Miley Cyrus covering “Zombie” for SOS FEST yesterday

October 18, 2020  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Miley Cyrus performed “Boys Don’t Cry” by The Cure, “Zombie by The Cranberries and “Midnight Sky” (her recent single) for “Save Our Stages Fest” yesterday at Whisky A Go-Go in Los Angeles.

The video of the performance was streamed live on Miley Cyrus’ YouTube account where you can still donate for the “SOS Fest”.

Replay available, “Zombie” starts at 3:15

Thanks to pathetic_senses – one of our readers – for the link!


The Cranberries published a message on their socials (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) as well as their website regarding Miley Cyrus’ performance. “Entrevista Exclusiva com Olé Koretsky”

September 23, 2020  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read the interview with Olé Koretsky directly on
English version available, scroll the page down.

Dreams Fest 2020 to go live on Facebook this Sunday celebrating Dolores O’Riordan’s birthday

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As seen on today, Limerick county Dreams Fest will take place on Dolores’ birthday as a virtual event this year, live on the Dreams 2020 Facebook page at 1:30pm (Irish Time) this Sunday.

The articles explains that, “the event was filmed previously at King John’s Castle and will feature a host of musicians and familiar Limerick faces who are coming together to celebrate Dolores’ life and legacy. Dreams from the Castle was sparked by Dolores’ brother Brendan with the help of friends and local businesspeople and aims to mark his sister’s birthday through showcasing all Limerick has to offer through art, music and its historical sights. The event features many tributes to the star.”

For the occasion, the festival crew erected on the castle the mural painted in 2018 by Bridget Lambert of Class Art Studio and her 30 students.
Brendan O Riordan commented, “the artwork seems perfectly at home and brings back all the memories of that warm summer it was created.  It’s for Dolores and for all she represents in this world – Love, joy, peace, happiness, music, painting, colour, energy, spirit, vibes, community and inspiration

He added, “the event was small due to restrictions but aimed to give a little hope in these troubled times. We want to see Limerick on the map as the home of one of Ireland’s greatest treasures, my sister, global rockstar and front woman of the Cranberries Dolores O Riordan. Loved by the young, old, city, county, arts, sports she is the common thread that connects so many hearts here and all over the world.”

More photos of the event were already shared yesterday on the Dreams 2020’s Facebook.

“Zombie” featured on “This Way Up” TV show

September 1, 2020  |  Comments Off on “Zombie” featured on “This Way Up” TV show  |  by Axl  |  Other News

The song appears in a very funny scene of a house party and home karaoke of the British/Irish series “This Way Up”.

Thanks to Benjamin for the info!



August 11, 2020  |  20 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

We have just learned of the passing of a well known fan from Brazil in the Cranberries community, Elio Maraia Jr., whom we were used to know as Elio O’Riordan Junior.

Elio was the founder of the 1st fanclub in Brazil and former webmaster of “ZombieGuide South America”.
We felt it was important to let fans know as we believe some of our followers may have been closed to him.

Tonight we keep him in our thoughts.
May you rest in peace, Elio, your love for Dolores and the band will forever be remembered.

“Memoir of a roadie” by Joel Miller

August 6, 2020  |  6 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Joel Miller is an ex- roadie for Guns N’ Roses, Poison, Stone Temple Pilots & The Cranberries. His autobiography titled “Memoir of a roadie” is already available for pre-order on Kindle and soon on Amazon. The book will be available to download on 8 August 2020.

RARE PICS: Noel and Fergal backstage at Theatre Royal in 1994(?)

July 14, 2020  |  6 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Rare photos from 1994(?) taken backstage at Theatre Royal in Limerick during a break when The Cranberries were recording “Zombie”. Fergal had just cut his long hair and Noel cut his shortly after for the “Zombie” video.

Fergal and Noel with Seamus Flynn – former owner of the Theatre Royal – his wife Patricia and his son Darragh. Photo credits: Laurie (Fergal’s wife).

Thanks to Seamus for the pics and story behind!

Koretsky’s new EP “MMXX” out today

July 10, 2020  |  Comments Off on Koretsky’s new EP “MMXX” out today  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Olé Koretsky announced on Twitter and Instagram today the release of his new EP titled “MMXX”.
Stream/download here.

The EP features the track “Heartbreaker” which Cranberries fans are familiar with as Olé used to play it when presenting D.A.R.K. tracks Live PA as opener of The Cranberries on their 2017 tour.

