Tom McGurk

Tom McGurk

Articles by Tom McGurk

Up a creek, with their own paddle

Up a creek, with their own paddle

Fianna Fáil is looking a historic gift horse in the mouth and ruining its own best chances

Tom McGurk: A nation finds itself once again

Tom McGurk: A nation finds itself once again

After last weekend’s celebration and much rigorous interrogation of the 1916 Rising, who fears to speak of Easter Week?

After 1916, things took a wrong turn

After 1916, things took a wrong turn

The dreams the Rising were soon crushed

No warnings, no mercy, and no fear of death

No warnings, no mercy, and no fear of death

The EU is ill-equipped to deal with murderous jihadi suicide bombers

McGurk: An open letter to Micheál Martin

McGurk: An open letter to Micheál Martin

Stop taking the Micheál, and deal with FG. You owe it to the lives that your last government devastated

McGurk: Migration - a crisis of biblical proportions

McGurk: Migration - a crisis of biblical proportions

It’s time we all emerged from the politically correct bunker on migration: the crisis is at the gate

McGurk: Banning contact rugby is a ban on rugby

McGurk: Banning contact rugby is a ban on rugby

Banning the tackle in under-age rugby will cause more problems

Tom McGurk: Revenge served cold for the Civil War duo

Tom McGurk: Revenge served cold for the Civil War duo

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil put party before country in this election and they will be punished for it by an electorate who couldn’t see what they were voting for

McGurk: Election is a hollow charade for voters

McGurk: Election is a hollow charade for voters

Our situation, controlled by Europe, means that the ritual of Irish elections is reminiscent of the former eastern bloc

Total eclipse at the heart of America’s body politic

Total eclipse at the heart of America’s body politic

The prospect of ‘President Trump’ doesn’t seem so crazy any more

McGurk: Ireland face draining day against Wales

McGurk: Ireland face draining day against Wales

To slay the red dragons would be a fairytale ending

Tom McGurk: 1916 is more than a ripping good yarn

Tom McGurk: 1916 is more than a ripping good yarn

Much to admire in Rebellion, but who wants to watch a period soap opera?

McGurk: The Craggy Island election primer

McGurk: The Craggy Island election primer

Even Fr Dougal gets the message eventually

Tom McGurk: Rugby needs radical change to survive

Tom McGurk: Rugby needs radical change to survive

How will Ireland compete against this rising tide of money?

Tom McGurk: Ask your candidate, yes or no to windfarms?

Tom McGurk: Ask your candidate, yes or no to windfarms?

The case for massive windfarm development has collapsed