“Fuarú” – Sibéal – The Late Late Show – RTÉ One

September 22, 2018  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Artist Sibéal performed her version of The Cranberries’ “Linger” as Gaeilge yesterday at ‘The Late Late Show’ on Irish TV RTÉ One. Watch below:

A preview of our ‘Cranberries Mystery Tour’

September 12, 2018  |  1 Comments  |  by Webmaster  |  Other News

Last week, just ahead of what would have marked Dolores O’Riordan’s birthday – and sadly, the date that was also chosen by the coroner to make the inquest public – we encouraged everyone to remember and celebrate the beautiful talent that she was by focusing on the music, sharing memories and spreading love.

Alan Martin, who we can fairly describe as the first ever Cranberries fan, took us at our words!
While some members of our team were in Limerick city to pay tribute to Dolores, Alan offered to treat us to a “Cranberries Mystery Tour” that would lead us to different venues where the band performed in their early days, schools they had attended as pupils, and Churches where they got married.

Most of the photos we took during this special tour will enable us to illustrate the concerts pages that represent the shows that they played during the 1990s. However, only a very few of these places are still standing today as they did back then.

During this tour, we were escorted to:

– The Flag Café (first ever show, 18 November 1989, TCSU with Niall Quinn – now closed and walled)

– The Crescent Hall

– The Glentworth (today’s Pery’s hotel)

– The Theatre Royal (closed)

– The Jetland Center (now a shopping center)

– People’s Park (where ‘Lark in the Park’ took place)

– The Parkway

– The Two Mile Inn

– The Speakeasy (today’s Texas Steak Out)

– The Empire Records shop where the band launched their debut album (today’s Centra shop)

– The Savoy, Top Floor (now entirely rebuilt)

– The Cruise’s Royal Hotel (first ever show with Dolores on 14 July 1990, the building is now gone)

But that wasn’t all!
We were honored to be welcomed at the Moyross ‘Corpus Christi Primary School’ where the very talented choir (who had sung earlier this year at Thomond Park for the Munster game, as well as on RTÉ One ahead of the All Ireland final) performed “Dreams” for us!!!

What a beautiful reminder of the impact of the band’s music on the upcoming generations, proving that music will, without a doubt, be the legacy that Dolores has left for all time.

Here’s our video to share this incredible and very emotional experience with Cranberries fans from all over the world :

Corpus Christi Choir Moyross – “Dreams”

Last, we were privileged to be joined by Professor Eoin Devereux at Limerick University, where he teaches, to learn more on the History of the band and visit some more places that are still full of memories:

– The Stables Club

– The University of Limerick room where ‘Treaty 300’ took place

– The Irish Chamber Orchestra

We’ve truly been touched by the hospitality we received in Limerick, and we treasure those lovely moments that we were privileged to share with everyone there. It is our sincere hope that by sharing this small review of our trip, fans throughout the world will feel the love the Limerick people have for the beautiful soul that Dolores undeniably was.

We would like to extend a very warm THANK YOU to Alan Martin, the Moyross Corpus Christi Choir, and Professor Eoin Devereux for filling our hearts with so much history and beautiful memories at a most needed time.

Limerick man ‘Dreams’ up Dolores O’Riordan flag tribute

September 1, 2018  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Interesting article posted on limerickleader.ie

Seoirse Laffan’s ‘Dreams’ flag hung proudly at the Na Piarsaigh homecoming

Limerick man wants to see Hurlers and Dolores honoured in mural

August 28, 2018  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O'Riordan, Other News

The article was published yesterday on limerickleader.ie and concerns the mural project. You may remember their first article about it in March this year.

[WATCH] Liam MacCarthy cup pays visit to Dolores’s family home

August 24, 2018  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

A  nice video featuring some members of Dolores’ family was posted today on limerickleader.ie in the article called “WATCH: Emotional scenes as Liam MacCarthy cup pays visit to Dolores O’Riordan’s family home”

No way to embed the video here so you have to click the link above to watch it directly on the Limerick Leader’s website.

Cranmeeting in São Paulo, Brazil on July 14, 2018

July 21, 2018  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

A Cranmeeting was held in São Paulo, Brazil on July 14, 2018 in a bar called Cervejaria Artesanal São Paulo. The event was a tribute to Dolores O’Riordan and was arranged by brazilian fanclub “The Cranberries Brasil”. The entry was free.

