Large numbers from North West expected to take part in mica rally

The cabinet will today discuss the Mica redress scheme ahead of a planned large protest in Dublin which will include large numbers of people from Donegal, Sligo, and Mayo.


TDs will discuss a motion this evening calling for the redress scheme for the defective house blocks to be extended from a maximum of 90 to 100% of the costs.


There’s no formal memo on the issue on the cabinet agenda, but it’ll likely be discussed by Ministers as the government formulates a response.


Eileen Doherty’s home in Donegal is one of the thousands affected by the scandal.


She says huge numbers are expected at today’s protest: