Dolores O’riordan’s funeral date set

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The funeral of Cranberries singer Dolores O’riordan will take place in Ireland next week.

A private Requiem Mass will be said at the Church of St. Ailbe in Ballybricken, Co Limerick, on Tuesday, followed by burial attended only by the family.

Earlier Friday, a survey on O’riordan’s death was opened and adjourned until April 3, while the coroner awaits the results of tests.

O’riordan, 46, was found dead in a London hotel on Monday.

She had been in the city for a recording session. The Police are not treating the death as “suspicious”.
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There will be a public reposal this Sunday, the 21st of January, at Saint Joseph’s Church, Limerick, from 12:30 to 16:00 GMT.

Canon Liam McNamara, a close friend of the O’riordan family, will serve as principal celebrant of the Requiem Mass, which will begin at 11: 30 a.m., Tuesday.

The funeral will be “strictly reserved for extended family and close friends”.

A native of Limerick, the musician rose to fame in the 1990s when The Cranberries enjoyed a worldwide success with hits like Dreams, Zombie and Linger.

Their 1993 debut album, everybody Is doing it, Why not Us? has sold over 40 million records around the world.

O’riordan and her ex-husband Don Burton had three children together.

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