Singer Imelda May has called on her followers to "line the streets" of the Bray Seafront as fans are given their chance to say goodbye to Sinéad O'Connor.
Yesterday, O'Connor's family issued a statement that the singer would be laid to rest tomorrow, in a private burial.
They said members of the public will have the opportunity to pay their final respects when her funeral cortege passes along the seafront in Bray, Co Wicklow on Tuesday.
Singer and friend Imelda May has called on her followers to "line the streets" from 10:30am on Bray Seafront.
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This week, May spoke to The Pat Kenny Show about her friendship with O'Connor, saying her friend's passing was a "kick to the stomach" that she still is struggling to process.
"Sinéad was a good friend of mine and she got me through some tough times. We got each other through some stuff," she said.
"She's gone from being demonised to sainthood within the matter of a week and none of us are any of those things.
"We're all somewhere down the middle, but I am glad that she's getting the love.
"I'm glad she got to see it before she was gone, she did get to see the tide turn in her favour."
— Imelda May (@ImeldaOfficial) July 27, 2023
A large installation honouring O’Connor was unveiled by Dublin-based creative agency, The Tenth Manon on Bray Head, Co Wicklow yesterday.
"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," they said.
"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.”
O'Connor's family said the route will begin at the Harbour Bar end of Strand Road and continue along the seafront to the other end of Strand Road, passing by the home in Montobello, where Ms O'Connor lived for 15 years.
“Sinéad loved living in Bray and the people in it,” her family said.
“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.”
Gardaí have asked that people gather from 10.30am along the Bray seafront.