Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan Mourned During Open Coffin Public Reposal

Oscar Cross
January 22, 2018

Members of the public can pay their respects between 12.30pm and 4pm this afternoon.

"Dolores' had great spirituality and having met her mother today, it's easy see why". "Zombie", possibly the group's best-known track, put the violence of the Troubles in Northern Ireland on trial, and "The Icicle Melts" laid out O'Riordan's sorrow at the kidnapping and murder of a toddler by two 10-year-old boys in England in 1993.

An inquest into her death has now been adjourned until April 3, as medical test results are yet to conclude.

"We wanted to express our sympathy to her family because it is such a loss for them and also to show our deep love for everything she did and out admiration for everything she achieved", she said. "As we file past her coffin, let's pray for her, her family, and those she loved and helped in life".

"Dolores appreciated the value of spirituality in our lives".

"Dolores is attractive. Her art is handsome". We can be grateful to Dolores' family for choosing this handsome church as a venue for her lying in repose.


Dolores O'Riordan's sudden and unexpected death left people from all over the world devastated and heartbroken.

According to the BBC, O'Riordan will remain at the church all-day Sunday and be transported to a funeral home on Monday to be prepared for a public funeral mass. She'll then be laid to rest Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.at St Ailbes' Church in Ballybricken.

The Cranberries formed in the Irish city of Limerick at the end of the 1980s.

Authorities found counterfeit fentanyl near the 46 years old rocker's bed.

Dolores was found dead at the Hilton hotel in Westminster, London, on 14 January.

On Monday her body will be removed to Ballybricken, ahead of funeral mass on Tuesday at St Ailbe's Church.

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