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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…

Leaked government documents relating to a Working Group Report on mica grants scheme ‘went down like the Titanic in Donegal’ according to a local TD. Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney says ‘it’s unlikely’ any support scheme for those impacted by mica and pyrite will be in the budget. Responding…

A Sligo Councillor is urging those impacted by pyrite to ‘make their voices heard’ at a protest in Dublin on Friday organised by mica campaigners. Independent Ballymote/Tubbercurry Councillor, Michael Clarke, claims there are 384 homes impacted by pyrite in Co. Sligo according to latest estimates. The mica protest calling for…

It’s expected that homeowners impacted by Mica will protest outside the gates of Leinster House today.   The Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien is to make a presentation to the cabinet about the Mica redress scheme, following a meeting in Dublin last night.   The Minister met with representatives of…

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…