The Bhoys are back in Town!

Shane and the lads are back in business. Last night’s Frank Skinner show had an interview with the man himself, Shane MacGowan.

Old habits die hard

Twenty-five years ago, Shane MacGowan was given six weeks to live. But he’s still here, and so are the Pogues – back to their original lineup for a new lease of life. Dave Simpson joins them in Dublin to relive the bad old days

A slightly inhuman presence that bans bad comments and works late at night to remove the wrinkles in Slugger’s technical carpet. You will need to know about the comments policy to stay off the fightin’ side of me and there is a bit of background about me here. You can email me using this spam-proof link if you really need to, and Slugger is @sluggerotoole on Twitter. But above all, remember, Play the ball and not the man.