News & Statements
Revised Nitrates Action Programme a positive step for Irish farmers – Lombard
Cork Senator and member of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the renewal of Ireland’s derogation under the Nitrates Directive.
9% VAT for tourism and services sector retained- Lombard
Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has been advocating the need to maintain the 9% VAT rate for the tourism and services sector and is delighted that Budget 2018 has confirmed its retention.
Farms are a workplace, not a playground- Lombard
Farms should be treated as a workplace, not a playground, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Guidelines needed to shed light on solar farms – Lombard
Fine Gael Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, has called for the introduction of guidelines to assist Local Authorities with planning applications for solar farms.
Fellowship House will provide vital support for people addressing addiction issues in Cork- Lombard
Fine Gael Cork senator Tim Lombard has welcomed the commencement of building work on a new addiction treatment centre in Togher.
Aviation safety should not be compromised for unpopular incinerator- Lombard
Cork-based Fine Gael senator, Tim Lombard, has said aviation safety should not be compromised by a proposed new incinerator in Cork Harbour.
Fianna Fáil amendment to hedge cutting Bill is useless for farmers- Lombard
Fine Gael Cork Senator Tim Lombard has said Fianna Fáil’s amendment to the Heritage Bill on hedge cutting is useless for farmers.
Catch-up scheme needed for Meningitis B vaccine – Lombard
Fine Gael Cork based Senator, Tim Lombard, has called for the Meningitis B vaccine programme, introduced in October 2016, to be back-dated to allow for a catch up scheme for all children
Closure of express lane at Portlaoise will take its toll on Cork – Dublin motorists – Lombard
Fine Gael Cork Senator, Tim Lombard, has spoken out against a proposal to close the express lane at the Portlaoise toll plaza on the Cork to Dublin motorway, saying it will not solve the current impasse and will be a huge inconvenience to commuters and businesses.