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Sinead O’Connor pays tribute to her 17-year-old son Shane as she wears pink at his Hindu funeral

Sinead O’Connor paid tribute to her ‘beautiful’ 17-year-old son today as she wore pink to his Hindu funeral after he took his own life.

Shane was buried after a ceremony attended by 50 mourners, including his father Donal Lunny, at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin.

Sinead, who wore bright colors in line with her son’s wishes, took to Twitter shortly afterwards to say he “would have loved it.”

The Irish singer, 55, wrote: ‘We have just said goodbye to our beautiful angel, Shaney. Very beautiful Hindu ceremony. Shane must have loved it.’

Referring to a mantra meaning ‘om, peace, peace, peace’ that appears in Buddhist prayers and scriptures, she continued: ‘He always sang ‘Om. Shanti”.

“I’ve put a few packs of cigarettes in the box for him in case there isn’t one in heaven. He would have loved that too. to. Shanti.’

The heartbroken mom also posted a link to a mantra she played to her son “all week.”

Sinead confirmed last Saturday that Shane, who she described as “the light of her life,” had taken his own life after escaping the hospital while on suicide watch.

The ceremony preceded a memorial service for the teen that will take place tomorrow night in Bray, Co Wicklow.

Sinead (pictured near Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium), who wore bright colors in line with her son's wishes, took to Twitter shortly afterwards to say he 'would have loved it'

Sinead (pictured near Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium), who wore bright colors in line with her son’s wishes, took to Twitter shortly afterwards to say he ‘would have loved it’

Shane was buried after a ceremony attended by 50 mourners, including his father Donal Lunny, at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin

Shane was buried after a ceremony attended by 50 mourners, including his father Donal Lunny, at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin

Shane was buried after a ceremony attended by 50 mourners, including his father Donal Lunny, at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin

1642262365 203 Sinead OConnor pays tribute to her 17 year old son Shane as

1642262365 203 Sinead OConnor pays tribute to her 17 year old son Shane as

Sinead confirmed last Saturday that Shane (both pictured), who she described as “the light of her life,” had committed suicide after escaping the hospital while on suicide watch.

Sinead, who changed her name to Shuhada’ Davitt in 2018, wrote last week: My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the light of my life, has decided today to end his earthly struggle and is now with God.

May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please rest assured:’

Shane was one of O’Connor’s four children, along with Jake Reynolds, Roisin Waters, and Yeshua Francis Neil Bonadio.

She later tweeted a Bob Marley song dedicated to Shane, in which she heartbreakingly described her son as her “blue-eyed baby” and “the light of my life.”

She wrote: ‘This is for my Shaney. The light of my life. The lamp of my soul. My blue-eyed baby.

“You will always be my light. We will always stay together. No border can separate us.’

Shane went missing last week and was last seen in Tallaght, south Dublin, on Friday, as Gardai put out a call to find the teen.

O’Connor threatened Tallaght Hospital with a lawsuit if “something happened to my son,” claiming her son disappeared from the hospital while on suicide watch.

Sinead saw mourners greet at the ceremony at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin today

Sinead saw mourners greet at the ceremony at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin today

Sinead saw mourners greet at the ceremony at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin today

1642262367 985 Sinead OConnor pays tribute to her 17 year old son Shane as

1642262367 985 Sinead OConnor pays tribute to her 17 year old son Shane as

Shortly after the ceremony, the heartbroken mother posted a link to a mantra she played to her son “all week”

The ceremony preceded a memorial service for the teen that will take place tomorrow night in Bray, Co Wicklow

The ceremony preceded a memorial service for the teen that will take place tomorrow night in Bray, Co Wicklow

The ceremony preceded a memorial service for the teen that will take place tomorrow night in Bray, Co Wicklow

Gardai renewed their appeal for help in locating Shane’s whereabouts on Friday.

They then said ‘Shane last seen this’ [Friday] morning in the Tallaght, Dublin 24 area. Shane is described as six feet tall with short brown hair and blue eyes.

When he was last seen, he was wearing a black hoodie with a large print in the middle, dark track pants, a wine T-shirt and white runners. Gardaí is concerned for Shane’s well-being.”

Police confirmed on Saturday that the search for Shane had been halted after a body was found.

The Irish singer, 55, wrote: 'We have just said goodbye to our beautiful angel, Shaney.  Very beautiful Hindu ceremony.  Shane will have loved it'

The Irish singer, 55, wrote: 'We have just said goodbye to our beautiful angel, Shaney.  Very beautiful Hindu ceremony.  Shane will have loved it'

The Irish singer, 55, wrote: ‘We have just said goodbye to our beautiful angel, Shaney. Very beautiful Hindu ceremony. Shane will have loved it’

In the photo, mourners gather for the ceremony at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin

In the photo, mourners gather for the ceremony at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin

In the photo, mourners gather for the ceremony at Newlands Cross Cemetery and Crematorium in West Dublin

Police confirmed on Saturday that the search for Shane had 'stopped' after a body was found

Police confirmed on Saturday that the search for Shane had 'stopped' after a body was found

Police confirmed on Saturday that the search for Shane had ‘stopped’ after a body was found

A spokesperson said:: ‘Following the recovery of a body in the Bray area of ​​Wicklow on Friday, January 7, 2022, a missing persons appeal for Shane O’Connor, 17, has been withdrawn.’

Representatives from O’Connor said, “Unfortunately, we can confirm Shane O’Connor’s passing.

“We politely ask for respect and appreciation for Sinead, Shane’s father and Shane’s family at this very difficult time.”

Anyone seeking help can call Samaritans toll-free on 116 123 or visit samaritans.org

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