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
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.
Vital Fair Deal Bill to be prioritised by Government this Autumn – Lombard
A vital Bill that will give farming families peace of mind regarding the Fair Deal scheme will be prioritised by Government this Autumn, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Restart Grant Plus scheme for B&Bs will help tourism industry – Lombard
Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard is encouraging B&B owners in Cork to apply for the Restart Grant Plus to help them get back on their feet from Covid-19.