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Shane MacGowan expresses thanks for support after mother's death in car crash

Therese MacGowan died after her car struck a wall in Tipperary.
Jan 2nd 2017, 8:26 PM 40,121 13

SHANE MC GOWAN FORMER SINGER WITH THE POGUES Source: Graham Hughes/RollingNews.ie

SHANE MACGOWAN HAS expressed his thanks for support he has received after his mother died in a car crash.

His partner, Victoria Mary Clarke, tweeted that people have been “overwhelmingly lovely and kind”.

His mother, Therese MacGowan (late 80s), died after her car struck a wall in Tipperary yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened at around 3pm at Ballintogher near Nenagh, the area where MacGowan is originally from.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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