One may thus wonder if the other unreleased tracks Olé played live on this tour will ever be released – and as solo material or D.A.R.K.? Let’s note that some of them featured Dolores’ voice so we could expect them to make it on the second album of D.A.R.K. that was already recorded when Dolores passed away and will hopefully see the light one day.

“MMXX” also includes an interesting cover of “Nothing Compares 2 U”.
Let Olé know what you think of his work! “Rock band Fox Jaw receive €4000 Dolores O’Riordan music bursary”

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RIP Ennio Morricone

July 6, 2020  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Italian composer Ennio Morricone has died today aged 91.
In the early 90s – mostly 1993 – The Cranberries used the track “Falls” (music from the motion picture “The Mission”) as intro of their shows.

R. I. P. Maestro Morricone.

ITW: “Stephen Street on working with….”

July 3, 2020  |  Comments Off on ITW: “Stephen Street on working with….”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read this new interview with Stephen Street directly on
(includes just a few lines regarding The Cranberries)

“Dreams” cover in support of Safe Ireland

June 19, 2020  |  Comments Off on “Dreams” cover in support of Safe Ireland  |  by Axl  |  Other News

The Cranberries shared on their website as well as their socials (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) a message regarding the cover of “Dreams” by Irish Women In Harmony in support of Safe Ireland.

The song is available on streaming platforms and the music video on YouTube. “Ole Koretsky predicts solo performers ‘will become prevalent’ due to Covid-19 impact”

May 28, 2020  |  Comments Off on “Ole Koretsky predicts solo performers ‘will become prevalent’ due to Covid-19 impact”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

New singles, upcoming album, and a few words about Dolores. Read the exclusive interview with Olé Koretsky directly on

RIP Anne Hogan, Noel & Mike’s Mother

May 27, 2020  |  2 Comments  |  by Webmaster  |  Other News

We just learned of the passing of Anne Hogan, Noel & Mike’s mother, that occurred yesterday.

The Cranberries World team members would like to express our sincere condolences to the Hogan Family, and in particular Noel and Mike, who we keep dear to our hearts in this difficult time.

Those wishing to express their sympathy can do so on condolence section or can send Mass cards and letters of sympathy by post to Cross’ Funeral Directors.

May she rest in peace.



Noel and Mike posted a message on The Cranberries socials (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) as well as the official website.


May 20, 2020  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

The Toronto Star put online a page dedicated to Denny DeMarchi where you can leave a message and/or send flowers. Rest in Peace, Denny. “Canadian Musician Denny DeMarchi Loses Battle With Cancer”

May 16, 2020  |  Comments Off on “Canadian Musician Denny DeMarchi Loses Battle With Cancer”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read the article directly on or click image below to open pdf file.

RIP Denny DeMarchi

May 15, 2020  |  4 Comments  |  by Webmaster  |  Other News

We’ve sadly just learned of the passing of Denny DeMarchi, who fans of The Cranberries were very familiar with as he used to perform on stage as additional musician with the band on the 2009-2011 Reunion Tour. He also accompanied Dolores in her solo career, contributing to her two solo albums Are You Listening? and No Baggage, and touring with her in 2007.

According to Wikipedia, Denny was born on 28 November 1962, he was 57.

The CW team would like to express our sorrow and condolences to his family and friends, and in particular his brother, Steve DeMarchi.

Rest In Peace, Denny…


The Cranberries posted a few words on their socials (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

…and Dolores’ management also posted a few words on the official Facebook page of Dolores O’Riordan

Happy Birthday to Mike Hogan, 47 years old today

April 29, 2020  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Happy Birthday Mike!

Photo credit: “In The End”

Check out Olé Koretsky’s new solo project

April 25, 2020  |  8 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Former member of Dolores’ side project D.A.R.K. has released new EP. The music video of the song “The One” was posted yesterday on Olé Koretsky’s new YouTube channel simply called “KORETSKY”.

Olé announced it on Facebook this afternoon.

Have a look also at the article/interview posted on, or click image below to open pdf file.

“Celebration” by theHand

April 18, 2020  |  Comments Off on “Celebration” by theHand  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Still about “1 BILLION VIEWS”, The Hand posted a great drawing on Instagram:

A stunning opening to “The Late Late Show” yesterday

April 11, 2020  |  Comments Off on A stunning opening to “The Late Late Show” yesterday  |  by Axl  |  Other News

RTÉ 2FM shared on their socials (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram), the opening of “The Late Late Show” broadcast yesterday on RTÉ One and featuring many aerial views from Ireland during the Covid-19 lockdown. Dolores O’Riordan Mural in Limerick included!

