Homeowners affected by mica and pyrite deserve parity with those living in apartments with building defects that have received compensation.

That's the view of Fine Gael councillor Neil Cruise, who is in Leinster house today along with his party colleague, Killala based Jarlath Munnelly.

The councillors also say they will be joined by Councillor Patsy O'Brien a little later today.

In contrast, 19 Donegal County Councillors have committed to attend today’s proceedings, according to a spokesperson for the North Mayo Pyrite Group.

The councillors from various counties across the country will attend a meeting of the Oireachtas Housing Committee and also hope to meet with the Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien.

Householders affected by pyrite and mica say they want parity in terms of a compensation scheme with the scheme secured for people living in apartments with building defects.

Both councillor Cruise and Councillor Munnelly spoke to Midwest Radio's Alannah Nolan before their first meeting today and say they are in Dublin to show their solidarity with affected homeowners and get answers for them....


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