Shane MacGowan celebrates 60th birthday in style with star studded event

Johnny Depp and Cillian Murphy attended!

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The Pogues frontman Shane McGowan turned 60 on Christmas day and celebrated the milestone with a party this week.

Stars from music and film including Johnny Depp, Cillian Murphy and Imelda May turned up to mark the occasion.

The group went for food at Dublin restaurant Hugo’s Rest.

They also took to the National Concert Hall to celebrate his contribution to Irish music.

The concert saw his collaborators, friends and artists who admire his work come together to sing these songs.

Singers such as Bono, Nick Cave, Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie and Glen Hansard all performed.

President Michael D Higgins also attended the bash.

Check out the pics below of Shane and his guests including Sinead O’Connor, Gerry Adams and Glen Matlock.


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