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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…

Mica and Pyrite homeowners in Sligo, Donegal, Mayo, Clare and Limerick say that they will continue their campaign and protests until the Mica Redress Scheme is amended and until it is fit for purpose.   A joint statement has been issued from Donegal Mica Action Group, Mayo Pyrite Action Group,…

A Mica campaigner says homeowners have been doing the work of government ‘for too long’ over the mica scandal.   Campaigners have called on the Government to cover the costs of replacing foundations under its remediation scheme.   But engineers have denied the claim there could be problems with the…

MICA and Pyrite Action Groups are set to appear before the Oireachtas housing committee today.   Campaigners are expected sit for up to seven hours and give their views on the government’s draft redress scheme.   Donegal, Mayo, Limerick and Clare have been approved for redress payments with Sligo expected…

Hundreds of homeowners who are impacted by Mica Defective blocks are to initiate High Court proceedings.   They are suing the company that made the defective blocks, Donegal Co Council and a state body the National Standards Authority of Ireland.   A redress scheme was signed off on by Government…

The Cathaoirleach of the local Authority in Sligo has dismissed what he describes as ‘ scare mongering’ over recent concern being expressed over the county not being announced yesterday along with Clare and Limerick as counties being added to the Mica Redress Scheme.   The Munster counties yesterday joined Donegal…

The final Mica redress scheme has been approved by Cabinet and will cost around 2-point-7 billion euro.   Clare and Limerick homeowners have been added to the plan as well as affected homes in Mayo and Donegal.   100 percent redress will be given to homeowners to a maximum value…