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“The word was used by the character because it fitted with the way she would speak and with her character,” Shane McGowan said. “She is not supposed to be a nice person, or even a wholesome person. She is a woman of a certain generation at a certain time in history and she is down on her luck and desperate.”

Fairytale ending: Shane McGowan explains ‘faggot’ reference in Christmas song (Irish Times)

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Fred McCluskey and Ger Maher with Ailbhe Hession (piano) on TG4’s Róisín show, [Mondays at 8pm].

Connemara Lad writes:

I am shocked that you have chosen to ignore the  wonderful Irish language rendering of Fairytale of New York by Fred McCluskey (nó ‘Vince’ ó Ros na Rún) with Ger Maher and Ailbhe Hession ar an bpiano that is currently going viral. Sort it out.