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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…

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…

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…