The Pogues are a band that were formed in 1982 and were in the music industry up to 1996. They have since returned and have been active in the music industry since 2001. The band uses Irish instruments including the tin whistle and the mandolin.
Their first album was released in 1984 and is entitled ‚??Red Roses for Me‚??. In 1989, The Pogues peaked at number 5 in the UK album chart with ‚??Peace and Love‚??. They recorded their first number one single in 1987 when ‚??Irish Rover‚?? topped the Irish Charts.