‘Nothing is off the table’ for todays mica meeting

The Housing Minister will hold talks with Mica homeowners from Donegal and Mayo today as they sit for a crucial meeting on the redress scheme.

Darragh O’Brien will receive the final report on the scheme tomorrow, before bringing recommendations to the cabinet early next month.

At present affected homeowners are entitled to 90 per cent redress but campaigners want 100 per cent compensation for their homes being built with the faulty blocks.

Eileen Doherty, from Donegal, says her group wants clarity from the Minister today:


Minister O’Brien says he’s acutely aware of the potential cost of the Mica scandal but says the state has a moral duty to help those affected.

The Housing Minister has said ‘nothing is off the table’ for today’s meeting and admits the cost of the controversy could be over a billion euro: