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The Pogues reveal they are no longer active and have ‘had enough’ of touring

Legendary Irish group and 'Fairytale Of New York' singers The Pogues have admitted that they are no longer active and have “had enough” of touring. In a new interview with…

Shane MacGowan shows off brand new set of teeth after undergoing ‘Everest of dentistry’

Shane MacGowan has shown off his new smile after undergoing what his dental surgeon described as "the Everest of dentistry". The Pogues' frontman lost his last natural tooth in 2008…

Documentary about Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan’s dental treatment to air over Christmas

Sky Arts has commissioned a documentary about The Pogues' frontman Shane MacGowan to air over the Christmas period. Zodiak Media-owned production company Bookhouse is creating 'Shane MacGowan: A Wreck Reborn',…

Shane MacGowan hospitalised after breaking his pelvis doing a ‘complicated dance move’

The Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan was taken to hospital earlier this week after reportedly breaking his pelvis whilst dancing. The Irish Mirror reports that MacGowan was rushed to hospital on…

The Pogues launch their own brand of Irish whiskey

The Pogues have launched their own brand of Irish whiskey. Working in collaboration with West Cork Distillers, the succinctly named 'The Pogues Irish Whiskey' is priced at £30 a bottle.…

The Pogues announce 2011 US tour

The Pogues have announced details of a 2011 tour of the US. The band will begin the gig run at Chicago's Congress Theatre on March 3 and finish it with…

The Pogues announce Christmas farewell tour and ticket details

The Pogues have announced plans for a farewell Christmas tour.Shane MacGowan's band are set to hit the road for one final time, kicking off the gigs at O2 Academy Glasgow…

Shane MacGowan premieres Haiti single at Shockwaves NME Awards

Shane MacGowan has introduced the world premiere of their all-star Haiti tribute single 'I Put A Spell On You' at the Shockwaves NME Awards tonight (February 24). The singer took…

Shane MacGowan, Bobby Gillespie, Nick Cave announce Haiti single release date

The Pogues' singer Shane MacGowan is to release his star-studded version of Screamin' Jay Hawkins' hit 'I Put A Spell On You' on March 1 to raise money for earthquake-stricken…

Shane MacGowan to grow his own vegetables on reality TV programme

Shane MacGowan is set to appear in a reality TV programme about growing vegetables.The Pogues' frontman and his girlfriend Victoria Mary Clarke both take part in the RTÉ One programme,…

The Pogues announce UK and Ireland tour and ticket details

The Pogues have announced details of their annual UK and Irish Christmas tour. The band will kick off dates in Northern Ireland, where they will play a night at St.…

‘The Wire’ writer/producer to give talk alongside Pogues’ Spider Stacy

George Pelecanos, one of the main writers and producers of TV show 'The Wire', is to give a talk at London pub The Boogaloo later this month.Pelecanos will appear at…

The Pogues join Madness’ London festival

The Pogues have joined the line-up for Madness' summer festival. The band will play Madstock in London's Victoria Park on July 17. Man Like Me, Bjorn Again, Hayseed Dixie, The…

The Pogues announce 2009 US tour dates

The Pogues have announce a small run of shows for 2009, set to kick off March 9 in Atlanta, GA. As part of the trek, the band will perform two…

The Pogues announce Christmas dates

The Pogues have announced their dates for the sixth annual Christmas tour. The band will play nine dates across the UK finishing up with two gigs at Brixton Academy, London.The…

The Pogues make an emotional homecoming at Oxegen

The Pogues received a huge homecoming reception at Oxegen 2008 tonight (July 13) as they played their first Irish festival in nearly 20 years.Shane MacGowan and co packed the festival's…

U-turn in Pogues Christmas censorship battle

BBC Radio 1 have reversed their decision to censor The Pogues Christmas favourite ’Fairytale In New York’. The station had previously edited the song to remove the word “faggot” from…