Acts of ‘tourrorism’ on Falls Road…

THE Andytown News reports that “Protestant students” from the Northern Regional College on a sightseeing bus launched attacks on a Bobby Sands mural and memorial garden on the Falls Road. After an angry confrontation with the locals, the driver managed to get the flag-waving students back to the city centre before things spiralled out of control. But the next day, when the double-decker bus was carrying ‘normal’ tourists into west Belfast, it was the subject of what looks like a revenge attack. The net result is that the city sightseeing tours up the Falls have stopped, and quite a few tourists will be heading home with a less than wonderful impression of Belfast.