Details of Dolores O'Riordan's funeral announced

Bessie Dean
January 21, 2018

"Dolores is lovely. Her art is attractive".

O'Riordan, 46, was found dead Monday morning at a London hotel.

The Cranberries lead singer, died suddenly this week, shocking fans and music lovers all around the world.

The funeral mass will take place at the Church of Saint Ailbe, Ballybricken, Co Limerick, at 11.30am on Tuesday followed by a private family burial.

At the opening at Westminster Coroner's Court on Friday, coroner's officer Stephen Earl said that the Limerick singer was found unresponsive in her room at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane on Monday, January 15 last.

It has also been reported that Dolores will repose in her native town of Limerick his weekend, ahead of the funeral.

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He added that a post-mortem examination had been carried out and the court is "awaiting results of various tests that have been commissioned".

While the death of Dolores O'Riordan has been certified "non suspicious" the coroner has requested the additional time for further investigation as to the cause of death.

The follow-up album gave rise to politically-charged single Zombie, an angry response to the deadly Northern Ireland conflict, which hit number one across Europe.

The New York-based DJ and record producer was quoted in an emotional update on the D.A.R.K. band's official Instagram following the untimely death of The Cranberries vocalist.

The Irish singer was in London to record vocals for a cover of The Cranberries' hit "Zombie" by the Los Angeles rock band Bad Wolves.

However, in May - shortly into the European tour - the group had to cancel the remainder of the European dates as a result of O'Riordan's health issues.

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