The Pogues

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan gives New Year’s health update

The singer was hospitalised with encephalitis last month

Shane MacGowan’s wife hopeful Pogues singer will be home for Christmas following hospitalisation

The Pogues singer is now "lucid" and recovering, his wife has said

Shane MacGowan’s wife shares health update after Pogues singer was hospitalised

The former Pogues singer was admitted to hospital late last week

Shane MacGowan of The Pogues admitted to hospital

MacGowan's wife, Victoria Mary Clarke, told fans not to get "too worried" about the hospitalisation, and assured them that "he'll be fine"

Spider Stacy of the Pogues joins the So So Glos on new Christmas song

"'Fairytale of New York' is quite possibly the best Christmas song ever, and so we are honored to have a Pogue on tin whistle and vocals," So So Glos frontman Alex Levine says

Here’s every song on the ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Holiday Special’ soundtrack

Including tracks from Kevin Bacon and Julian Casablancas

The Pogues bassist Darryl Hunt dies aged 72

Singer Shane MacGowan remembers him as “great friend and a great bass player”

Christmas is cancelled: the 10 festive songs they tried to ban

These are the most controversial Yuletide bops – ever!

16 pretty interesting facts about the world’s biggest Christmas songs

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