Details announced for funeral of Dolores O' Riordan

Details announced for funeral of Dolores O' Riordan

THE FUNERAL PLANS for the late Dolores O' Riordan have been announced.

The Catholic Communications Office have confirmed that the former Cranberries singer will be laid to rest in her hometown in Limerick.

Father James Walton, Parish Priest of Ballybricken and Bohermore, Co. Limerick, revealed in the statement that the funeral mass will take place at the Church of Saint Ailbe, Ballybricken, at 11.30 am on Tuesday 23 January.

The mass will be followed by a private family burial.

Close friend of the O’ Riordan family, Canon Liam McNamara will act as Chief Celebrant of the mass.

The church has a capacity of just 200 places, so attendance will be limited to extended family and close friends.


A public reposal will take place on Sunday, January 21 at Saint Joseph’s Church, O’ Connell Avenue in Limerick City.

The remains will also repose at Cross’s Funeral Home in Ballyneety, Co. Limerick, on Monday 22 January from 4 pm. This will be followed by a removal at the church in Ballybricken at 8 pm.

O’ Riordan passed away on Monday morning last at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Avenue. Her body was discovered in her room by cleaners around 9 am.

The details of her death remain unknown.