Looking for redress for Donegal Homes

Redress – Key Points

Key points from the Government Press Release as follows:

  1. The Government has signed off on a scheme to assess and repair Mica affected homes in Co Donegal.
  2. There is approval for the scheme at a Cabinet meeting in Government Buildings in Dublin on Tuesday 9th October by Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy who reported to ministerial colleagues on the potential scale of a programme to examine homes and to begin work. <Read More>

Statement from Cassidy Bros.

The Mica Action Group (MAG) welcome the statement on the defective blocks issue in Donegal from Cassidy Bros. However, MAG would like to take some time to review this very detailed statement and with input from our members will provide a detailed response in due course.

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MICA Report

All the long awaited report is now available for viewing. Please note that we (MAG) are currently analysing the contents and will be in touch with all our registered members shortly.

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Your Health

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NSAI: Assessment, testing and categorisation of damaged buildings incorporating concrete blocks containing certain deleterious materials


Image descriptionRegister with MAG

You should register your details with the group in the case of any redress from the government who will look for a list of affected homeowners. Your details will NOT be shared with anyone with out prior permission.

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Image descriptionWhat is the issue

Defective blocks that contain high levels of Mica that absorb water and cause cracking to external and internal walls potentially causing structural failure to dwellings and posing a significant Health and Safety risk to owners and tenants.

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Image descriptionHow to Tell

Horizontal, vertical and sporadic cracks on the external walls with no correlating cracks internally. Cracks are generally worse at the corner of the house.

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Image descriptionWhat is Mica?

Muscovite is the most common form of mica. Its name is derived from “Muscovy Glass”, which describes thick sheets of transparent mica that were once used as a glass substitute in Russia.

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The Mica Action Group

is a group of concerned Donegal home owners who have come together following observation of unusual and severe cracking problems to their houses. The group are seeking to secure a full government funded, administered and implemented redress scheme for all owners of dwellings in County Donegal whose houses are affected by structural cracking caused by defective building materials. You can contact us by e-mail on: registered@micaactiongroup.com or Phone/Text us on 086 864 8888

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