Are there increasing anti-American sentiments in Ireland these days that you know of?
I can only speak about N Ireland i don't know of any anti American sentiments.
There are lots of American tourists, and students in N Ireland universities.
BTW, I recall North Ireland has it's own issues with violence and
That's true but even with the thousands of shootings bombings
and deaths there was never the need for security in schools.
PS I think there was a bit of concern in the Republic of Ireland about the issue bellow.
HUMAN rights groups have called on the Government to introduce measures to ensure Ireland can no longer be used for illegal rendition flights, after fresh evidence emerged that US authorities operated such missions through Shannon Airport over the past decade.