In January, Sinéad O'Connor's son Shane took his own life: The Irish musician is still mourning the loss so much that she does not want to play any more concerts this year. All performances are to be made up for next year.
Irish musician Sinéad O'Connor has canceled all of her upcoming performances for 2022 following the death of her son Shane earlier this year. She was advised to focus on "her own health and well-being," according to a statement from her team. Shane died in January aged just 17.
The statement said the singer will not be performing live in 2022 "due to ongoing grief" over the loss of her son. "This was not an easy decision for Sinéad", but a decision "that she had to make for her own health and well-being at this point".
The team of the musician, who celebrated her international breakthrough in 1990 with the song "Nothing Compares 2 U", also thanked friends and fans of the 55-year-old. “Their support and understanding” are very important during this time. "The love shown was a source of great comfort and peace to Sinéad". The concerts are to be made up for in 2023, provided that O'Connor is better.
In January, O'Connor announced that her 17-year-old son had died. The teenager escaped from a psychiatric hospital and took your life. Shane was in the clinic because of an acute risk of suicide. O'Connor later bitterly accused the facility of escaping.
Shane's father is Irish folk musician Donal Lunny. Sinead O'Connor also has another son named Jake Reynolds, who is 35 years old and whose father is John Reynolds. Their daughter Roisin is 26 years old. She lives with her father, journalist John Waters. O'Connor's youngest child is called Yeshua Francis Neil Bonadio, is 16 years old and the son of the American businessman Frank Bonadio.