First, there was an acoustic performance by a trio of fans, “Threeberries” (Jorge Vinicius, Erik Rizzatto and Matheus). Afterwards, “Mary Jane”, a cover band, performed.

Threeberries
1) God Be With You
2) Pure Love (Puro Amore)
3) Disappointment
4) 7 Years
5) Ecstasy
6) Raining In My Heart
7) Sunday
8) Tomorrow
9) The Journey
10) Astral Projections
11) Fee Fi Fo
12) So Cold In Ireland
13) Daffodil Lament

Mary Jane (https://www.instagram.com/alanisecranberriescover)
1) Wake Up And Smell The Coffee
2) Analyse
3) Free To Decide
4) Hollywood
5) Animal Instinct
6) Linger
7) Ode To My Family
8) Loud And Clear
9) How
10) Just My Imagination
11) When You’re Gone
12) Twenty One
13) Wanted
14) Stars
15) I Can’t Be With You
16) Waltzing Back
17) The Icicle Melts
18) Why
19) Ridiculous Thoughts
20) Dreams
21) Salvation
22) Zombie
23) Promises

You can watch almost the complete performances on YouTube by clicking this link.

Thanks to Eduardo for sending us the photos below:

The Hogan brothers spotted at “Live at the Marquee” in Cork

July 16, 2018  |  No Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

The Hogan brothers spotted last Friday (13 July) at “Live at the Marquee” in Cork with The Coronas frontman Danny O’Reilly. This was shared today by the 4th man on the photo and Instagram user banogueman, Willie Ryan as known as The Owl.
Photo by Nicholas O’Donnell.

Mike Hogan turns 45 today

April 29, 2018  |  Comments Off on Mike Hogan turns 45 today  |  by Axl  |  Other News

It’s now midnight in Ireland, April 29th, Mike Hogan turns 45 today.
Our thoughts go out to our favorite bass player on this special day!

    Photo off “Uncertain” video

A second brand new photo today!

December 26, 2017  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O'Riordan, Other News

After D.A.R.K. on Instagram earlier today, Dolores just published on Twitter a second photo. How cool!!

Heading to YYZ to see my babies
happy new year everyone!

 

Happy Birthday to Noel Hogan 46 years old today

December 25, 2017  |  Comments Off on Happy Birthday to Noel Hogan 46 years old today  |  by Axl  |  Other News

It’s now midnight in Ireland, December 25, 2017
Happy Birthday to Noel Hogan who turns 46 today!

And a Happy Christmas to you all.


Rockhal – May 7, 2017 – Photo: Claude Piscitelli

And another nice drawing by The Hand today

December 9, 2017  |  Comments Off on And another nice drawing by The Hand today  |  by Axl  |  Other News

The very inspired The Hand published on Instagram another nice drawing today, this time the whole band:

Last night I dreamt this…
#cranberries

 

Recent photo of Noel Hogan shared on Instagram today

December 8, 2017  |  Comments Off on Recent photo of Noel Hogan shared on Instagram today  |  by Axl  |  Other News

A recent photo of Noel Hogan was published on Instagram today by user dine_officiel
Noel is supporting dinewear, a streetwear shop located in Toulouse France, and this is possibly the first time you can see publicly all Noel’s brand new tattoos with a wide view of his arms.

This is Noel Hogan of the Cranberries ladies and gents.
Thanks for your support @noelhogan
One of my fave artist on this planet…
feel special & proud today.

DINE

New drawing of Dolores by The Hand

December 8, 2017  |  Comments Off on New drawing of Dolores by The Hand  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Another great drawing of Dolores published today by the cartoonist The Hand on his socials.

#Leonardolores

Uomo Vitruviano – Leonardo da Vinci

RIP Myles Lawler, Fergal’s Father

November 9, 2017  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News, The Cranberries

Sad news announced by the Limerick Leader today.
Myles Lawler, the father of Fergal, passed away at Milford Hospice following a brief illness.

He was a former employee of Irish Shell and BP Aviation at Shannon Airport.

He will repose at McMahon’s Funeral Home in Blackwater this Thursday evening between 6pm and 8pm. His remains will arrive at Parteen Church on Friday morning for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in Mount St. Lawrence (Extension) Cemetery Limerick.

Our sincere condolences to Fergal and his family.

Myles Lawler – Fergal’s Father

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Mike’s “The Sage Café” in Limerick is closing today!

