While rickshaws have undoubtedly become increasingly popular with visitors to Dublin and other Irish cities, it is equally clear that the authorities are entitled to be alarmed about a range of issues concerning their use.
Jeremy Corbyn plainly does not appeal to all sections of the party he leads, and has never pretended otherwise, but, as he demonstrated again during his visit to Belfast yesterday, he is a politician of rare gifts.
IT is worth pointing out that if the joint statement issued by the pro-EU parties at Stormont in advance of the latest key round of Brexit negotiations had been tabled as an Assembly motion, it would have won the endorsement of a clear majority of MLAs.
There will be considerable sympathy for the assertion from the former director of public prosecutions, Barra McGrory, that the proposed structures for investigations into Troubles-related murders are unworkable.
If debates over flags and emblems are carried out in a climate of tolerance and mutual respect, then, even in the tense conditions which are often present in the summer months across many areas, they are capable of reaching a positive outcome.