How Did Dolores O’Riordan Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Dolores O'Riordan death

The rock singer Dolores O'Riordan passed away at age 46, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Irish rock singer best known as the lead singer of the band The Cranberries, whos hits include “Linger” and “Zombie.”

She was married to former Duran Duran tour manager Don Burton from 1994 until 2014. They had three children: Taylor Baxter, Molly Leigh, and Dakota Rain. 

How did Dolores O'Riordan die?

Drowning caused Dolores O'Riordan's death in 2018.

Information about the death of Dolores O'Riordan
Cause of deathDrowning
Age of death46 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdaySeptember 6, 1971
Death dateJanuary 15, 2018
Place of deathLondon Hilton on Park Lane, London, United Kingdom
Place of burialCaherelly Graveyard, Ireland


To me, life is a bit of everything. I have the band, I have my kids. Life is a big picture. It’s not just your career.

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In 1997, we took time off, and that’s when Oasis broke and Princess Diana died and I was home with my baby hating the music industry. People asked what I thought about the Spice Girls, and honestly, I was so happy to tell them I couldn’t be bothered to care.

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I don’t appreciate people invading my privacy.

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The school I went to was so Gaelic that you learned how to play the tin whistle and how to Irish-dance in class.

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I write about what is getting to me at the time, about the things you need to talk about, but which would sound silly if you sat down and told them to your friend. I only write for myself, to get my emotions out. It’s self-therapeutic.

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