The Pogues have announced the arrival of their own unique blend of Irish Whiskey in conjunction with one of Ireland’s last independent distilleries, West Cork Distillers. The arrival has been met with much glee, and the whiskey was launched in the iconic Boogaloo pub, London, on Friday 24th July. The whiskey will be sold internationally and sales info. will be available soon. Visit the website here
Pics of launch below:
On July 9th, Shane joined Pete Doherty and the Libertines onstage at their gig at the 3Arena, Dublin, to round off the festivities in rousing fashion! ( Pics: Shane onstage with the Libertines and friends, and backstage at 3Arena).
Shane and his partner, Victoria Mary Clarke, spoke on the Brendan O’Connor show on July 17th about five songs that meant something to them. The songs they chose were Astral Weeks, Van Morrison, Bad by U2, London You’re A Lady, The Pogues, Are You The One I’ve Waited For, by Nick Cave and a John Coltrane track. They hosted Brendan and his team at their home. Pics below.