"I recall with fondness the late Limerick TD (Teachta Dala, or a member of the lower house of Irish Parliament) Jim Kemmy's introduction of her and The Cranberries to me, and the pride he and so many others took in their successes".
O'Riordan, 46, was found dead in a London hotel on Monday morning during a recording trip to London ahead of a planned tour, her publicist said.
Waite claimed she appeared to be exuberant and excited to see him and his wife. Officers were called at 9.05am on Monday 15 January to a hotel in Park Lane, W1.More news: McConnell: Trump hasn't said what he wants in immigration bill
O'Riordan's Cranberries bandmates posted a statement as well, noting that "She was an extraordinary talent and we feel very privileged to have been part of her life from 1989 when we started the Cranberries". Parry further stated that many citizens have become resistant to the agony and sorrow that so many people had experienced during that IRA-induced violent period.... and to have read those words of the song, Zombie, by a band from Ireland in such an absorbing way, was very, very vigorous.
Dolores had a way of drawing you in through her voice, with Irish accent fully and proudly displayed. She signed a napkin for me and she introduced me to her mother. "My prayers are with her family and loved ones". Limerick and the world has lost a kind, soft-hearted, talented soul.
Various musicians from different music backgrounds offered their condolences for O'Riordan's death, especially the Irish songwriter Hozier who expressed his sadness saying that O'Riordan's voice "threw into question what a voice could sound like in that context of rock".
Ole Koretsky, who played with O'Riordan in alternative rock band D.A.R.K., said his "heart is broken and it is beyond repair" in a statement on the group's official website. Her family is handsome.More news: Google to Deploy Three New Undersea Cables for Cloud Infrastructure
Dolores' body will then be flown back to Ireland for her funeral, which will likely take place in her native Limerick early next week. I'm absolutely gutted and I only knew her music.
Dolores, who will be buried in her hometown Ballybricken, was married to Duran Duran's former tour manager Don Burton for 20 years, but the pair split in 2014.More news: Police not treating Dolores O'Riordan's death as suspicious