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A father’s described how his children live in fear that their rooms will fall down due to issues with pyrite. It comes as a number of families appeal a decision by Mayo County Council to reject their application to a redress scheme. Ballina man and father of four, Duane Helly…

Demonstration are planned for tomorrow afternoon in Letterkenny and Ballina to protest on the lack of support for families affected by mica bricks.   Protesters say there are over 4,000 homes in Donegal crumbling due to defective blocks.   A large number of houses are also thought to be impacted…

A Sligo Councillor has called for the quarries responsible for selling defective blocks  which has led to problems with Mica and Pyrite to be held responsible for a percentage of the costs accumulated to repair the damage.   A national scheme aimed at covering the remedial costs covers 90% of…

Concerns in relation to the defective blocks crisis in the North West will be highlighted at a number of protests next weekend.   The presence of Mica and Pyrite in building blocks can cause cracking as well as crumbling. The issue has been a concern for some time in Donegal…

Three men have been arrested by Gardaí in Sligo following two separate burglaries in Sligo and Enniscrone.     One man was arrested in Kinlough on Saturday evening following the theft of a car in Sligo.     The man was charged with burglary and the unauthorised taking of a…

A man and a woman are to appear before the courts in Mayo in connection to a seizure of drugs and cash. 130,000 euro worth of narcotics and over 17,000 euro in cash were taken in the county on Saturday, with the two people – both aged in their 20s…