VIDEO: Coronavirus version of “Linger”

March 16, 2020  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Nice and very appropriate video with rewritten lyrics shared on Twitter today by Roisin Ingle:

we wish, wish we could return
wishing never had to learn
words like COVID-19
coronavirus you’re so mean
you are tearing us apart
ruining everything


and yet though this time is strange
so much to rearrange
we’ll keep washing our hands
all we can do is stand
together while apart
it’s not a game to us
and we’re in so deep
we sacrifice to keep us safe
social distance in our fingers a-a-ah
we don’t want to let it linger
we don’t want to
we don’t want to
we don’t want to let it linger


oh from Wuhan to Milan
something really has gone wrong
we’re singing songs
singing songs


if we, if at home we stay
close pubs self isolate
socializing at home
call loved ones on the phone
avert your patrick’s day
it’s a tiny price to pay
and we will prevail
we’ll keep our precious people safe
the strong is standing for the weakest
we can make sure it won’t linger
we have to
we have to
we cannot let it linger

Happy Birthday to Fergal Lawler, 49 years old today

March 4, 2020  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Happy Birthday Ferg!

Photo credit: “In The End” “A peek inside Dublin’s new €52m Hard Rock Hotel”

February 28, 2020  |  Comments Off on “A peek inside Dublin’s new €52m Hard Rock Hotel”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read the article directly on or click image below to open pdf file. “The Smiths’ producer shares his hit-making secrets”

February 11, 2020  |  Comments Off on “The Smiths’ producer shares his hit-making secrets”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read the interview with Stephen Street directly on or click image below to open pdf file.

Noel Hogan + Lenties

February 1, 2020  |  Comments Off on Noel Hogan + Lenties  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Snacklenties posted yesterday on Instagram a photo of Noel Hogan with lenties!!!
The story does not tell if that was any good… was it Noel?

Dan Brodbeck ITW: “Grammy nomination personal validation for London music producer”

January 25, 2020  |  Comments Off on Dan Brodbeck ITW: “Grammy nomination personal validation for London music producer”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read the article/interview directly on or click image below to open pdf file.

More photos at GRAMMY Museum yesterday (UPDATED)

January 24, 2020  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

One of our readers, Meggie T, sent us a few photos taken yesterday at GRAMMY Museum. She had the opportunity to meet Olé Koretsky and Dan Brodbeck who were kind enough to take photos and talk with the fans after the show. Thank you very much Meggie!


Another reader, Midori C, also sent us pics taken that same day. Just like Meggie, she met Olé Koretsky and Dan Brodbeck after the interview/show outside the building. She also had the opportunity to meet Fergal, Noel, Mike and Olé before the interview. They all stopped to talk to fans, take pictures and sign autographs. Midori says it was an amazing day she has dreamed of and all the guys were so nice. Thank you very much Midori! “Dolores O’Riordan’s former Howth home for €1.395m”

January 23, 2020  |  Comments Off on “Dolores O’Riordan’s former Howth home for €1.395m”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read the article directly on or click image below to open pdf file… and have a look at 28 photos directly on

Thanks to Kevin for the information.

Dr Noel Hogan turns 48 today

December 25, 2019  |  4 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Today is Noel’s birthday!
Sending love and our best wishes to you, Noel.

…and a Merry Christmas to everyone. HAPPY HOLIDAYS !

CalenDolores 2020: 2nd version and lower shipping cost

December 16, 2019  |  Comments Off on CalenDolores 2020: 2nd version and lower shipping cost  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Following many complaints regarding the expensive shipping costs for non-US residents of the CalenDolores 2020 available from Etsy (and where you couldn’t even combine shipping when ordering 2 copies or more) theHand made a second version of his calendar available from Lulu where shipping costs are more reasonable.

Pay attention, this is really a second version of the calendar and not the same as Etsy shipped from another seller. There are several differences such as format, materials and number of pages. The price of the calendar is a little more expensive compared to the Etsy version, but if you add shipping it makes a big difference (again for those living outside the US) and combining is possible!

