Monday December 9, 2019

McGurk: Let’s make that open door work for us

Immigration can profoundly enrich a country, if it’s done right

29th November, 2015
French prime minister Manuel Valls spoke his mind during the week

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes said recently that we in Ireland need a national conversation on migration and an honest discussion on our responsibilities as a rich country that has benefited from EU membership. I couldn’t agree more and this column is happy to join in.

In a week when French prime minister Manuel Valls has said that Europe cannot accept more refugees, stressing that the solution to the migration crisis lay in...

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