Shane MacGowan and wife celebrate special anniversary after his release from hospital
Posted by  badge Boss on Nov 26, 2023 - 08:59PM
Shane Macgowan and Victoria Mary Clarke have been married for five years (Picture: Mark Large/ANL/Shutterstock)

and his wife are celebrating a very special occasion.

The Pogues star, 65, has had a turbulent year, having been in hospital since June for undisclosed health issues.

Shane  including a  last , which causes the brain to swell and has the potential to cause loss of movement and difficulty with speech.

The singer’s wife, Victoria Mary Clarke,  on Shane’s condition by sharing plenty of photos on , revealing this week that, after five months, he’s finally home.

Being is just one momentous occasion for Shane and his other half, as they’re also marking five years of marriage.

Taking to Instagram on Sunday (November 26), the sweet pair shared a joint post that included a loved-up snap from their wedding day.

Shane pouted and leaned in to place a kiss on his wife’s cheek, with him sitting in a wheelchair and her laughing by his side.

The Irish hitmaker married Victoria – with whom he lives in Dublin – in 2018 after a decades-long relationship and subsequent 11-year engagement.

Her caption read: ‘One of my favourite pictures of our wedding which was five years ago today.

‘Getting to Copenhagen was quite an achievement and I suppose just getting through some of the stuff that we all went through to get to be still alive was a massive achievement!

‘It was a beautiful thing to feel so much love ❤️ from everyone who made it possible, a wedding is very much a collaboration.’

Victoria recently welcomed her husband home after five months in hospital (Picture: Twitter)
Shane and Victoria were engaged for 11 years before tying the knot (Picture: Getty)

Victoria concluded by thanking the loved ones and companies who contributed to making their nuptials so memorable

Taking to the comments, fans heaped well wishes on the couple, with one writing: ‘Wishing you and Shane a happy and healthy anniversary ❤️❤️’

‘Happy Anniversary! So glad Shane is home with you.?’, another said.

In her previous update, Victoria expressed her joy at finally getting her husband home, both in time for the festive season and his 66th birthday, which falls

Taking to social media, she wrote on Thursday: ‘Shane got out of the hospital!

‘We are deeply and eternally grateful to all of the doctors and nurses and staff at St Vincent’s it’s the best! And special thanks to Tom Creagh and Brian Corscadden for your help.’

Shane’s discharge comes after his 57-year-old wife wrote about just weeks ago.

The Pogues frontman has battled many health issues this year (Picture: Caitlin Mogridge/Redferns via Getty Images)
He’s managed to keep his spirits up thanks to friends, family and fans (Picture: Twitter)
Shane will celebrate his 66th birthday on Christmas Day (Picture: Twitter)

She wrote: ‘Love is the most beautiful and powerful thing that we can experience as humans but love can also feel painful especially if you are afraid of losing a person or anything else that you love.’

In the lengthy post, the reporter continued: ‘Sometimes when you love very deeply you will find yourself facing terrifying fears of loss that can feel so big and devastating that you don’t know how you can survive them and you can’t imagine life without this person that you love.’

The Fairytale of New York vocalist’s spirits have been kept high this year thanks to both the unwavering support of his wife and celebrity friends.

Shane has had plenty of visits from famous pals, including before he was admitted to hospital.

Then last weekend, went to see him which made him ‘so happy’.