More recently, O'Riordan's fortunes have brightened. While on the road with Duran Duran in 1993, she met Duran tour manager Don Burton. The relationship blossomed into marriage, an event, Hogan says, that has improved the atmosphere within the band.
"Nothing's really changed because she's more like a sister to us, you know," Hogan says. "We just kind of ... we always look out for each other, all of us. We still do. If anything, it's just made Dolores happier, really. She's kind of got this constant smile on her face and stuff."