Tim is a member of the 26th Seanad and is based in Cork South West. 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
Don’t forget sunscreen on staycation - Lombard
Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has warned staycationers not to be complacent about sunscreen.
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.