World mourns The Cranberries lead singer, Delores O'Riordan

World mourns The Cranberries lead singer, Delores O'Riordan

Tributes are pouring in from across the globe for Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the Irish band, The Cranberries. 

Dolores The Cranberries
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An official statement about her passing has been shared on The Cranberries’ Facebook page.

O'Riordan was 46 years old. 

A statement, released by the musician’s publicist, says family members are “devastated to hear the breaking news” and have requested privacy “at this very difficult time”.


O’Riordan died while in London. She was there for a recording session. 

Tributes are pouring in for the world renowned artist. 

She joined the Cranberries in 1990.


Her last public tweet was sent out on 4 January. 

She also recently posted from the Cranberries Twitter account.


She posted: “Hi all, Doloris here. Feeling good! I did my first bit of gigging in months at the weekend, performed a few songs at the Billboard annual staff holiday party in New York with the house band. Really enjoyed it! Happy Christmas to all our fans!! Xo”


The tweet was sent out on 20 December. 

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