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Remembering Sinéad O'Connor

Wednesday, 26 July 2023
Sinéad O'Connor's eyes, portrait by Jim Fitzpatrick

Photograph of Sinéad O'Connor by Jim Fitzpatrick

The NLI wishes to offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sinéad O'Connor.

Sinéad O'Connor's debut single Troy was released in 1987 from her studio album The Lion and the Cobra. Written by O'Connor, the lyric was based on the poem No Second Troy by William Butler Yeats.

Below, you can listen to O'Connor reading  No Second Troy, which is featured in our exhibition Yeats: The Life & Works of William Butler Yeats, located at our Main Library building, 7/8 Kildare Street, Dublin. (Credits: Martello Media)

No Second Troy, WB Yeats | Read by Sinéad O'Connor

Sinéad O'Connor graphic with text

Quote from Rememberings (Penguin) and photograph by Jim Fitzpatrick