President D. Higgins And Johnny Depp To Attend Shane MacGowan's Funeral

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The Pogues' singer will be laid to rest later today.

President Michael D Higgins and A-list movie star Johnny Depp are expected to be among mourners at Shane MacGowan's funeral later.

The Pogues singer died last month at the age of 65.

Philip Ryan, of JJ Ryan's Undertakers, formerly ran the bar that was frequented by the Irish artist, before his death just over a week ago.

Mr. MacGowan will be laid to rest in St Mary’s of the Rosary Church, Nenagh at 3.30pm.

Speaking to Midlands 103, Mr. Ryan says he has so many fond memories of Shane, who was a kind and decent gentleman:

Shane MacGowan's funeral procession through Dublin has come to an end.

Hundreds lined the streets to say goodbye to The Pogues frontman.

Attention now turns to Tipperary.

Former Labour Senator and Blogger, Laois' John Whelan, says it's a time for reflection:

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