Silly season?

Ray O’Hanlon reports on how serious the Ulster ‘silly season’ can get. It’s clear that this term always has grave connotations that don’t apply elsewhere. The US-based Irish Echo chooses to lead on the disturbances around Cluan Place, by the Short Strand area.

How appearances deceive in Derry as a mother and daughter from Australia are attacked; though the Irish News report is full of instances of people offering the two tourists concerned free accommodation.

Newshound goes back to 23rd of July to highlight a story in the Seattle Intelligencer, welcoming the IRA apology, perhaps a reminder that not everything that’s happened this summer is irretrievably bad news.