Deputy McHugh to chair meeting on impact of flag protests on Belfast

The Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement will discuss the impact of the union flags protests on the Belfast economy.

The Committee will hear from independent traders spokesman Glyn Roberts.

Committee chairman Joe McHugh TD said they were "extremely concerned over the past two months at violent protests".

He said they would explore how they could help mitigate the "damage done to the image of the city"..