1. Shane MacGowan's undertaker says Johnny Depp flounced police guidance to carry Pogues star's coffin

    By Charlotte McIntyre Johnny Depp defied orders to carry his friend Shane MacGowan's coffin. Tipperary undertaker Philly Ryan revealed he invited the Hollywood actor to perform the honour of carrying The Pogues star's coffin at St Mary of the Rosary Church, but explained this was n
  2. Priest says Shane MacGowan's funeral was 'completely inappropriate' and 'a scandal'

    By Harry Rutter Shane MacGowan's funeral was attended by star-studded guests including Johnny Depp, Bob Geldof and Irish president Michael D Higgins. But now an Irish priest has taken aim at the ceremony, saying it was a "scandal". The three-hour service featured performances and w