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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# large scale protest

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Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
Defective building blocks containing the mineral have caused cracks to open up in thousands of homes.
The mica mineral present in concrete has caused cracks and fissures to form in 5,000-6,000 homes in primarily Donegal and Mayo.
The Mica Action Group (MAG) have called government action so far "disappointing and insulting".
Housing Minister to meet mica-affected homeowners as thousands to march on Dublin
Mica scandal: Families to stage protest over 'farcical' State scheme to fix their crumbling homes