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A working group, set up to tackle the mica and pyrite building blocks controversy, will meet for the first time later.   The 12 person group includes affected homeowners from Donegal and Mayo, local authority representatives, and the Department of Housing.   The Taoiseach and Housing Minister are also expected…

Homeowners affected by defective mica blocks will sit down with the Housing Minister on Wednesday. Residents along with representatives from local authorities and the Department of Housing, make up a working group set up to examine the scandal. They’ll begin by reviewing the compensation scheme available to homeowners, with a…

Anger among householders whose properties are affected by Mica is expected to be seen in submissions on the Local Property Tax that some local authorities are now seeking from the public. Among the local authorities now asking the public for their opinions on the Property Tax is Donegal County Council.…

The Department of Housing has not yet contacted Sligo County Council to confirm the county will be included in any Mica redress scheme.   That’s according to Sligo Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy, whose party’s motion calling for a 100% redress scheme was passed in the Dáil last night.  …

The Taoiseach, Micheál Martin has told the Dail that the bill from houses impacted by Mica in the North West will exceed one billion euro.   In the Dáil yesterday evening a Sinn Féin motion calling for 100% redress for homeowners affected by mica was adopted by the Dáil.  …