COUPON CODE: ONESHIP (free or reduced shipping costs until December 19th)

NEW COUPON CODE: LULU15 (save 15% on calendar until January 2nd)
NEW COUPON CODE: ONEFIVE (save 15% on calendar until January 2nd – UK & Ireland only)


CalenDolores 2020 now available

December 3, 2019  |  6 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Just in time for the new year, the calendar is finally available. More info on or
Price: $16.00 + shipping (from the US)

Unauthorised book on Dolores O’Riordan set to be stopped from being published

November 27, 2019  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

An unauthorised book on Dolores O’Riordan was set to be published next week, but Dolores O’Riordan’s family have said that they don’t in any way endorse it, and will getting publication stopped. They reported that the book was full of inaccuracies (like the title for instance) and speculations and also violated copyright. They also said that the family and the band are upset by it, and especially Dolores’ mother.

The family urged the fans not to buy it. “Limerick artist Emma Langford awarded Dolores O’Riordan bursary”

November 26, 2019  |  Comments Off on “Limerick artist Emma Langford awarded Dolores O’Riordan bursary”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Congratulations to Emma!
Read the article directly on

Ciarán Hayes’ book “I Am Going To Be A Popstar said Dolores”

November 25, 2019  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

A new book on Dolores O’Riordan will be published next week on 30 November 2019. Ciarán Hayes’ book “I Am Going To Be A Popstar said Dolores” contains 96 pages and 42 photographs.

Price: €11.99

More info and pre-order here

A few words by the artist…..

November 21, 2019  |  1 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Posted by Aches on Instagram today:

Aerial views of the mural

November 21, 2019  |  Comments Off on Aerial views of the mural  |  by Axl  |  Other News

A few aerial views taken by drone have been posted on Instagram by Cathal Ryan (
How great!

Dolores O’Riordan mural in Limerick done

November 20, 2019  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

This morning, Draw Out – Urban Exhibitionists published on Facebook 3 photos of the mural. The weather wasn’t really great in Limerick today.

A little later, at noon, Cllr Daniel Butler published on Twitter 3 awesome photos from 3 different angles. She was almost done but the rain stopped the work for a while.

…and tonight Dreams Fest 19 just shared on Facebook 5 photos of the mural done. You may recognize one of Dolores’ brothers, Brendan O’Riordan and his family on a few pics.

More pics published this evening by Draw Out – Urban Exhibitionists on Facebook:

…by Maurice Quinlivan on Facebook:

…and by Eugene Ryan on Instagram:

Dolores O’Riordan mural taking shape in Limerick (UPDATED)

November 19, 2019  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

After a break of a couple of weeks, the artist Aches is back in Limerick! Two photos of the mural – more or less taken at the same moment – with two different angles were posted on socials this morning. The first one by Niamh Browne on Instagram:

and the second one by Cllr Daniel Butler on Twitter:

UPDATE #1 – 4:10PM (UTC)

Here’s another photo taken a few hours later, shared by The Cranberries Newspaper on Facebook:

…as well as a video posted by Dreams Fest 19 on Facebook:

UPDATE #2 – 5:30PM (UTC)

That’s it for today!
Thanks to Trevor our “special reporter in Limerick” for these two pics and video below:

UPDATE #3 – 6:20PM (UTC)

Interesting close-up photo published by Limerick Now on Facebook:

Another Dolores O’Riordan mural in Limerick city: The Ark Tavern

November 5, 2019  |  5 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

There is another Dolores O’Riordan mural in Limerick city. These kind of things happen… 2 murals done in the same city more or less at the same moment.

While the mural by artist Aches is still in the making (stopped because of torrential rain these last days), Instagram user Bold Details (@bold_details) posted today a few photos of another Dolores mural recently completed for the pub “The Ark Tavern” located on Corbally Road, exact location on Google Street View.

Great tribute!

EDIT: The following comment was posted on Facebook by The Art Tavern, thanks to them for the details, “The Ark Tavern was relaunched on the 12th of Oct, the mural of the late Dolores O’Riordan was spray painted by local art student Cormac Dillon a week before the 12th as well as many other great musicians. They can all be seen on the walls of the events/function room in the The Ark Tavern.”

