The were on the top of their game when I was a teenager, so naturally there are some memories that get triggered when I hear one of their songs. Never was really a fan of their stuff, but they were iconic.
She was a great singer, and I believe she wrote a lot of their stuff IIRC.
I was in a TV show in college. Just a local show that aired around the county and surrounding area. My guy who wrote the show was best friends with The Cranberries producer. This producer created and recorded most of our show's music and intro audio (like Seinfeld).
I got to meet Dolores twice as a result of this friendship between my producer and her's. I always thought she was soooooooooo hot.