Mourners gather in song to pay tribute to Sinéad O’Connor

Around 100 fans joined together to sing Nothing Compares 2 U, at a memorial in Dublin

The lunchtime singalong in Barnardo Square in the capital was organised by socialist feminist group Rosa. Picture: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sinéad O’Connor fans gathered in Dublin to pay tribute to the late star.

Around 100 people joined together to sing O’Connor’s biggest hit, Nothing Compares 2 U, at a memorial on Sunday afternoon.

Dublin-born O’Connor, who died in at her home in London last week aged 56, was propelled to international stardom in 1990 with her cover of the song, which was originally sung by Prince.

Alongside her powerful vocals and lyrics, the Irish singer ...