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Here’s a roundup of news and reaction to the death of Sinead O’Connor

The death of Sinead O’Connor is front page news around the world today. Reaction and analysis has been widespread.

  1. Sinead died in her London home at 11:18 am Wednesday. She was found “unresponsive” and “pronounced dead at the scene.” Her death is not being treated as suspicious.
  2. This is how she spent her final days.
  3. She left these instructions for her kids.
  4. She may have left an estate worth about US$4 million. But for a while, she was living in a New Jersey Travelodge.
  5. She also opened up about her son’s suicide recently.
  6. How Sinead O’Connor became one of hip-hop’s most revered allies.
  7. Here’s a look back on her life in The Guardian.
  8. Russell Crowe wrote this essay, calling Sinead his hero.
  9. Fans are paying tribute in Dublin.
  10. Artists are reacting to her passing.
  11. Here are more tributes.
  12. And more.
  13. And still more.
  14. And more still.
  15. Meanwhile, Morrissey is calling out people: “You hadn’t the guts to support her when she was alive and she was looking for you.”

Alan Cross

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