Hundreds of mica homeowners forced to wait until next year for redress grant eligibility

Donegal County Council tells 400 impacted homeowners application for redress won’t be processed until January

Lisa Hone, chair of the Mica Action Group: ‘The problem is that for the people in the worst houses is that even if they got through stage one tomorrow, they would still be left in that really unsafe house.’ Picture: RollingNews.ie

Hundreds of mica-impacted homeowners in Donegal – some of whom have been waiting months for clarity on the status of their applications for government redress – may have to wait until next January to hear if they are eligible for grants to fix their houses.

Donegal County Council has told the roughly 400 people waiting longest for the authority to process their redress application that it aims to make a determination on their claims by ...