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Shane MacGowan: Fairytale of New York singer’s mom dies in crash

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Shane MacGowan’s band The Pogues are greatest recognized for Fairytale of New York

The mom of Shane MacGowan, frontman for The Pogues, has been killed in a highway crash within the Republic of Eire.

Therese MacGowan, who’s in her late 80s, died within the crash close to Silvermines, County Tipperary at about 15:00 native time.

Irish police mentioned the automobile she was driving hit a wall.

Her physique has been taken to Limerick College Hospital the place a autopsy examination will probably be carried out on Monday.

Shane MacGowan fronted The Pogues from 1982 till their break-up in 2014. The band are greatest recognized for his or her hit music Fairytale of New York.