Beautiful tribute to Sinéad O'Connor unveiled on Bray Head
It will overlook the singer's funeral cortege next week.
A stunning tribute to the late Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor has been unveiled on Bray Head this Sunday afternoon.
Located directly above the rediscovered World War Two 'ÉIRE' navigational landmark on Bray Head, the sign reads 'ÉIRE SINÉAD' with a love heart in the middle.
Each of the hand-cut letters measure 30ft tall.
Executive Creative Director of The Tenth Man (the agency behind the installation) Richard Seabrooke said:
“So much has been said about Sinéad since her recent passing, I’m not sure what is left to say. We just wanted to take the opportunity to mark the moment with a bold statement that symbolises what she meant to this little country of ours.”
The sign is close to the Dubliner's former home at Strand Road in Bray and will overlook the cortege for her funeral on Tuesday, August 8.
Thousands are expected to line the seafront to say their goodbyes and pay their respects to the iconic musical figure before she is laid to rest at a private funeral service.
The route will begin at the Harbour Bar end of Strand Road and continue along the seafront to the other end of Strand Road.
A statement from Sinéad's family added: "Sinéad 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 gardaí have asked that people gather, if they would like to say a last goodbye to Sinéad from 10.30am on Tuesday morning along the Bray Seafront."
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