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Children from Donegal have written to a number of ministers, describing what it’s like to live in a mica-affected home. 50 children held a protest outside Leinster House yesterday afternoon, to deliver their letters and call for 100 per cent redress. These children describe what they wrote in their letters:…

More than 50 school-children from Donegal will protest outside the Dáil today over the Mica controversy. Their homes were built with faulty blocks, containing the mineral, and are in a bad state. The government’s finalising an updated compensation scheme – and campaigners are demanding 100 per cent redress. Organiser of…

A Fine Gael TD says that the 60 million euro fund earmarked to address the Mica and Pyrite crisis will be revisited by the government.   Donegal TD Joe McHugh says an extra 20 million has been allocated to the existing baseline amount to address the crisis which is impacting…

A Donegal TD says the owners of crumbling mica homes deserve a bailout as urgent as the banks got during the financial crash. The government’s set to outline an updated defective building block scheme in the coming weeks, and homeowners are demanding 100 percent redress. The total cost has been…

Sligo won’t be forgotten about in any defective block compensation scheme. That’s according to Sligo Sinn Fein Councillor and PRO of the Sligo Pyrite Action Group, Thomas Healy, who spoke at Friday’s protest outside of Leinster House. Campaigners claim upwards of 20,000 people attended the Mica Action Group protest demanding…

The Tanaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, says the various demonstrations staged yesterday, including the one by those affected by the mica scandal, shows the Government that the old problems have not gone away. Mr Varadkar said he feels it was good that people can once…