Tom Mcgurk, Opinion /

Why the IOC has failed the Olympic Games

Why the IOC has failed the Olympic Games

Organisation may be incapable of protecting the Olympics from cheats and opportunistic criminals

Defeating an enemy in love with death

Defeating an enemy in love with death

We may have to yield up personal freedoms to tackle the storm of random attacks sweeping Europe

Tom McGurk: Coup must cool EU expansion ardour

Tom McGurk: Coup must cool EU expansion ardour

The European Union is at a crossroads, and there are large Turkish tanks rolling across it

Face it, we’re no big deal to Merkel and Co

Face it, we’re no big deal to Merkel and Co

The fact is that the EU, not us, will handle the Brexit negotiations between Britain and Ireland

Blustering Tony Blair still a victim of his ego

Blustering Tony Blair still a victim of his ego

His extraordinary press conference performance after the Chilcot report shows he’s still convinced he did the right thing

Ireland’s Euro fan club is stuck in denial

Ireland’s Euro fan club is stuck in denial

We will be relying on the kindness of the EU to get a deal out of Brexit, and they didn’t show us much charity during the banking crisis

Tom McGurk: Brexit may have saved European democracy

Tom McGurk: Brexit may have saved European democracy

The Leave vote was the British people’s version of A Nation Once Again

America’s fatal attraction to firearms

America’s fatal attraction to firearms

Armed nobodies with a death wish and murderous intent are souring the American dream

Dissing the Donald just doesn’t make sense

Dissing the Donald just doesn’t make sense

Enda Kenny’s ill-considered remarks about Donald Trump make things awkward

Muhammad Ali: A true heavyweight

Muhammad Ali: A true heavyweight

He was a larger than life character who was propelled onto the world stage

Less than sporting about a global health threat

Less than sporting about a global health threat

"If anyone tells you there isn’t a problem, ask them where they got their information"

Tom McGurk: The Martin, Arlene and Máirtín Show

Tom McGurk: The Martin, Arlene and Máirtín Show

All eyes must be on the future chemistry between Arlene Foster and Martin McGuinness- as well as up-and-coming finance minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Tom McGurk: Baffling visa deal for Turks and Kosovars

Tom McGurk: Baffling visa deal for Turks and Kosovars

‘Travel’ visas could open the floodgates to the very gangsters who are smuggling migrants into the EU

Tom McGurk: We need to start talking about the US trade deal

Tom McGurk: We need to start talking about the US trade deal

The controversy around the transatlantic trade and investment partnership is non-existent in Ireland, but is raging elsewhere

Tom McGurk: For now, it is all quiet on the northern front

Tom McGurk: For now, it is all quiet on the northern front

Yet for Sinn Féin, we can see the first signs that the electoral tide is faltering in the North