Sinead O’Connor’s funeral plans announced as fans set to say ‘last goodbye’

Sinead O'Connor's funeral will be held on Tuesday (August 8) on the seafront in Co Wicklow, Ireland, where she used to live.

The tragic late Irish singer died at the age of 56 last month, having been found unresponsive by police at her south-east London home on July 26.

It sparked tributes from music titans and fans around the world, including Bob Geldof, Annie Lennox and Morrissey.

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Her family have now confirmed that fans will be given a chance to say a "last goodbye" to the Grammy-winning songstress.

A statement on Sunday (August 6) encouraged members of the public to gather by the seafront from 10.30am so that they can pay their respects to the singer.

The statement read: "Sinead loved living in Bray and the people in it.

"With this procession, her family would like to acknowledge the outpouring of love for her from the people of Co Wicklow and beyond, since she left last week to go to another place.

"The Gardai have asked that people gather, if they would like to say a last goodbye to the singer, from 10.30am on Tuesday along the Bray seafront."

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A funeral cortege will travel along the seafront in Bray, starting at the Harbour Bar and will continue to the other end of the Strand Road before a private burial takes place.

It will pass by Sinead's former home of 15 years on the Strand Road in Montebello, where fans have been laying flowers since her passing.

Fans across the world have been uniting to remember the musician, with memorials held in places such as Dublin, Belfast and London.

The singer was working on a new album with producer David Holmes and planned to tour before she passed.

In London, words such as "Thank you Sinead, we heard you," were written on a sign as flowers, cards and candles were placed on a shrine for the global superstar.

Coroners have confirmed that there is currently no medical cause given for her death, and that an autopsy is underway with results potentially taking "several weeks".

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