Sliding scale of redress scheme a ‘deal breaker’

DONEGAL people will still have to pay out “life changing” sums of money to fix their mica affected homes despite the government promising a 100 per cent redress scheme. Leading mica campaigners say they cannot support the revised mica redress scheme due to the “devastating” sliding scale applied on the rate of each 1,000 square […]

New mica scheme details announced

THE Cabinet has agreed the finer details of the ‘enhanced’ mica redress scheme and grants will be capped at €420,000. Homeowners will receive €145 per square foot on the first 1,000 feet of a property, with a commitment from the Government that the scheme will take inflation into account, and the per-foot cost will be […]

Enhanced mica proposals to come before Cabinet

A REVISED Mica redress scheme will be brought before Cabinet this morning (Tuesday) following seven delays for home owners. The new revised scheme will include a grant which is set to be capped at €420,000 per home and reports also suggest a cap of €138 per square-foot. However,  the Mica Action Group have said they […]

Mica affected home owners urged to send letter to banks

MICA affected home owners are being urged to send a carefully drafted letter to their banks asking for their support during the crisis.  Tomorrow (Saturday) at 12 noon in towns and villages across the county, mica campaigners will be handing out letters to be sent to banks by those whose homes are affected by mica […]

Buncrana family’s heartbreak as mica home demolished

A BUNCRANA family have been left heartbroken after they watched their home become one of the first houses in the county to be demolished due to mica.  Gary and Emma Breslin along with their two children Cole (10) and Lacey (8) from Ludden watched on Monday as their two-storey home was stripped down to a […]