Journalist Victoria Mary Clarke has spoken about Johnny Depp's presence at her wedding to singer Shane MacGowan.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
An impressive debut EP and a deal with Virgin have marked the trio out as ones to watch, writes Ed Power.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018
A raucous atmosphere filled the National Concert Hall last night as some of rock ‘n roll’s greatest rebels gathered to celebrate the 60th birthday of Pogues singer Shane MacGowan.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
Shane MacGowan’s girlfriend has revealed that ‘Fairytale of New York’ is the soundtrack to their life together.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
A special gig filled with international stars will celebrate the 60th birthday of Shane MacGowan.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Update 10.54am: The family of musician Eamonn Campbell following his recent death in a Dutch hospital.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
The funeral of Therese MacGowan, the mother of Pogues singer Shane MacGowan, took place today in Tipperary.
Sun, 08 Jan, 2017
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
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Fri, 04 Sep, 2015
A trainee teacher says he was told to get out of a taxi in Glasgow because he was speaking Irish.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
Pogues star Shane MacGowan is to make a cameo appearance in 'Coronation Street'.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
Phil Chevron would have approved.
Mon, 14 Oct, 2013
The Irish musician Philip Chevron died yesterday in a London hospice, aged 56.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2013
Phil Chevron, the guitarist for The Pogues, has died aged 56.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Pogues guitarist Phil Chevron has died after a battle with cancer.
Live Music: Philip Chevron Testimonial, The Olympia, Dublin
Wed, 28 Aug, 2013
MUSIC NEWS: Co-operation between Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher would put the fall of the Berlin Wall in the shade, but the formerly feuding Brit-pop kings are rumoured to be working together.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
Spider Stacey of The Pogues has revealed how the band had a bust-up with the cops when they were filming the video for ‘Fairytale Of New York’ in Manhattan.
Sat, 15 Dec, 2012
IT’S the classic hit that’s widely regarded as the best Christmas song ever produced.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2011
AS EVER, a manager as meticulous as Slaven Bilic has prepared impeccably for tonight’s friendly with Ireland. But, this time, he’s probably reached a new note.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2011
Irish Blood, English Heart
Sat, 14 May, 2011
Hellraising Irish singer Shane MacGowan is in the running to land a Classic Brit Award.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2011
Simon Cowell’s Helping Haiti single will be released globally.
Wed, 03 Feb, 2010
Pogues singer Shane MacGowan has revealed he stays awake for a week at a time.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2010
Pogues hit 'Fairytale of New York' – which has repeatedly missed out on the number one spot – is the all-time Christmas favourite, a survey showed today.
Wed, 09 Dec, 2009
HE may have been described as having a voice like a bullfrog with a hangover, but it was considered the voice of Dublin and made him a cultural icon.
Mon, 18 Aug, 2008
X Factor winner Leon Jackson has capped an “amazing year” by claiming the coveted Christmas number one.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2007
'X Factor' winner Leon Jackson has capped an "amazing year" by claiming the coveted Christmas number one in the UK.
Sun, 23 Dec, 2007
THE BBC has been forced to row back on a decision to censor the Christmas classic, the Fairytale of New York, after the decision drew criticism from all over the world.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2007
The UK's Radio 1 has reversed its decision to bleep out the word “faggot” from The Pogues' hit 'Fairytale Of New York'.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2007
'X-Factor' winner Leon Jackson is “practically guaranteed” the Christmas number one spot, according to the bookies.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2007
The bond between supermodel Kate Moss and rocker Pete Doherty was all down to great sex, according to Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2007
The Pogues were forced to pull the first of three shows at New York's Roseland Ballroom on Wednesday night to allow frontman Shane MacGowan to recover from a stage fall.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2007
VINCE Power, founder of the Mean Fiddler music empire, received an honorary CBE yesterday.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2006
The Pogues, famed for controversial frontman Shane McGowan’s antics, will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Meteor Ireland Music Awards, organisers said tonight.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2006
X-Factor winner Shayne Ward will today launch his bid to take the Christmas Number One slot with a live performance of the single in his home city of Manchester.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2005
The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan infuriated band members by taking an impromptu holiday to Morocco when he should have been rehearsing with them.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2005
The Pogues are planning a series of concerts in December. The band, originally formed in 1982, will be fronted by Shane MacGowan.
Wed, 08 Sep, 2004
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