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

I make no claims to prophecy, but I am certain that across 2016 the growing crisis of migration into the EU will rarely leave the front pages.

Last year, one million migrants came in – four times more than in 2014 – and what evidence is there to argue against a four-fold increase again this year to up to four million?

When you consider that the vast majority of last year’s million were family members seeking to set up...

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