Tim is a member of the 25th Seanad and is based in Cork South West. He is involved in two Oireachtas Committees: Agriculture, Food and the Marine, and Communications, Climate Action and Environment. Prior to becoming a Senator Tim served thirteen years as a Cork County Councillor, where he worked actively on improving roads and footpaths, tackling anti-social behaviour and traffic problems, and delivering new amenity facilities.
Tim is acknowledged as being a hardworking, dedicated, and forward-thinking politician who made history when, in 2011, he was elected as Cork County’s youngest ever Mayor. He has been a member of the Southern and Eastern Regional Assembly since 2007 and has represented Cork County Council and the South West Regional Authority at the Regional Assembly. He also served on the Forum’s Acute Hospitals and Population Health Committee, and was the first young councillor to be appointed to the Strategic Policy Committee as the Fine Gael Leader on the HSE board.
Outside of politics Tim is a family man, a farmer, and an active community member. Married to Catherine the pair live in Minane Bridge, with their two daughters and twin sons, where Tim is also a dairy-farmer and a former chairman of his local GAA club.
News & Statements
We must hold the line on fishing in Brexit negotiations - Lombard
We must hold the line at all costs in Brexit fisheries negotiations, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
2020 brings great opportunities for community energy projects- Lombard
Multi-million investment in CIT - Lombard
An €18.75m investment in Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) will prove to be an immense benefit to current and future students, a Fine Gael Senator has said.