Shane MacGowan

The Pogues frontman given a rousing send-off thanks to interpretation of the Christmas classic led by Glen Hansard and Lisa O’Neill.
The singer is best known for his festive hit Fairytale Of New York, featuring the late Kirsty MacColl.
The use of the homophobic slur "f****t" in the popular Christmas song has proved a divisive issue in recent years.
The Pogues singer Shane MacGowan has again defended the Christmas song's controversial lyric.