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# Mica Scandal
'We don't have the definitive figure': Housing Minister says number of mica-affected homes could be higher
Minister O’Brien says the cost of damage caused by mica could exceed €1.5 billion.
# large scale protest
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
# Explainer
The Mica controversy explained: Here's why thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest today
Homeowners are protesting in Dublin’s city centre today.
# grants
Mica scandal: Minister says devastation of homeowners 'not being ignored' by government
Cabinet was told today that 433 people in Donegal have engaged with the scheme so far.
# mica
Mica scandal: Families to stage protest over 'farcical' State scheme to fix their crumbling homes
Homeowners say the scheme is not accessible to many families because of the additional costs involved.
# Concrete
Mica scandal: Family living in 'falling down house' finds out mortgage has been sold to vulture fund
Just a month before the government announced a redress scheme for the thousands of impacted homeowners, Karl Murtagh was told his mortgage had been sold.
# crumbling
'Totally and utterly ruined': The eight-year battle by homeowners affected by mica concrete block scandal
The government recently announced a redress scheme which has been welcomed, but it has come too late for some.
# mica action group
'Get out now. It's not safe': Family of five forced to abandon home a week before Christmas
The Crumlishs are one of thousands of homeowners affected by defective blocks in Co Donegal.
# Pyrite
'Our home is crumbling into the ground': Family in Mayo forced to abandon house
Thousands of houses around the country are affected by pyrite and mica.
# mica
Houses are crumbling in Donegal and we should soon know why
A campaign group said the issue affects both private and council homes.
# Donegal
"One woman was told her house was not safe to live in - but she has nowhere else to go"
People living in Donegal have noticed cracks in their homes – and they’re getting progressively worse.