- 03 Sep 21
Fans can look forward to "a little bit of something new, and something old that has been put together by the band, family and friends in her memory"
Monday September 6th is what would have been Dolores O’Riordan’s fiftieth birthday.
To mark the occasion, her Cranberries bandmates Fergal Lawler and Mike and Noel Hogan will be gathering in Limerick for a special livestream event, which will start at 7pm.
"We will be chatting about the songs and about how and why they remind us of Dolores, and we will taking questions as well," they say. "So please let us have them via our social pages and we will answer as many as possible during the livestream."
The exclusive word from Team Cranberries to Hot Press is that, “The guys have all come together to commemorate Dolores with a little bit of something new, and something old that has been put together by the band, family and friends in her memory and which will be arriving on the 6th in addition to the livestream, so make sure to tune in and watch out on social channels for more…"
To all ours fans and followers, please join us for a livestream on Facebook on Monday next at 7pm (GMT) to commemorate what would have been Dolores’ 50th birthday, as well as releasing some exciting new content.
Full details : https://t.co/SjHLgg2qR7 pic.twitter.com/rdJIxLwdrV
— The Cranberries (@The_Cranberries) September 3, 2021
Our men Stuart Clark and Miguel Ruiz will be in Limerick for what is sure to be an emotional day, so keep your eyes glued to hotpress.com and our socials for updates.
In the meantime, her mum Eileen and Fergal are appearing tonight on the Late Late Show as part of a special musical tribute to Dolores, and Eileen will also be joining Miriam O’Callaghan for her RTÉ Radio 1 Sunday show, which kicks-off at 10am.
Sure to be discussed is WHY CAN’T WE? The Story Of The Cranberries And The Band’s Iconic Frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan As Told Through The Pages Of Hot Press.
Currently available for pre-sale, it’s fully supported by the Cranberries and the estate of Dolores O’Riordan and includes new contributions from Michael Stipe, Simon Le Bon, Stephen Street, award-winning author Kevin Barry, Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee, ‘Linger’ video director Melodie McDaniel, Zucchero and Dolores’ boyfriend and collaborator in the band D.A.R.K., Olé Koretsky.