Tom Mcgurk, Opinion /

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

Unionism wanders down a cul-de-sac

Unionism wanders down a cul-de-sac

Unionist politicians don’t seem to know what’s good for them, nor the importance of making the Assembly work

Tom McGurk: Who’s afraid of Jeremy Corbyn?

Tom McGurk: Who’s afraid of Jeremy Corbyn?

Hostility towards Labour’s new leader reveals the fear running through Britain’s establishment

Juncker’s invitation to all migrants is a door to disaster

Juncker’s invitation to all migrants is a door to disaster

The EU Commission president is fuelling an existential crisis that threatens the European Union – and the cultures of its member states

Free trade triumphs over public health

Free trade triumphs over public health

Europe’s free market bias has killed Scotland’s plans for minimum drink prices. Will the same happen here?

Tom McGurk: Northern murder, southern pantomime

Tom McGurk: Northern murder, southern pantomime

The rush to smear Sinn Féin over a Belfast killing betrays the political desperation of Burton and Martin

Ireland is wide open to illegal migration

Ireland is wide open to illegal migration

McGurk: A mere two days of Garda checkpoints on the border turned up 50 people trying to enter Ireland illegally. How many make the trip in a full year?

Survival of the fittest

Survival of the fittest

Irish rugby is at the top of its game in popularity terms, but the future is fraught with perils.

Can Corbyn give the Left new life?

Can Corbyn give the Left new life?

The Tory press would love to see Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, but they may be underestimating the impact of a reawakening of ardent socialism in Britain

Show trial for FF descends into farce

Show trial for FF descends into farce

The shambles that is the banking inquiry will do nothing to prevent another banking and economic crash.

Tom McGurk: TTIP will turn EU citizens into consumers

Tom McGurk: TTIP will turn EU citizens into consumers

Quietly, US and EU bureaucrats and corporate interests are regulating a trade deal that will threaten consumer protection, environmental laws and workers’ rights