September 25, 2017  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Sad news, “The Sage Café” (Mike Hogan’s Café) is closing today!
Below the photo posted a few hours ago on their Facebook page.

To all of our loyal customers and friends over the many enjoyable years on Catherine Street we would like to thank you for your continued custom and support however it is with heavy hearts that we are announcing our closure of the cafe as of today!

We will miss you all!

From all of us here at The Sage Cafe!


OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE:

Shakira rocks “Zombie” in Carpool Karaoke: The Series

September 20, 2017  |  Comments Off on Shakira rocks “Zombie” in Carpool Karaoke: The Series  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Noel Hogan’s new tattoo by Marco C. Matarese

June 19, 2017  |  Comments Off on Noel Hogan’s new tattoo by Marco C. Matarese  |  by Axl  |  Noel Hogan, Other News

Title almost says it all. Noel got a new tattoo. Today the tattooer Marco C. Matarese from PURO Tattoo Studio in Milano, Italy posted on his socials a picture of him with Noel and his new tattoo:

It was a great honor for me to tattoo Noel Hogan, the lead guitarist and founder of the rock band The Cranberries. Thank you for your trust!

Sources: Marco C. Matarese Instagram, Marco C. Matarese Facebook

Flight attendant to proceed against Dolores after 2014 incident

January 8, 2017  |  2 Comments  |  by Sara  |  Dolores O'Riordan, Other News, The Cranberries

According to an article appeared this morning on The Business Post, Carmel Coyne, the flight attendant whose foot got injured during the Aer Lingus 2014 incident, has started a legal action against Dolores. High Court proceedings were filed last Wednesday and, according to the Business Post, Aer Lingus is listed as defendant as well.

We wait to get more information regarding the matter.

The Hand wishes a belated birthday to Dolores O’ Riordan

September 21, 2016  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Dolores O'Riordan, Other News

These past days The Hand, the very famous cartoonist in The Cranberries world, was very prolific and drew several portraits of Dolores O’ Riordan.
Yesterday he published his final work on the Internet as a GIF called “12DoloreS”
followed by a post on his Twitter account today with a message revealing his real intention:

actually and intentionally it was a GIF(t) for her birthday .. but I was late, as usual :/

Unfortunately it seems it won’t turn into a new “Calendolores” 😉

As the animation goes quite fast, you may have missed some drawings!
You’ll thus find below all his BRILLIANT sketches extracted from the GIF as well as the images they are related to (as usual click on each picture to see it larger):


Animal Instinct – video

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Are You Listening? – album

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Science Agrees – album

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D.A.R.K. – promo photo

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London Astoria II – 1994

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I Can’t Be With You – video

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Lublin Arena – 2016

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MTV European Music Awards – 1995

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Promises – video

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The Journey – video

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The Voice of Ireland 2014 – final

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Zombie – video

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The Hot Press Magazine archives free to view for Xmas

December 27, 2015  |  Comments Off on The Hot Press Magazine archives free to view for Xmas  |  by Webmaster  |  Other News

For one week only, the Hot Press archive of the famous Irish music magazine is completely free to view. Something like 25 years of articles about The Cranberries to read !!
News, Exclusive interviews, Album reviews, Concert reviews and more… a real treasure.
Thank you Hot Press, The Cranberries fans do love you.


More details by clicking here.

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Source: Hot Press

A prolific “The Hand” much to our delight

October 22, 2014  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

If you know the work of The Hand you probably already know that he is a very prolific cartoonist. As you can judge on his Facebook and official website he sketched a lot of international and local (Italian) celebrities with his own unique style.
These last months he drew a lot of new portraits of our favorite Dolores. CW already wrote about that last august… but The Hand continued to draw of lot more after that.

published on September 6, 2014

One by one on our Facebook we shared his works but that is something we don’t really like to do as many people don’t have, don’t like or simply don’t want Facebook. For all those people, here’s a summary of his work:

published yesterday, Oct. 21

published on Oct.17

As you can see the man was bloody inspired by the pictures of Dolores these last couple of weeks, who would not be?

For the following drawing he even published a short video and colored versions:

published on Sept.27

“sketching Dolores O’Riordan – Sept.27”

published on Sept.27

published on Oct.14

published on Sept.23

He also drew 2 classic poses directly inspired by the videoclips Zombie & Promises.

published on Aug.17

published on Oct.19

If you like his work, some of his drawings are on sale by the artist directly. More details can be found on his website, don’t hesitate to contact him, he is a nice guy!

