Faulty breeze blocks leave Raphoe family living in fear

micaA Raphoe family claim they cannot live in half of their house because it is unsafe.

A crowd of up to 350 people attended a public meeting in An Grianan Hotel Burt this week and were told that up to 2,000 properties in north Donegal may have been affected by crumbling breeze blocks.

Among them was father of four Karl Murtagh who has been told that it is only a matter of time before his house falls to the ground.

Mr Murtagh says scaffolding is helping to hold up his house, and it is extremely dangerous: