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# mica

Last month
January 2024
Families affected by the mica scandal escalate crisis to European Commission
European Parliament report says mica redress scheme needs to be improved and red tape reduced
Last year
2023
Delegation from the European Parliament arrives in Ireland to investigate the Mica scandal
100% Redress Party given green light to run candidates in elections
Mica redress concrete levy to get amendment excluding precast products
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Donegal County Council meeting adjourned to address Mica redress protest outside
Committee to be told concrete levy will add €1,200 to cost of the 'most common house types'
Concrete levy budget climbdown as tax reduced to 5% and pushed out to September
Poll: Do you support the new concrete block levy?
10% levy on concrete blocks to help fund mica and pyrite redress schemes
Builders' levy should help pay for works on thousands of defective apartments, says Bacik
Mica action groups declare intent to set up political party
Mica homeowners made to feel like 'chancers', committee hears
There will be no cap on the number of Ukrainian refugees Ireland takes in, says minister
Government expands mica scheme to include homeowners in Clare and Limerick
Mica homeowner group welcomes new report on costings for grant scheme
'The anxiety was unbelievable': Mica homeowners feared for their safety during Storm Franklin
Mica: How a campaign started around a Donegal kitchen table captured the nation's attention
After a ten-year campaign homeowners are still fighting for a scheme that will make it genuinely affordable to repair their homes, Michelle Hennessy reports.
Campaigners said the government "almost got it right" with recent enhancements to the scheme.
They are confident they can reach a resolution in 2022.
Housing shortages will increase challenges with mica redress scheme, Taoiseach says
Mica campaigners in discussions to form new political party
Mica campaigners say average homeowner will have to pay €65,000 under redress scheme
Mica redress: Package for homeowners capped at €420,000 in €2.2 billion scheme
New mica redress scheme 'falls way short of the mark once again', campaigners say
Mica redress decision to come before Cabinet ‘soon’, says McConalogue
Tax or levy to pay for new Mica redress scheme under consideration by government
Children protest outside Dáil calling for 100% Mica redress scheme
Mica protesters vow to continue demonstrations if 100% redress demands not met
'It’s mental torture': Thousands expected at mica rally as homeowners take long road to Dublin
Mica redress package will be 'one of the biggest ever announced in relation to anything'
Decision on mica scheme may not be made by end of October, junior minister says
Mica-affected homeowner: As a homebuyer in Ireland, you have few rights
'Not what we signed off on': Mica campaigners unhappy with redress report
The report says the total cost of the remediation scheme could be €3.2 billion.
Homeowners who have to completely demolish and rebuild their homes would not necessarily get a 100% grant.
Other remediation works would receive a 100% grant and all caps should be increased, the report says.
The report is to be considered by the minister before he brings proposals to Cabinet.
Explainer: Mica, crumbling blocks and the campaign for 100% redress
'O'Brien needs to get his act together' say Mica protesters outside Leinster House today
Minister for Housing meets with Mica residents to discuss working group report
Darragh O’Brien says ‘nothing is off the table’ on mica redress scheme
Criticism of council after 19 rejections of pyrite homes in Mayo overturned on appeal
Mica redress: Tánaiste says 'it's not the government's money' so 'we must have cost control'
Mica block scandal has broadened to other areas in Ireland, says Tánaiste
Mica protesters gather outside Fianna Fail think-in to call for 100% redress scheme