Tom Mcgurk, Opinion /

McGurk: We must tackle migrant crisis before it’s too late

McGurk: We must tackle migrant crisis before it’s too late

Ireland should take no lectures from anyone when it comes to prioritising genuine refugees in coming years

McGurk: We can reap hidden benefits of a Brexit

McGurk: We can reap hidden benefits of a Brexit

We should be looking at the opportunities it could open up for us

Tom McGurk: Ring of truth is UFC is far from boxing

Tom McGurk: Ring of truth is UFC is far from boxing

A bloody spectacle that was born to lure eyeballs to the small screen

McGurk: Trump is a threat to American democracy

McGurk: Trump is a threat to American democracy

His outburst against Muslims has left the presidential election itself a hostage to violent events at home and abroad

McGurk: The remarkable triumph of the man least likely

McGurk: The remarkable triumph of the man least likely

Enda Kenny has reinvented Fine Gael and replaced Fianna Fáil as the natural party of government

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

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

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

McGurk: Jihadist terrorism has reached a new level

McGurk: Jihadist terrorism has reached a new level

Those who brought mass-murder to Paris were slaughtering their fellow citizens and many of their own generation

Tom McGurk: Horror in Paris

Tom McGurk: Horror in Paris

The Paris attacks last Friday brought the Middle East conflict to the heart of Europe. With the worsening war in Syria and a growing migrant crisis, are we looking down the years at a generational nightmare?

McGurk: Faster. Higher. Stronger. Doped.

McGurk: Faster. Higher. Stronger. Doped.

Doping in athletics is occurring on a worldwide scale – and in some cases under the eyes of governments. So what do records really mean?

McGurk: It’s time for a real reserve Garda force to fight crime

McGurk: It’s time for a real reserve Garda force to fight crime

Given the nature of the crisis we are facing nationally, the time has surely come to look at the model again

McGurk: If Britain leaves the EU we must consider going too

McGurk: If Britain leaves the EU we must consider going too

Many people are looking in admiration at Britain’s questioning of its European Union membership

Tom McGurk: Civil War politics finds its successor

Tom McGurk: Civil War politics finds its successor

Sinn Féin’s move into constitutional politics has become far more difficult than it could have imagined

Tom McGurk: Politics of the North framed Friel’s work

Tom McGurk: Politics of the North framed Friel’s work

Accounts of Brien Friel’s life and work have failed to appreciate the importance of the Northern nationalist experience in his writing

Tom McGurk: Ireland have what it takes

Tom McGurk: Ireland have what it takes

France have abandoned the rapier for the sledgehammer, but Ireland can withstand their onslaught

McGurk: Time for a marriage of convenience

McGurk: Time for a marriage of convenience

Fianna Fáil’s penance and redemption must involve going into coalition with Fine Gael, or they may fade away for good