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A revised Mica redress scheme will be brought before Cabinet this morning.   The scheme will cover 100% of the costs of rebuilding work up to a cap of €420,000.   There will be a cap on the amount per square foot to ensure costs are not a blank cheque.…

Mica affected homeowners are set to get a 100% grant for remediation works, capped at up to €420,000 under government proposals. The Sunday Independent reports the plan would cost the state about €2.2b. The paper reports Minister Darragh O’Brien’s plan is to be discussed by cabinet on Tuesday, and may…

A redress scheme for the survivors of Mother and Baby Homes will be brought before Cabinet this morning.   The scheme, which is  expected to cost more than 800 million euro, follows the publication of the report by the Commission of Investigation last January.   The payment plan was to…

Mica redress campaigners have taken their concerns about sub-standard construction products to the European Commission. Donegal Sinn Fein TD, Padraig MacLochlainn says there’s no doubt the State failed in its responsibilities to ensure concrete blocks were manufactured safely. Campaigners say the Irish Government has failed to ensure the safety of…