Shane MacGowan's mother Therese dies following car crash in Tipperary

She lost her life when her car hit a wall yesterday afternoon

Shane MacGowan's mother Therese dies following car crash in Tipperary

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The mother of Pogues singer Shane MacGowan has died in a car crash in Tipperary.

Therese MacGowan - who was in her late 80s - lost her life when her car hit a wall at Ballintogher, near Silvermines at around 3pm yesterday afternoon.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her remains were removed to University Hospital Limerick, where a post mortem is due to be carried out.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Nenagh Garda Station on 067-50450, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.