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A Donegal Mica Campaigner is expressing concern that the concrete levy could ultimately hinder homeowners in repairing homes affected by defective blocks.   It’s thought that the levy which was announced will add an extra cost of at least €3,000 to build a typical home in Ireland.   Speaking to…

The Tánaiste says he would be disappointed if the new Mica Redress Scheme wasn’t up and running in the New Year.   Affected homeowners are said to be anxious over facing into another winter without their homes fixed.   Leo Varadkar was responding to question in the Dáil on the…

People affected by Mica are being encouraged to be part of a new committee. The deadline for nominations has been extended until September 12th. Homeowners, holiday homeowners, farm or commercial building owners affected by Defective Concrete Blocks who can give some time to the campaign are being urged to put…

The Government lost its Dáil majority last night.   Donegal TD Joe McHugh resigned the Fine Gael whip after voting against the Mica redress scheme.   While it means the Government has no technical majority, it believes with support from the Deputy McHugh, two suspended Green Party TDs and some…

A Fine Gael Donegal TD has described the previous Mica Redress Scheme and unaffordable, inaccessible and unworkable.   Deputy Joe McHugh was speaking in the Dail yesterday during an extensive debate over the the revised defective blocks bill.   Deputy McHugh raised concerns over some issues to the new scheme…