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Sinead O'Connor found peace in rural Roscommon says local Senator

Jul 27, 2023 13:33 By Shannonside News
Sinead O'Connor found peace in rural Roscommon says local Senator
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The singer has lived in the Kilglass/Scramogue area for the past number of years.

Sinead O'Connor, who died yesterday aged 56, was found unresponsive at her home in London.

A Roscommon Senator says he believes Sinead O' Connor found some peace and solace during her time spent in the Kilglass/Scramogue area over the past couple of years.

Speaking on the Joe Finnegan show this morning Fianna Fail Senator Eugene Murphy revealed the singer had been a regular resident of the area in recent times and seemed to enjoy her time there.

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He said even though many people knew she was staying in the locality they had respected her privacy:

'50% of the community knew she was there and 50% didn't know.

I think she found, this was her retreat, she lived in a rural area in Kilglass but she would be surrounded by a number of neighbours.

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Sinead O'Connor, even when she wasn't making headlines by her own statements, the media and tabloids would always be after her.

I think she found that peace here, she walked the roads here, she shopped locally.

So she lead a very ordinary down to earth life and she found that retreat.'

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