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A working group, set up to tackle the mica and pyrite building blocks controversy, will meet for the first time later.   The 12 person group includes affected homeowners from Donegal and Mayo, local authority representatives, and the Department of Housing.   The Taoiseach and Housing Minister are also expected…

Thousands of people are protesting in Dublin today calling for 100% redress for pyrite and mica-affected homeowners in the west and north-west.     The Taoiseach says the Government will refine and improve the current scheme for homeowners affected by the mica controversy.   https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202020/Martin%20Web%201506.mp3     Donegal Fine Gael…

  A Donegal TD says that homeowners impacted by Mica or Pyrite will be looking for a decisive plan of action to emerge from a meeting between the Taoiseach and State Attorney General which is scheduled to take place this week.     Michael Martin and Paul Gallagher are to…

The cabinet will today discuss the Mica redress scheme ahead of a planned large protest in Dublin which will include large numbers of people from Donegal, Sligo, and Mayo.   TDs will discuss a motion this evening calling for the redress scheme for the defective house blocks to be extended…

Sinn Féin plans to move a Dáil motion next week calling for enhancements to the Mica redress scheme. The current scheme allows for up to 90 per cent of the cost of works needed due to defective construction blocks containing the mineral Mica. Around 5 or 6 thousand homes in…

It’s now feared that up to 170 houses in Sligo could be impacted by Pyrite.     The revelation comes as those impacted by Mica in Donegal which also causes cracking and crumbling in concrete blocks are to travel to Leinster House in the coming weeks to reiterate their calls…