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From TheJournal.ie From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored? Classics Debate

From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored?

A debate has been ongoing all week over what old Christmas songs are acceptable to play.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not all characters are angels': Shane MacGowan responds to Fairytale of New York controversy Statement

'Not all characters are angels': Shane MacGowan responds to Fairytale of New York controversy

The Pogues frontman has explained why he included offensive terms in the song.

From TheJournal.ie 'Johnny Depp tried to do A Rainy Night in Soho': Shane MacGowan ties the knot with long-term partner Fairytale Of Copenhagen

'Johnny Depp tried to do A Rainy Night in Soho': Shane MacGowan ties the knot with long-term partner

MacGowan and Victoria Mary Clarke tied the knot in a civil ceremony in Copenhagen.

The Ultimate Fairytale of New York Lyrics Quiz

It’s a Christmas quiz, babe.

From TheJournal.ie Behind the scenes at the country's festive HQ: Christmas FM Elf-m Radio

Behind the scenes at the country's festive HQ: Christmas FM

The charity radio station will be providing the soundtrack to thousands of drinks parties and present-wrapping sessions this December. But what’s it like to work there? TheJournal.ie goes behind the muzak…

From TheJournal.ie It's December 1st babe... and for radio listeners, there's no escaping the 'Fairytale' Christmas Radio

It's December 1st babe... and for radio listeners, there's no escaping the 'Fairytale'

Ireland’s radio stations begin blasting The Pogues, Band Aid and the like in earnest from today. A little early? You asked for it, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie Fans mourn death of Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron RIP

Fans mourn death of Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron

The musician announced earlier this year that he was terminally ill with cancer.

From TheJournal.ie The Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron: 'This time the cancer is lethal' The Pogues

The Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron: 'This time the cancer is lethal'

The position of his cancer means that treatment is seriously ill-advised and would almost certainly “cause a stroke or worse”.

Fairytale of New York breaks the one million mark Million Seller This post contains videos

Fairytale of New York breaks the one million mark

The 25-year-old song has now sold more than one million copies in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York Read Me

Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York

Englishwoman Sarah Franklin had heard the classic Pogues song many times – but she had never truly experienced its magic until she saw it performed by a club full of emotional Irish people at Christmas.

Irishman attempts Guinness World Record of playing the guitar for 101 hours straight

Dave Browne has begun his world record attempt in Dublin this afternoon and says the hardest challenge will be to stay awake for the next four days as he strums his heart out.