News & Statements
Senator urges farmers to mind their mental health during busy time for agriculture
Farmers have been urged to mind their mental health as the sector’s busiest time coincides with Level 5 lockdown and Brexit pressures.
Lombard calls for long-term focus for Government’s Strategy on Women and Girls
Work must begin now on the successor to the Government’s Strategy on Women and Girls, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Cork Senator Tim Lombard sought an update on the Strategy in the Seanad this week.
Lombard calls for insurance industry reps to come before Oireachtas committee to explain potential Covid levy on premiums
A Fine Gael Senator has called for representatives from the insurance industry to come before the Oireachtas Finance Committee to explain why life assurance applicants are being asked if they have had Covid-19.
Continuation of Calf Investment Scheme under TAMS welcome news for farmers – Lombard
The continuation of the Calf Investment Scheme under the TAMS programme is welcome news for farmers, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Lombard welcomes tech and financial supports for agriculture students
The tech and financial supports confirmed today by Teagasc for agriculture students are warmly welcomed, Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has said.
Funding commitment a lifeline for Fota Wildlife Park – Lombard
The Government’s funding commitment will provide a lifeline to Fota Wildlife Park, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Lombard elected Vice-Chair of Agriculture Committee
Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has been elected Vice Chair of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
Don’t forget sunscreen on staycation – Lombard
Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has warned staycationers not to be complacent about sunscreen. “Thankfully for most people, sunscreen is an absolute staple when packing for a trip to sunnier climes. Unfortunately though, many people forget about sun protection while at home in Ireland"
Relief for Bandon – Kinsale renters as area becomes a rent pressure zone – Lombard
Tractor road safety laws must be updated – Lombard
Teenagers with nothing more than a theory test are legally allowed to drive powerful farm machinery and a review is urgently needed, a Fine Gael Senator has warned.