Shane MacGowan’s funeral in pictures from Dublin and Tipperary: Ireland says slán

Large crowds gather to say farewell to Pogues frontman in Tipperary and Dublin

A public funeral Mass was taking place in St Mary’s of the Rosary Church in Nenagh, Co Tipperary on Friday. Along with the singer’s family and friends, President Michael D Higgins attended the funeral, as are well-known faces from the world of music and further afield. The songwriter, who found fame as the frontman of The Pogues, died at the age of 65 last week.

Earlier today, crowds of people gathered in Dublin for a funeral procession which began in Ringsend at around 11am and made its way through various streets of the capital until just after midday. Here is a selection of images from the day:

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