launched the You’re Not Alone campaign.
The goal is that by sharing practical advice, raising awareness, and breaking down barriers people face when it comes to their mental health, we can all do our best to help. save.
Let’s all pray for help when we need it and listen to others… You’re not alone.
If you, or anyone you know, need help dealing with mental health issues, the following organizations will provide support:
- CALM, www.thecalmzone.net, 0800 585 858
- Together at the top, www.headstogether.org.uk
- Care, www.mind.org.uk, 0300 123 3393
- papyrus, www.papyrus-uk.org, 0800 068 41 41
- Samaritans, www.samaritans.org, 116 123
- Movember, www.uk.movember.com
- Worry UK www.anxietyuk.org.uk, 03444 775 774 Mon-Fri 9:30am-10pm, Saturday/Sunday 10am-8pm
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