Just 14 homes in Donegal have been fixed through mica redress scheme

Figures follow a months-long standoff between Donegal County Council and government over how to process mica grants under scheme first opened in 2020

The Department of Housing is growing increasingly unhappy at the pace at which the council is processing applications. Picture: Joe Dunne

Only 14 mica homes in Donegal have been fixed through the state’s redress scheme, new figures show, meaning just 1 per cent of applicants have successfully navigated the programme.

Data provided to the Business Post also shows that more than more than 96 per cent of Donegal homeowners who have applied for a government grant to fix their home are still waiting for their request to be processed. The figures, released by Donegal County Council, ...