PHOTOS: Shane MacGowan’s Funeral Mass To Be Held In Nenagh This Afternoon

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Photo Credit: Catherine Fogarty

Hundreds are set to line the streets of Nenagh to pay tribute to the frontman of the Pogues Shane MacGowan, who’s funeral takes place today.

Mr MacGowans funeral cortege will pass through Dublin before making its way to Co Tipperary.

Shane’s remains will arrive at St Mary’s of the Rosary Church in Nenagh for his funeral Mass at 3.30pm.

Those attending the North Tipperary town are asked to line up from the town Centre from Church Road to Market Cross as the funeral cortege will be passing through this way ahead of a private cremation.

The funeral mass will be broadcast live via Shane MacGowan’s official Facebook and X (formerly Twitter) profiles.

Sound engineers setting up in church now but paused for 11am Mass.

Pogues music on loud speakers on the street.

Shops with Images of Shane and one poignant token with a candle left at the church side door.

Staff are setting up speakers in the churchyard for the overflow crowds expected fir the 3.30pm Funeral Mass.

MacGowan lived briefly in Tipperary as a young child before the family moved back to England when he was six.