Shame of Thrones

Thursday, 17 August 2017

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ANTRIM and Newtownabbey Council has defended its decision to erect a sturdy six-foot tall fence around a beauty-spot usually frequented by families and tourists.
The 'metallic eyesore' at Antrim Lough Shore was hastily constructed following reports that a visitor had fallen from nearby rocks.
It was put in place after new displays recently appeared proudly proclaiming the shoreline as one of the locations for global hit 'Game of Thrones'.
Indeed, recent weeks have seen a steady upsurge in international coach parties following in the footsteps of Tyrion, Cersei and Little Finger.
But critics say that rather than being greeted by the splendour of one of the show's famed backdrops, visitors to the area are being confronted by a 'great steel wall'.
*Read the full story in this week's Antrim Guardian


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