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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…

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,…

Sligo County Council is to set up a committee to deal with the issue of pyrite in homes in the county. It’s similar to a move in Donegal and Mayo where Mica and pyrite committees, involving the local authority, are already in place. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy, who proposed…

It’s been claimed that the 200 Households in Sligo impacted by Pyrite are being left in limbo by the lack of action when it comes to any redress schemes being finalised.   Next Monday’s meeting of the local Authority in Sligo will hear calls seeking it to establish a committee…

The PRO of the Sligo Pyrite Action Committee says he is disappointed at what is being proposed by the government for people in Donegal whose houses are affected by defective Mica blocks. Councillor Thomas Healy says his group is keeping a close watch on developments because whatever is eventually given…