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Irish radio stations came together at midday to play a touching tribute to Dolores O'Riordan

A nation mourns the loss of a legend.

TRIBUTES HAVE BEEN pouring in following the death of The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan since her sudden death last week at the age of 46.

PastedImage-67827 People queue to pay their respects to Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan at St Joseph's Church in Limerick Source: Niall Carson, PA Images

Today, her funeral was held in Saint Ailbe’s Church in her native Ballybricken, Co Limerick.

As a tribute, radio stations all over the country played When You’re Gone simultaneously at noon

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Every station in the country played the song after their midday bulletin

It was an emotional moment for the whole country

For a couple of minutes, Ireland listened together in mourning.


A fitting tribute, indeed

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