News & Statements
Mandatory training in dyslexia must be introduced for student teachers – Lombard
Student teachers must receive mandatory training on dyslexia to support the approximately 100,000 students with dyslexia in primary and secondary schools, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Questions remain on proposed registration system for AirBNB lettings– Lombard
Questions are outstanding on a proposed registration system for short term property rentals such as AirBNB, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
RTÉ agri correspondent appointed after position left vacant for nine months – Lombard
The appointment of Joe Mag Raollaigh as the new RTÉ Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Correspondent is a welcome move but it is disappointing that the position was left vacant for nine months, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Agri sector deprived of dedicated correspondent from RTÉ – Lombard
The agricultural sector has been left deprived of a dedicated correspondent from RTÉ for too long, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Greater enforcement of short-term letting Airbnb legislation needed to tackle rental crisis– Lombard
Greater enforcement of short-term letting legislation is urgently needed as there are ten times as many properties on Airbnb than on long term rental sites, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Teacher training for dyslexia must be made mandatory to help support students who need it – Lombard
Teacher training for dyslexia must be made mandatory to help support students who need it, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Michael Collins artefacts must be purchased by the State given historical significance – Lombard
A walking stick belonging to Michael Collins and documents linked to the political leader must be acquired by the State given their historical significance, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Three-year cap on financial contributions introduced for Fair Deal scheme – Lombard
A three-year cap on the financial contributions of family farms and businesses when calculating the cost of nursing home care will bring peace of mind to farming and business communities across the country, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Unfair assessment process for dyslexic students requires urgent change – Lombard
Children with dyslexia in Irish primary schools are unfairly discriminated against and must be afforded the assistance they require throughout the examination process, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Climate-neutral farm project paves the way for agriculture sector to become an environmental leader – Lombard
Funding of €2million to help deliver 5,000 climate-neutral farms is a game changer in paving the way for the agriculture industry to be an environmental leader towards hitting our ambitious climate targets, a Fine Gael Senator has said.