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Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development has announced plans for a special scheme to repair homes affected by Mica and Pyrite to be introduced in Mayo and in Donegal.
The Government has signed off in principle on a grant aid scheme to assess and repair pyrite affected homes in Mayo.
It was announced this week that by the Minister of State at the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, Paudie Coffey, that an expert panel is being established to investigate the presence of mica and defective blocks in homes and buildings in Mayo.
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the news that a chairperson is soon to be appointed to the expert group set up to investigate the problems that have been caused to dwelling houses in Mayo and Donegal by pyrite and mica in concrete blocks.
Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has said that the number of unfinished housing development or ghost estates in Westmeath has decreased by more than 81 per cent since 2010.
The Government has intervened to cover the shortfall in Galway County Council funding, arising from a loss of income from rates, with an allocation of €573,554. One Galway TD has described this as a "timely intervention".