Donegal County Council halts mica redress payments due to problems with grant scheme
Council is seeking ‘clarification’ from the government over elements of the scheme and in the meantime has stopped confirming grant payments for mica homeowners
Mica-affected homeowners in Donegal have been told their redress payments cannot be processed because of issues with the state’s grant scheme, the Business Post has learned.
Recent scientific testing has revealed the presence of additional deleterious materials in the “majority” of damaged homes in the county, leading to calls from councillors for changes to the national protocol that governs the scheme.
Pyrrhotite, a highly unstable mineral which can be severely damaging to concrete blocks and ...