VIDEO: Limerick Post Show | Draw Out Limerick

November 5, 2019  |  Comments Off on VIDEO: Limerick Post Show | Draw Out Limerick  |  by Axl  |  Other News

The Limerick Post just shared a video on YouTube regarding the mural projects in Limerick city. The host Meghann Scully caught up with Cllr Daniel Butler and Catherine O’Halloran of Draw Out Limerick in front of Dolores O’Riordan mural (in the making). “Limerick mural series starts to takes shape”

November 5, 2019  |  Comments Off on “Limerick mural series starts to takes shape”  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Read the article directly on

Dolores O’Riordan mural: work in progress

November 4, 2019  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Thanks to Dreams Fest 19 on Facebook for sharing 2 incredible photos. WOW indeed!

Mike Hogan spotted in Limerick at The Commercial today

November 2, 2019  |  Comments Off on Mike Hogan spotted in Limerick at The Commercial today  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Rare! Mike Hogan was spotted in Limerick today at the pub “The Commercial”.
Thanks to Instagram user Marcella Urigu (@marcellaurigu) for sharing this great photo and for the info.

New Dolores O’Riordan mural in Limerick City (UPDATED)

October 31, 2019  |  3 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Spotted in Limerick city today near King John’s Castle (exact location: Google Street View), a new mural of Dolores O’Riordan in the making. The photos were posted on the Facebook public group “Limerick City Citizens” by user Nathalie Roche

…and on Twitter by user Ryan Meaney


Still in the making, here’s one more photo posted on Twitter today by JJ Bowles – Limerick’s Oldest Pub

It seems the artist took as a reference 3 photos from The Troubadour in Los Angeles on the 15 July 1993. Have a look at the original pics by photographer Donna Santisi on Getty Images by clicking here, here and here. Thanks to DORSpain for noticing!

It looks like the name of the artist is Aches from Draw Out – Urban Exhibitionists.
Have a look at the video-teaser posted last week on Facebook where you can recognize the exact wall:

“CalenDolores 2020” by theHand available on 21 October 2019 (UPDATED)

October 16, 2019  |  Comments Off on “CalenDolores 2020” by theHand available on 21 October 2019 (UPDATED)  |  by Axl  |  Other News

The wait is (almost) over. The cartoonist theHand just announced on the dedicated Facebook Public Group and Instagram that his “CalenDolores 2020” in loving memory of Dolores O’Riordan will be available on on 21 October 2019.

He also posted a video on YouTube:

There is no more information for now, like price or expected delivery, but it should appear pretty soon. The countdown has now started… 5 days to go!
Stay tuned.


Due to technical difficulties setting the storefront, the release date has been delayed. Also the website moved to

Sinéad O’Connor to record “No Need To Argue” (track) – (UPDATED)

September 22, 2019  |  13 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Sinéad O’Connor will be recording “No Need To Argue” (track) tomorrow for a tribute album to Dolores in aid of Pieta House (Irish non-profit organisation that provides a free, therapeutic approach to people who are in suicidal distress) .
The singer announced it on Twitter earlier today:


Sinéad O’Connor published another tweet today regarding the recording of the song:

…and just a few minutes after she posted a second tweet (well… no comment!)

Noel Hogan joined Kodaline on stage tonight at Electric Picnic

September 1, 2019  |  Comments Off on Noel Hogan joined Kodaline on stage tonight at Electric Picnic  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Noel Hogan joined the band Kodaline on stage tonight at “Electric Picnic” festival in Stradbally, Ireland to play “Zombie” as a tribute to Dolores O’Riordan.

Here’s a short video from the stage posted on Instagram by Josh Javor:


Below almost the complete version of the song recorded from the crowd, shared on Twitter by Maria Flanagan (@OneFineDay_ie), part 1 and part 2:

Short film “Told You” to feature an OST by Fergal Lawler

August 20, 2019  |  Comments Off on Short film “Told You” to feature an OST by Fergal Lawler  |  by Webmaster  |  Other News

It looks like the short movie “Told You” funded by Limerick City Council & Limerick Arts Office, and which was just completed, is featuring a soundtrack written by our very fav drummer Dr Fergal Lawler.
We have no info yet as per when this short will be released.

Source: MADE IMAGE Films (Facebook)

Thanks to Sigma for grabbing our attention on this!

“CALENDOLORES 2020” by theHand completed

July 23, 2019  |  2 Comments  |  by Axl  |  Other News

Artist theHand announced on socials recently that the “CALENDOLORES 2020” was now completed and will be available soon.

theHand on Twitter:

thehand71 on Instagram (different preview):

In the mean time you can see all previews of re-edited pictures for calendar at re-launched website

The Cranberries Press