MAG meet Fianna Fáil leader in
MICA Action Group (MAG)
committee members, Micheal Doherty and Eamonn
Jackson, travelled yesterday to Leinster House in
Dublin to have a face to face meeting with Micheál
Martin TD, Charlie McConalogue TD and Darragh
O’Brien TD of Finna Fáil to discuss inclusion of a
redress scheme for Donegal homeowners affected by
defective blocks in the upcoming budget.
The leader of Fianna Fáil, Micheál Martin, confirmed
that he will insist on redress for affected
homeowners to be included as a line item in the 2019
The Mica Action Group is a voluntary group formed in
early 2014 by individuals whose own homes are
cracking due to defective blocks. The objective of
the group is to seek redress for homeowners affected
by this issue.
MAG committee members, Micheal
Doherty and Eamonn Jackson meet with Finna Fáil
leader, Micheál Martin TD, Charlie McConalogue TD
and Darragh O’Brien TD.
MAG took the
opportunity to impress on the TDs the significant
influence Fianna Fáil has on the budget outcome and
their role in ensuring this issue is allocated a
line item in the upcoming budget.
Michael Doherty said: “We explained how time is of
the essence and that we needed to see action now to
address the dire situation Donegal homeowners are finding
“Micheál Martin confirmed a number of times that he
will ‘insist’ on the inclusion of redress in the
“We also took the opportunity to invite the Fianna
Fáil leader to Donegal to meet with homeowners and
to see for himself the very difficult circumstances
and stress homeowners are facing. MAG see this as a
further step in the fight for redress and look
forward to the publication of the budget with
anticipation and increased optimism" said Michael.