Tom Mcgurk, Opinion /

Agendas shift as Brexit hits home

Agendas shift as Brexit hits home

Sinn Féin is leaving the North’s Remain voters at mercy of the DUP

Shock and awe  hits close to home

Shock and awe hits close to home

The Barcelona attack raises questions about whether conventional policing in democratic societies can meet the threat posed by Isis

Removing statues cannot erase history

Removing statues cannot erase history

Should ‘historical correctness’ reach even into our National Museum, to erase the Irish who fought for the US Confederacy?

A Premier product, but devoid of values

A Premier product, but devoid of values

Roll up, roll up for the 26th season of the increasingly ludicrous English Premier League

We’re all passengers on the Brexit runaway train

We’re all passengers on the Brexit runaway train

Tough-talking means the phoney Brexit war is over, but the party still refuses to rally to Ireland’s cause by taking its seats in the Commons

Tom McGurk: Television for the people at its best

Tom McGurk: Television for the people at its best

Late-night muggings, flowing adrenalin, unfamiliar faces, an ever-present air of danger: Vincent Browne’s show had it all

Dunkirk and the myths that still rule Britannia

Dunkirk and the myths that still rule Britannia

How much did Britain’s belief that it stood alone in World War II influence its decision to retreat from the EU?

Tom McGurk: Alcohol bill will give us the measure of Varadkar

Tom McGurk: Alcohol bill will give us the measure of Varadkar

As minister for health, Leo Varadkar introduced the alcohol bill. That legislation is crawling slowly through the Dáil. As Taoiseach, will he finally see it passed?

Tom McGurk: Hostility to Irish exposes true nature of unionism

Tom McGurk: Hostility to Irish exposes true nature of unionism

The shadow of the tally-stick hangs over the DUP’s attitude to an Irish Language Act. This is a serious crisis

Tom McGurk: Brexit and the border

Tom McGurk: Brexit and the border

“Will we go back to spiked roads, blown-up bridges, cement bollards? And if so who will put these in place?”

The Lions can win next week and take the series

The Lions can win next week and take the series

There has been criticism that the Lions played badly last week; they didn’t. If they can solve their discipline problem, they may well emerge victorious

Tom McGurk: A year since Brexit and turmoil reigns

Tom McGurk: A year since Brexit and turmoil reigns

Twelve months on, we are still in the dark about the realities of Brexit

Tom McGurk: SF justifies the empty seats with empty logic

Tom McGurk: SF justifies the empty seats with empty logic

Sinn Féin MPs must take their seats in Westminster to take on the majority cooked up between Theresa May and the DUP

Jihadi terrorist killers are in love with death

Jihadi terrorist killers are in love with death

Could it happen here? Of course it could

Should Sinn Féin take its seven Westminster seats?

Should Sinn Féin take its seven Westminster seats?

The Tories’ dependence on the DUP threatens the integrity of the Assembly talks, while SF’s abstentionism leaves nationalists as mere spectators in the Brexit crisis