Shane O’Connor


Boy’s family fear for his welfare, court told – 15 June 2005

  • 16 years on and nothing changes for the better in Ireland’s Childcare services.

Sinead O’Connor’s son made final request in letter with only two allowed at his funeral – 11 Jan 2022

Sinead O’Connor says son tragically planned his funeral month before taking own life – 10 Jan 2022

Sinead claims Shane was discharged from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) one month ago after he left a “suicide note” and “detailed funeral plans”. They discharged him.   Said he had no plans. When objections were raised by the adult with him she was told “planning a funeral is no different to planning a wedding”  “That was the CAMHS psychiatrist.

  • “My child has now been dead on Tusla’s watch for over 48 hours and the only contact I have had from anyone representing Tusla was yesterday from their media office, concerned for themselves over the negative publicity.”Message to Tusla, a storm is coming that you haven’t rehearsed for. Kids are dying in your care every day. Now my kid is one of them. Big mistake.

Death of Shane O’Connor, 17, to spark inquiries – 9 Jan 2022


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