The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan drowned in a London hotel room bath after drinking alcohol, an inquest heard. The Irish singer, from Kilmallock, Co Limerick, was pronounced dead aged 46 on January 15 at the Hilton Hotel in Park Lane where she had been staying while recording. Coroner Shirley Radcliffe told an inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court that the cause of death was drowning due to alcohol intoxication and concluded that the death was an accident. Pc Natalie Smart, who attended the scene, told the inquest: "I saw Mrs O'Riordan submerged in the bath with her nose and mouth fully under the water." The inquest heard that there were empty bottles in the room - five miniature bottles and a bottle of champagne - as well as containers of prescription drugs with a quantity of tablets in each container. Toxiclocology tests showed only "therapeutic" amounts of medication in O'Riordan's blood, but showed up 330mg of alcohol per 100mls of blood - meaning she was more than … [Read more...] about The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan drowned in hotel bath, inquest hears
DOLORES O'Riordan tragically passed away at the age of 46. Here's all you need to know about The Cranberries rock star and her career... Who was Dolores O'Riordan and how did she die? Dolores O'Riordan shot to fame in the early 1990s as the frontwoman of rock group The Cranberries. It was announced on 15 January, 2018 that Dolores had "died suddenly" at the age of 46 while recording in London. A statement from her publicist read: "The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session. "No further details are available at this time." Her family said they were "devastated" by the news and asked for privacy. The Irish singer was found dead at a hotel on central London's Park Lane and although her death wasn't suspicious the police decided to carry out an inquest. Following her death, it was claimed that the tragic singer would be buried next to her late father near her hometown of Friarstown, Co Limerick, Ireland. On January 21, huge crowds queued … [Read more...] about Who was Dolores O’Riordan, when did The Cranberries singer die and who is her ex-husband Don Burton?
WATCH: Irish band performs soul-stirring cover of The Cranberries hit songs in homecoming concert Independent.ie Footage has emerged of a hit Irish band performing a spine-tingling cover of 'Dreams' and 'Zombie' by The Cranberries at a sold-out concert in Limerick in June. https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/music-news/watch-irish-band-performs-soulstirring-cover-of-the-cranberries-hit-songs-in-homecoming-concert-37179176.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37178990.ece/68443/AUTOCROP/h342/hermitagegreensplash.jpg Email Footage has emerged of a hit Irish band performing a spine-tingling cover of 'Dreams' and 'Zombie' by The Cranberries at a sold-out concert in Limerick in June. Hermitage Green returned to their native Co Limerick over the summer to perform at King John's Castle, and paid tribute to the late Dolores O'Riordan by performing some of The Cranberries top songs. Speaking with Independent.ie about the performance, the band said it was "really … [Read more...] about WATCH: Irish band performs soul-stirring cover of The Cranberries hit songs in homecoming concert
Gemma Doherty and Morgan MacIntyre, from Irish band Saint Sister, pass through this car park almost every day however when they began to realise that it had some incredible acoustics they decided to have a sing and see what happened. Their resulting cover version of 'Dreams' by The Cranberries will blow you away. … [Read more...] about WATCH: This haunting version of ‘Dreams’ by The Cranberries will make your hair stand on end
It is one of Ireland's most memorable and best-loved tv ads and Tourism Ireland have released the director's cut for the first time today, writes Michelle McGlynn.This iconic advert features stunning shots of Irish beauty spots soundtracked by The Cranberries song, 'Dreams'.Dreams featured on the band's seminal debut album, 'Everybody Else is Doing it, So Why Can't We?'.To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the album's release, Tourism Ireland have shared the never-before-seen, four minute-long director's cut of the ad which first aired in 1996.The landmark ad was the first ever TV ad campaign to market the island of Ireland as a whole and screened in the lead-up to the signing of the Good Friday agreement which marks its 20th anniversary today.Directed by Sharon Maguire, who later directed Bridget Jones' Diary, the ad features sweeping shots of the Giant's Causeway, the Skelligs and the Cliffs of Moher.“We are marking the 25th anniversary of this iconic Irish album and honouring … [Read more...] about 25th anniversary of The Cranberries debut album celebrated with director’s cut of iconic ad