Sad Farewell: The Script's Mark Sheehan Dead at 46

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Death came knocking as usual, but this time around she took away a treasure leading to an unforgettable loss. The music world mourns the loss of Mark Sheehan, guitarist of The Script. 

What Led To The Death Of Mark?

Mark Sheehan, the guitarist, and co-founder of The Script, is dead following a brief sickness. 


How Old Is Mark?

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The sensational Irish musician was 46 years old.

Mark’s Family Announced His Passing

Mark Sheehan of The Script performing on stage
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Mark’s family declared openly his death via a tweet from the band’s account on Friday.

What's The Content Of The Tweet?


Mark’s family wrote, “Much loved husband, father, brother, bandmate and friend Mark Sheehan passed away today in hospital after a brief illness. 

Respect Our Privacy At This Trying Time

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

Does Mark Have An Immediate Family?

Mark Sheehan performs with The Script in Dublin
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Yes, he does. He was survived by his spouse—Reena Sheehan, and their three kids. 

When Was Mark’s Band Founded?

Glen Power, Danny O’Donoghue and Mark Sheehan of The Script
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The band “The Script” was established in Dublin in 2021. 

What Is The Script Prominent For?


The music band is famously known for their songs like “Breakeven,” “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved,” “For the First Time” and “Hall of Fame” featuring

The Script Released Its Greatest Album Four Years Ago


The music band released their latest album “Sunsets & Full Moons” in 2019 and their greatest hits album “Tales from the Script” in 2021 respectively.

The Script Is Planning Their Carnival Tour

Mark Sheehan performing
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The Script is set to open for Pink during the UK shows of her “Summer Carnival Tour” in June.

Friends Turned Business Partners

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Mark and The Script’s lead singer Danny O’Donoghue, 42, had been best friends since their teenage days.

It's Been A Long Way Coming

Mark Sheehan with bandmates Glen Power and Danny O'Donoghue in 2013
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Mark and Danny were both formerly in the boy band Mytown, formed in 1996.

Mark’s Death Shook Everyone

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Different people took to Twitter to express their dismay about this untimely death while quickly trending the “RIP MARK hashtag”

Here Are Some Of The Comments


The band Kodaline offered their condolences, “So sorry to hear the passing of Mark Sheehan! We had the great fortune of getting to spend time in his company over the years and was always such a lovely man! Deepest condolences to his family and his @thescript brothers.” 

Heartbroken And At A Loss For Words


Denise wrote, “Heartbroken and at a loss for words. Sending love to everyone, especially his friends and family. RIP Mark.”

Thank You For All The Memories 


Zenjoys wrote her ode, “💔 RIP Mark. Thank you for all the music and memories.” 

This Leaves Me Speechless

“This leaves me absolutely speechless and paralyzed. Thanks for the good times. RIP,” said a fan. “My condolences to friends & family and @TheScript_Danny & @glenofthepower Thinking of you.

Shocked To Hear The Tragic News 


Kevin Hughes wrote, “Shocked to hear the tragic news tonight. RIP Mark Sheehan. Sending love and heartfelt condolences to all of Mark's family and to Danny, Glen & @thescript family, tonight. All in my thoughts.” 

RIP Mark


Another fan tweeted, “Had the pleasure of seeing The Script again in Nottingham last year. RIP Mark.”