Dolores O’Riordan

2008 NRJ Music Awards - Arrivals

Birth Name: Dolores Mary Eileen O’Riordan

Date of Birth: 6 September, 1971

Place of Birth: Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland

Date of Death: 15 January, 2018

Place of Death: Mayfair, London, England, U.K.

Ethnicity: Irish

Dolores O’Riordan, married name Dolores Mary Eileen O’Riordan Burton, was an Irish musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. She is known as a singer for the rock band The Cranberries. Dolores was the daughter of Eileen Greensmith and Terence Patrick O’Riordan. She had three children with her former husband, tour manager Don Burton.

She was raised as a Roman Catholic.

Dolores’ paternal grandfather was Daniel Riordan (later O’Riordan, the son of Daniel Riordan and Ellen Oliver). Dolores’ great-grandfather Daniel was the son of Daniel Riordan and Ellen Condon. Dolores’ great-grandmother Ellen Oliver was the daughter of Patrick Oliver and Mary Brennan.

Dolores’ paternal grandmother was Christina Houlihan (the daughter of Patrick Houlihan and Maria Keane). Patrick was the son of Patrick Houlihan and Bridget O’Dea. Maria was the daughter of John Keane and Susan Linnane.

Dolores’ maternal grandfather was Henry Greensmith (the son of William Greensmith and Johanna Madden). William was the son of John Greensmith. Johanna was the daughter of John Madden.

Dolores’ maternal grandmother was Bridget Mulqueen (the daughter of John Mulqueen and Alice Flynn). John was the son of John Mulqueen and Ellen Connell. Alice was the daughter of James Flynn and Margaret Irvine.

Sources: Birth record of Dolores’ father – https://familysearch.org

Death announcement of Dolores’ father – http://www.independent.ie

Marriage record of Dolores’ paternal grandparents, Daniel Riordan and Christina Houlihan – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ paternal grandfather, Daniel Riordan – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ paternal great-grandfather, Daniel Riordan – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ paternal great-grandmother, Ellen Oliver – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ paternal grandmother, Christina Houlihan – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ paternal great-grandmother, Maria Keane – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ mother – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Dolores’ maternal grandparents, Henry Greensmith and Bridget Mulqueen – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ maternal grandfather, Henry Greensmith – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Marriage records of Dolores’ maternal great-grandparents, William Greensmith and Johanna Madden – https://www.ancestry.com
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ief

Birth record of Dolores’ maternal grandmother, Bridget Mulqueen – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Marriage record of Dolores’ maternal great-grandparents, John Mulqueen and Alice Flynn – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ maternal great-grandfather, John Mulqueen – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

Birth record of Dolores’ maternal great-grandmother, Alice Flynn – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie

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6 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    RIP and thank you for all the joy you brought us

    End of 1994 as a child
    in my teen years in the end 90s
    and since 2017 when i discovered your debut CRANBERRIES ALBUM

  2. neiltennant says:

    one of the best lead singers of all time

  3. Manila says:

    Terence’s middle name is Patrick.

    Dolores’ paternal grandfather was Daniel Riordan (later O’Riordan, the son of Daniel Riordan amd Ellen Oliver). Dolores’ great-grandfather Daniel was the son of Daniel Riordan and Ellen Condon. Ellen was the daughter of Patrick Oliver and Mary Brennan.

    Dolores’ paternal grandmother was Christina Houlihan (the daughter of Patrick Houlihan and Maria Keane). Patrick was the son of Patrick Houlihan and Bridget O’Dea. Maria was the daughter of John Keane and Susan Linnane.

    Dolores’ maternal grandfather were Henry Greensmith (the son of William Greensmith and Johanna Madden) and Bridget Mulqueen (the daughter of John Mulqueen and Alice Flynn). Dolores’ great-grandfather John was the son of John Mulqueen and Ellen Connell. Alice was the daughter of James Flynn and Margaret Irvine.

    Birth record of Dolores’ father – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F1WP-ZPR

    Death announcement of Dolores’ father – http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/terence-oriordan-father-of-cranberries-singer-dies-26796094.html

    Birth record of Dolores’ mother – https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F1HZ-X59

    Marriage record of Dolores’ paternal grandparents, Daniel Riordan and Christina Houlihan – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1932/09008/5260033.pdf

    Marriage record of Dolores’ maternal grandparents, Henry Greensmith and Bridget Mulqueen – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1917/09764/5544217.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ paternal grandfather, Daniel Riordan – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1913/01435/1588459.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ paternal grandmother, Christina Houlihan – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1880/02856/2046750.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ maternal grandfather, Henry Greensmith – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1883/02742/2008068.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ maternal grandmother, Bridget Mulqueen – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1896/02177/1824566.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ paternal great-grandfather, Daniel Riordan – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1880/02856/2046750.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ paternal great-grandmother, Ellen Oliver – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1882/02765/2016472.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ paternal great-grandmother, Maria Keane – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1870/03355/2230201.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ maternal great-grandfather, John Mulqueen – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1871/03279/2201824.pdf

    Birth record of Dolores’ maternal great-grandmother, Alice Flynn – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1874/03155/2157200.pdf

    Marriage record of Dolores’ maternal great-grandparents, William Greensmith and Johanna Madden – https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/61039/02419_03_0152?pid=3066557&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db%3DIrelandCatholicParish%26gss%3Dsfs28_ms_db%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26msT%3D1%26gsfn%3Dwilliam%26gsfn_x%3D0%26gsln%3Dgreensmith%26gsln_x%3D0%26mssng%3Djohanna%26mssns%3Dmadden%26MSAV%3D1%26uidh%3Dft6&usePUB=true

    Marriage record of Dolores’ maternal great-grandparents, John Mulqueen and Alice Flynn – https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1893/10610/5865770.pdf

  4. neiltennant says:

    The most irish people look very special

    i wonder if she has real black hair or if they are died

    i knew a girl whose name was Shawna she was also irish. She had blue eyes and very black hair. She was 9 years old when i knew her and i guess her hair was not died

  5. andrew says:

    Her full name is Dolores Mary Eileen O’Riordan Burton and her parents names are Terence O’Riordan and Eileen Greensmith

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