Kirsty MacColl died that day in 2000, leaving family members, friends and fans devastated

Known for her sweeping performance on the Pogues track ‘Fairytale of New York’, MacColl may have disappeared two decades ago today, but her voice is one of the best known to almost everyone in Ireland – including those born after their death / p>

The British singer died on Jan. December 2000 tragically on vacation in Mexico with her partner and young sons Her final moments were sacrifice and heroism as she pushed her son Jamie out of the way of the speedboat that was hurtling toward her

Tragically, she was hit by the boat and died instantly after severe chest injuries

She had sacrificed her own life for her son, who sustained only minor injuries from the collision

On 20 On the 50th anniversary of her death, the legendary singer was honored by those who are still inspired by her today

Fellow musician Colin Bagley paid tribute to MacColl’s writing “A brilliant singer-songwriter, great influence and unfortunately taken far too early 20 years ago today”

A brilliant singer-songwriter, great influence and unfortunately taken far too early 20 years ago today #kirstymaccoll picTwittercom / sk4eObVNgh

“It’s Kirsty’s Anniversary Always in Memory,” wrote another person, while a man added”I can still remember hearing the news of her death and being speechless in disbelief [Kirsty MacColl], a life that was cruelly torn away far too soon, and a talent that has been missed to this day”

One fan shared a cherished memory of the singer, writing, “One of the celebrity deaths that shook me the most When we lived in London we used to visit their bank in Soho Square Will play their tunes today”

God it’s been twenty years since we lost #kirstymaccoll, one of the celebrity deaths that shook me the most.When we lived in London we used to visit their bank in Soho Square Will play their tunes today PictureTwittercom / W50TAKEihs

“I never stopped being sad about how beautiful Kirsty MacColl died 20 years ago today

I never stopped being sad about how the beautiful #KirstyMcColl died 20 years ago today Thank goodness for #fairytaleofnewyork, which makes her forever inseparable from #Christmas picTwittercom / aMg8rPkmTA

“We lost Kirsty McColl 20 years ago, one man wrote,” A unique, beautiful talent and legacy of unforgettable songs

We lost Kirsty McColl 20 years ago, a unique, beautiful talent and legacy of unforgettable songs Always Sun on the Water # kirstymaccoll picTwittercom / On1o90XVOu

Radio presenter Peter Curran said: “Kirsty McColl 20 years passed, but always here How beautifully she would have ravaged our time” –

Kirsty McColl 20 years passed, but always here How beautifully she would have ravaged our time ❤️ BildTwittercom / 8xnpugbeaw

Fan Ben Ripley said, “It’s been twenty years since the world lost #KirstyMacColl’s unique talent – I’ll be listening to her music all day. She’s still my favorite singer / songwriter”

It’s been twenty years since the world lost #KirstyMacColl’s unique talent – I’ll be listening to her music all day. She’s still my favorite singer / songwriter Kirsty MacColl: 10 October 1959 – 18 December 2000 ImageTwittercom / j7rqY29sZO

The artist ‘Mr Markzilla’ shared an old portrait of the legendary singer and wrote: “It’s been a difficult 20 years without your beautiful voice singing new songs

“I drew this 6 years ago and pinned a map and rainbow rose to your bench when I was visiting Soho Square

It’s been a difficult 20 years with your lovely voice not singing new songs #kirstymaccoll I drew this 6 years ago and pinned a card and rainbow rose to your bench when I visited Soho Square, still cry when I see Fairytale listen, the last song i played before i heard picTwittercom / SxdyHsSULt

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