Dolores O'Riordan is laid in repose ahead of funeral where she will be buried next to beloved dad

Dolores O’Riordan will be buried next to her father in her family’s plot at Caherally Cemetery when she is laid to rest on Tuesday [23 January], it has been reported.

Dolores’ beloved dad, Terry, died from cancer in 2011 at the age of 68, with it being said that the singer had been planning to visit his grave during a visit to her home town of Limerick this weekend.

Dolores passed away earlier this week. Copyright: [Rex]

The Cranberries’ frontwoman’s body is currently in repose at St Joseph’s Church in Limerick city, with fans invited to say goodbye to the star from 12.30pm to 4pm.

It is believed that her remains will the be taken to Cross Funeral Home tomorrow before she is taken to St Ailbhe’s Church, Ballybricken, where her funeral will take place.

Dolores was found dead at the Hilton hotel in Westminster, London, on 14 January.

Dolores’ body is in repose. Copyright: [PA]

Aged just 46 at the time of her passing, the death is being treated as unexplained but non-suspicious, with the results of the post-mortem examination yet to be revealed.

Dolores’ mother, Eileen O’Riordan, said of her daughter’s shock death: “We want to thank all the people of Limerick who have remembered Dolores this week.

The Cranberries in 1999. Copyright: [Rex]

“The people who queued to sign the book of condolence – some of them standing in the rain – it has meant a huge amount to us and has been a great source of comfort.”

The star’s body is believed to have been found by a member of staff in the bathroom of her London hotel room, with Dolores in the city to record a cover of her hit single ‘Zombie’ with her rock band, Bad Wolves.

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