Full demolition of mica affected homes required, say engineers

Digital Desk Staff Engineers dealing with the mica problem believe full demolition of all affected houses is required, a solution that would push the bill for the redress scheme over €2 billion. As the Irish Examiner reports, Donegal county council...

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Mayo’s pyrite protesters show their force in Ballina

Hundreds of protesters took the streets of Ballina on Saturday afternoon to demonstrate a perceived shortfall in funding for pyrite remediation works on properties in the county. The peaceful protest went ahead at the five main entrance routes into the...

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Mayo pyrite victims to take their campaign to the streets

People power is mobilising across North Mayo as pyrite-impacted communities unite with mica victims in Donegal to demand that the...

Monday, 17/05/21 - 8:39pm Read More

Devastation as house fire leads to pyrite detection in family’s home

Friends and relations have rallied around a Mayo family whose home has been rendered uninhabitable on the double. Over €1500...

Tuesday, 13/04/21 - 6:22pm Read More

‘The house of our dreams is crumbling around us’

By Orla Hearns It’s almost 20 years since Crossmolina resident Noel O’Boyle and his wife first began to make plans...

Tuesday, 16/03/21 - 1:51pm Read More

Residents stunned as pyrite crisis spirals throughout Mayo

The Government is coming under mounting pressure to revise its Defective Concrete Blocks Scheme as the number of pyrite-damaged homes...

Tuesday, 09/03/21 - 9:00am Read More

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