By Alanah Eriksen

Sealed with a kiss: Sinead O'Connor married boyfriend Barry Herridge at the famous Little White Wedding Chapel yesterday, days after announcing their engagement

Sinead O'Connor only announced two days ago she would wed her unknown boyfriend of three months in a ceremony on Thursday.

And true to her word, the eccentric Irish singer tied the knot for the fourth time in a quickie Las Vegas wedding on her 45th birthday yesterday.

She walked down the aisle with Irish therapist Barry Herridge, who she met online, at the famous Little White Wedding Chapel in Nevada's Sin City.

The ceremony lasted just 15 minutes and the couple invited no guests - even Sinead's four children - apart from the cameramen.

She described the ceremony on her blog as 'Too glorious for words', and promised to tell all when she was less distracted enjoying time with her new husband.

She also posted a picture of an empty chapel, with the caption: .Photo of the celebrity guests at our wedding'.

Sinead dressed unusually girly yesterday and looked to have lost weight, looking more like her Nothing Compares 2 U heyday in the 1990s.

The tomboy wore a strapless pastel pink maxi dress and chunky pink metallic and silver heels.

But she failed to conceal her numerous tattoos, including a massive design on her chest, and is still sporting her trademark shaved head.

In love: Not much is known about Barry, a therapist she met online after a desperate plea by the singer for a decent man to come forward

Joining the group: The Little White Chapel in Las vegas has been the venue of choice for several celebrity weddings, including Britney Spears, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, and Judy Garland

Barry wore a suit over a pink shirt that matched Sinead's dress and had a red rose in his lapel that matched her bouquet.

The couple looked smitten with one another, sharing a passionate kiss for the cameras and staring into each other's eyes as they walked sown the isle after being pronounced husband and wife.

They cuddled up on a pink Cadillac - reminiscent of Elvis Presley's iconic car - before heading to a hotel in the gambling capital of America.

Sinead even shed a few tears as she sat with her new husband before they headed to a hotel for their wedding night.

She has only been dating Barry, who works as a counselor for people with addiction problems in Dublin, for three months.

Scrubbing up nice: The singer shed her usual tomboy image for this pretty strapless pink maxidress and chunky heels, but failed to cover her numerous tattoos

Happy tears: The singer got extremely emotional as she sat with her new husband after the ceremony was over

He replied after she wrote on her blog in September that she was 'sex-starved' and asked potential suitors to apply online.

'Barry sent me this wonderful email, which just took my heart away,' she told the Irish Independent before flying out from Heathrow to the U.S yesterday.

'It had to be him... I had no intention of getting married again but Barry was extremely persuasive. He proposed to me on every single date we have had since August. He is extremely persuasive -- and other unprintable things.'

The pair met up at a coffee shop and apparently 'talked for hours'.

Barry revealed the contents of the email to the paper.

We did it! The newly married couple snuggled up on a pink Cadillac

'I was getting off a train at Connolly Station one morning when I saw this woman acting strangely on the platform,' he said.

'At first I didn't know what she was doing, and then I realised she was playing hopscotch. It wasn't Sinead but a business woman in a suit and in her 30s, just having a bit of fun.

'I wondered why more women that age weren't doing the same thing? And it struck me that this was exactly what Sinead was doing with her search for love, having fun, and I told Sinead about this woman in my first email.'

He added: 'I love Sinead more than anyone I have ever met, or anybody I will ever meet. I am going to look after her.'

Sinead said she didn't want a big ceremony.

'I've been married before, but I've never had my dream wedding in Vegas. I wanted to do it there because it's casual, quick, not religious and, most of all, very romantic.

'People always complain, 'you never invited me to your wedding', but I prefer casual weddings. I'm so happy.'

Pucker up baby: The couple shared several passionate kisses for the cameras and stared into each other's eyes lovingly after being pronounced husband and wife

Igniting the flame: Sinead said Barry proposed on every single date they had until she said yes

The newlyweds have no time for a honeymoon as Sinead is due back in Dublin tomorrow to attend the aftershow party for a concert marking the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International.

The Little White Chapel has been the venue for several celebrity weddings, including that between Britney Spears and childhood friend Jason Alexander in 2004.

Other notable ceremonies include the wedding of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore in 1987, that between Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow in 1966, and Judy Garland and Mark Herron in 1965.

Nice ride: The car is a tribute to Elvis' pink Cadillac. Some websites claim he married Priscilla at the chapel in 1967, but they actually tied the knot at the Aladdin Hotel

Still in the spotlight: The cameras were invited inside the chapel to capture every moment of the wedding

Sinead announced on her blog on Wednesday she was marrying Barry in an 'undisclosed location', although reports speculated they would be walking down the aisle in Las Vegas.

She wrote: 'With enormous joy myself and my beloved boyfriend Barry Herridge will be getting married tomorrow, December 8th 2011 at 'an un-disclosed location' in my absolute dream wedding ceremony.

'We will post a photo or two here on the site as soon as possible afterward. Very happy girl. : )'

Just wed: The newlyweds leave the chapel and head for their hotel

Keeping occupied: The lovebirds at their hotel afterwards where Barry played with an iPad

Wonder who is paying the bill? Sinead whipping out her credit card at the hotel

She also posted a picture up of the couple beaming at the camera.

The hitmaker kept the happy news quiet when she appeared on the Ian Dempsey breakfast radio show on Today FM the day before, telling him she had no gossip to share.

But Barry rang back into the show on Wednesday morning to reveal all to the host about the wedding.

Now that's taken care of: Sinead and Barry share a joke as the cameras snap away at their every move

Still going at it: The couple couldn't keep their hands off one another as they smooched in the hotel

Ian wrote on his Twitter page following their chat: 'So Sinead O'Connor was holding back yesterday. Boyfriend Barry Herridge got back to us today to reveal that they will wed tomorrow.

'And it's Sinead's birthday tomorrow too. Congrats to them both. And Sinead's new album is sounding great too.'

The singer shocked the nation by writing a series of candid blog posts on her website earlier this year, detailing specific requirements she was looking for in a man.

She wrote in September that she was in 'desperate need of a very sweet sex-starved man,' but specified that they 'must be no younger than 44, must not be named Brian or Nigel, must be blind enough to think I'm gorgeous, has to be employed and he has to like his mother.'

Getting weddy for marriage: Sinead O'Connor and her fiance Barry Herridge are pictured at Heathrow airport heading to Las Vegas to tie the knot

Failed marriages: The controversial star wed third husband Steve Cooney in 2010 but less than a year later it was over

And it seems she's found her perfect partner in Barry after a whirlwind romance.

The singer has been married three times before - including to music producer John Reynolds, journalist Nicholas Sommerlad and most recently to Steve Cooney, who she wed in July last year, but divorced in April.

She has four children from various relationships.

How she was: Sinead O'Connor in her hey day in her video for hit song Nothing Compares 2 U

Exes: Sinead's ex-husbands Nick Sommerlad and John Reynolds

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