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Wednesday 30 July 2014

Portraits of Sinead O'Connor as a child raise €26,000 for charity

Allison Bray

Published 27/11/2012|05:00

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Portrait of Sinead O’Connor which raised €8,500 for charity.
Sinead O’Connor

A PRIVATE portrait of Sinead O'Connor as a child and another piece of art from the singer's personal collection has helped raise more than €26,000 for charity.

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Both paintings were donated by the singer for auction at the Whyte's Important Irish Art auction in the RDS, Dublin.

The portrait of Sinead as a young girl by artist Thomas Ryan shows the controversial singer, aged between seven and 10 years of age. It sold for more than €7,000 at the auction last night while another of her collection, a portrait by Co Wicklow artist Neil Condron 'Upon Small Shoulders', also went under the hammer for €19,500.

The big-hearted singer donated all of the proceeds to the Cork-based charity Penny Dinners.

Irish Independent

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