2 new interviews: Noel Hogan on the radio and The Hand on Cranberriesitalia.it

September 8, 2014  |  Comments Off on 2 new interviews: Noel Hogan on the radio and The Hand on Cranberriesitalia.it  |  by Axl  |  Other News

More medias for “The Pigtown Fling”: Noel Hogan and Eoin Devereux will be interviewed on “Limerick Today” on September 9th. The interview airs at 11:25 AM on LIVE95FM
Source: TPF Facebook

Another interview, this time with the famous cartoonist The Hand, was published on Cranberriesitalia.it. Obviously it is in Italian but “Google Translation” works pretty well on this one!

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Well known in the world of The Cranberries, The Hand recently drew new portraits of The Cranberries and Dolores as reported here. He also just posted on Facebook a brand new drawing for Dolores’ birthday:

Happy Birthday dear Dolores

“Ice Bucket Challenge” continues, now The Sage Café feat. Mike

August 24, 2014  |  Comments Off on “Ice Bucket Challenge” continues, now The Sage Café feat. Mike  |  by Axl  |  Other News

This time it is Mike Hogan’s turn to appear on an “Ice Bucket Challenge” video. It was posted yesterday on The Sage Café’s Facebook. Mike is one of the guys pouring the buckets of ice water on others (hey, he is the boss after all)… and seems to enjoy it.


The Sage Café’s nominations

And you can watch the video below:

Sage cafe ice bucket challenge.#ALS.We nominate Savoy hotel,Red Hen bar and Cornstore.

Posted by The Sage Cafe on Samstag, 23. August 2014

 

Funny indeed, but this video is not the direct response to Noel challenging him. So we might have another video with Mike very soon (or not!) and this time he might not enjoy it as much as he just did. Stay tuned.

Noel Hogan accepts the “Ice Bucket Challenge”

August 23, 2014  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

This summer if you’re living on the same planet as us, you probably noticed tons of videos of celebrities or friends pouring a bucket of ice water on their head. This is called the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge” and Noel just agreed to do it and posted the video on his Tumblr. Have a look his video is quite funny… especially the way his family reacts.

http://noelhogan2.tumblr.com/post/95492661202

The Ice Bucket Challenge spread over the internet these last months and kept growing and growing this summer. It all started from an athlete suffering from a degenerative disease combined with a good dose of self-deprecating media from the celebrities. Bill Gates even did it! The principle is based on having more and more videos all over medias/internet of people doing it to get funds for the ALS association. ALS is for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Those who are nominated have 24 hours to do it and can challenge 3 people of their choice to do the same. If they don’t accept they have to donate $100 to the association. It appears that most of celebrities are doing both. On this day ALS raised more than 60 million dollars.

In turns out that Noel has nominated 3 people of his choice and an interesting name for us, Cranfans, surfaced: Mike Hogan

So who’s gonna challenge Dolores? Noel didn’t… Mike maybe!
Even if there is not much chances that Dolores will do it as she tends to avoid the Internet and everything that revolves around it, it may reach her one way or another. Mike may nominate Russell, Russell may nominate Don and Don… well, we’ll see!
Good cause and good fun.

Catherine Hogan pouring the bucket (and seems to enjoy it 🙂 )

“Zombieguide.com” to fully go offline in June

May 21, 2014  |  12 Comments  |  by Shannon  |  Other News

Next month, the popular fansite “Zombieguide” will no longer be. Website creator and owner, Alex Kraus, will allow the site, as well as all of its archived content, to go offline in June of this year. The website was a mecca of Cranberries news and information and was home to the most active forums for fans of The Cranberries in the history of the internet.

Most fans and visitors to the website will remember that in September of 2007, “Zombieguide” became inactive when its creator was threatened with legal action by Dolores O’ Riordan’s attorney. Though the website was no longer active after the autumn of 2007, as a result of legal issues, almost all the files remained online in an archived status.

In June of 2014, these archived files will no longer be accessible. Visitors are encouraged to take this opportunity to browse through the catalog of information stored on “Zombieguide.com” before it is removed from the World Wide Web.

You can visit it through the end of May.
You may also read through the forums, also available until the end of May, at http://www.zombieguide.com/forums/

On behalf of all of us at Cranberries World, we would like to thank Alex Kraus for his creation of and years of service to “Zombieguide”.

The Cranberries Press