Search

27/10/2021

PROFILE: Limerick’s All Time Great - Dolores O’Riordan

PROFILE: Limerick’s All Time Great - Dolores O’Riordan

REARED in a modest family home in the townland of Ballybricken, Dolores O’Riordan went on to become the Limerick person who would have the single biggest influence across the globe.

The former student of the city’s Model school and Laurel Hill Coláiste sold over 40 million records worldwide with her band The Cranberries.

Dolores’ appeal was her unique, haunting voice coupled with her song writing talent and her ability to deliver music in an authentic fashion.

The music world was left reeling then on January 15, 2018 from news of the accidental death of the 46-year-old mother-of-three due to intoxication from alcohol.

The Cranberries biggest tracks, Dreams and Zombie, went on to become the soundtrack for the Limerick hurlers' All-Ireland victory in 2018.

To continue reading this archived article for FREE,
please just kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.