“I know they’re afraid of the terrorist threat but it seems a bit over the top “
They are paranoid. They have been creating havoc around the world for decades like a bully boy. Some one had the guts to slap the bully boy. The bully boy now dont know how to react.
Forum users will recall the IRA attack in the city. No Irish were hounded out of UK or their entry was denied nor was any Irish club/bar was closed down. ( Not to mention that it is a well known the Irish Americans were bank rolling the IRA )