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14th Apr 2023

The Script’s Mark Sheehan dies following short illness

Kat O'Connor

Harrowing news.

The Script has announced the death of their bandmate Mark Sheehan.

Mark tragically passed away at the age of 46 after a short illness.

Alongside a photo of the musician, The Script confirmed the heartbreaking news.

They confirmed that Mark passed away today, April 14th.


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“Much loved husband, father, brother, band mate and friend Mark Sheehan passed away today in hospital after a brief illness.

“The family and group ask fans to respect their privacy at this tragic time.”

Tributes have been pouring in for Mark following news of his untimely death.

Laura Whitmore wrote, “Thinking of you all at this time. Mark was one of the nicest and most talented men you could meet x.”

One fan shared, “My heart sank reading this. The Script has got me through some dark times. My thoughts are with every one of his friends, family & his connections. The Script Family will be grieving with you. Sleep tight, Mark.”

Danny O’Reilly added, “Shocked and saddened. Mark was always so lovely and encouraging to us. Our thoughts are with all the Script family. RIP.”

“My heart is broken and the world is poorer without you in it,” another shared.