Flag protests in pictures

IT’S been a week of protest against Belfast City Council’s decision to restrict the number of days it flies the Union flag at City Hall.

There were a number of protests organised in Glengormley, Ballyclare, Cloughfern and Mossley during the past week.

Protesters block the Antrim Road in Glengormley during a demonstrations against Belfast City Council's decision to restrict the number of days it flies the Union flag at City Hall. INNT 50-022-FP

Protesters block the Antrim Road in Glengormley during a demonstrations against Belfast City Council's decision to restrict the number of days it flies the Union flag at City Hall. INNT 50-022-FP

Rioting broke out at the Mossley protest trapping around 600 people in Mossley Mill.

Here is a selection of pictures from the flag protests held across the borough.

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