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15th Aug 2023

Sinéad O’Connor reportedly wanted a biopic about her life before her passing

Jody Coffey

When Sinéad O’Connor sadly passed away last month, it rocked the nation.

Since her passing on July 26th, her management has confirmed that, before Sinéad’s death, she was mulling over the idea of having a biopic about her life.

They revealed that the Nothing Compares 2 U singer was considering having her best-selling memoir, Rememberings, made into a movie.

According to The Sun, Sinéad had three Hollywood actresses in mind to play her at different stages of her life.

Fellow Irish woman, Saoirse Ronan, was apparently one of the singer’s top picks to play her during her early years.

Niamh Algar and Demi Moore also gained the attention of the This Is The Day songstress.

“She had a huge amount of respect for Demi and thought Niamh was a real rising star after she saw her in her TV series The Virtues,” a source told the publication.

“Sinéad, too, thought Saoirse was fierce and loved her from her film Brooklyn in 2015 when she played an Irish migrant,” they added.

In talks, she reportedly was keen to get involved with the script and favoured the idea of a ‘triptych-style film featuring three different actresses.

In true Sinéad style she wanted three actresses that would fit in with a ‘satirical reference to the Catholic Church’s father, son, and Holy Ghost.’

It has not been confirmed if the film will go ahead in her memory.

The singer, who died aged 56, was buried in her hometown of Bray, Co Wicklow, last week.

Since her untimely passing, tributes have been pouring in for the ‘beloved daughter of Ireland.’