A homeowner in Ballina claims she will be out of pocket to the tune of over €50,000 if she rebuilds her home, due to problems with pyrite.
Pyrite campaigners from north Mayo are meeting this lunchtime with the Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien, to outline their concerns over the Government's pyrite remediation scheme.
Hundreds of houses in Mayo are affected by pyrite damage, with the foundations, floors and walls sustaining structural damage in many cases.
However, the Government's Defective Block scheme, which came into effect last year, only provides 90% compensation, with homeowners calling for 100% of their costs to be covered.
Jamie Lee, who lives in a housing estate in Ballina, is one of the homeowners affected, and she's taking part in the virtual meeting with Minister O'Brien this lunchtime.
A mother of three young children, Jamie has been telling Midwest News about the pyrite damage to her home, and its impact on her family....