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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…

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 being claimed that the local authority in Sligo have already demolished 6 Council owned houses due to Pyrite concerns The houses in question were situated in Bunnanadden.   OceanFM news understands that a further two houses owned by Sligo County Council are due to be demolished in Coolaney while…

A public meeting will take place later this evening in Ballymote to address the Pyrite crisis in Sligo.   The Sligo Pyrite Action Group will host tonight’s event which is scheduled to take place in the Loftus hall, Ballymote at 8.00pm.   Tonight’s meeting has been called to identify and…

‘Families are facing homelessness and serious debt’ due to damage caused by mica and pyrite. That’s according to the Bishop of Elphin, Kevin Doran. Church leaders in the Catholic and Church of Ireland faiths across the country have joined calls on the government to provide 100% redress for those impacted…

Politicians throughout the north west are expected to come under increasing pressure in advance of the forthcoming budget as the campaign for 100% redress for owners of homes affected by Mica and pyrite gathers pace. It follows the weekend protest in Lifford, Co Donegal, attended by up to 2,000 people.…