Irish broadcaster RTE has said it will not censor the word faggot from the Pogues’ gritty Christmas hit Fairytale Of New York.
Shane MacGowan and his partner have married after 32 years together.
Nick Cave, Johnny Depp and Bono were among the guests at a star-studded birthday concert for The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan on Monday evening.
A Tayside author’s account of how music managed to cut through the dementia his father was succumbing to has “moved and humbled” his musical hero.
The mother of Shane MacGowan, frontman of The Pogues, has been killed in a car crash in Ireland, police have said.