The event took place in the Arthur’s Quay Park where, despite the cold weather, people came in droves carrying their musical instruments to participate in a sing-along of the biggest hits of The Cranberries.
Musician Emma Langford posted a video of the event on her Twitter account showing the mourners singing When You’re Gone.
“I defy you to not get a little choked up at this,” she wrote.
“People of all ages, gathered in the cold, giving Dolores a proper send – off.” Watch the video below:
Hundreds gathered in Limerick's Arthur's Quay Park singing When You're Gone.
I defy you to not get a little choked up at this.
People of all ages, gathered in the cold, giving Dolores a proper send – off.
Fair play Sandra & Paula for organising it 💚 #Limerick #doloresoriordan pic.twitter.com/cYugQUhVtk
— Emma Langford (@ELangfordMusic) January 22, 2018
The crowd also sang “Linger” and “Zombie” while holding tea lights and using their phones’ flashlights.
Amazing atmosphere and music at the Dolores O' Riordan memorial singalong – Chez le Fab The Cranberries #lovelimerick See more here: https://www.ilovelimerick.ie/dolores-o-riordan-vigil/
Posted by WWW.ILOVELIMERICK.COM on Monday, January 22, 2018
‘Zombie’ by The Cranberries played yesterday evening at the Dolores O' Riordan sing a long at Chez le Fab #LoveLimerick #LovinLimerick #RIPDolores #RIPDoloresORiordan
Posted by WWW.ILOVELIMERICK.COM on Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Dolores was buried yesterday, January 23, at her hometown of Ballybricken, after a service at the Saint Ailbe’s Catholic church where she used to sing as part of the choir.