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06th Dec 2022

The Pogues’ Shane MacGowan rushed to hospital

Sarah McKenna Barry

Shane Mcgowan hospitalised

He is in hospital again

Victoria Mary Clarke has asked fans for prayers after her husband, Pogues singer Shane McGowan, was rushed to hospital.

On Twitter, Victoria wrote: “Please send prayers and healing vibes to @ShaneMacGowan in hospital again and really hoping to get out asap!! Thank you.”

She also posted a photo of Shane at home.

In the comments, Victoria was met with many comments passing on their good wishes to Shane.

Shane and Victoria were wed in November 2018 after decades together and an 11-year engagement, and they live in Dublin. In the past, Shane has discussed a number of health issues he has had over the years.

The singer used a wheelchair for many years following a fall in 2015 during which he broke his pelvis.

Speaking to Vice about the fall, he said: “I broke my pelvis, which is the worst thing you can do (….) I can’t walk around the room without a crutch. I am getting better, but it’s taking a very long time. It’s the longest I’ve ever taken to recover from an injury. And I’ve had a lot of injuries.”

Additionally, in 2016, Victoria shared that Shane was hospitalised for both pneumonia and a hip injury. She also said that being in hospital for such a lengthy time ultimately helped him on his journey to sobriety.

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