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
Cycling budget pumped up to €114 million for 2020 – Lombard
Fine Gael Senator Tim Lombard has confirmed that next year’s cycling budget has been pumped up to €114 million.
Lombard calls for Communicorp executives to appear at Dáil Committee
The Chairperson and Chief Executive of Communicorp should appear before a Dáil Committee to explain the selective banning of journalists from its radio stations, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
National strategy needed to ensure the proper distribution of EV Charge Points - Lombard
We need a national plan to ensure the proper distribution of Charge Points for Electric Vehicles, a Fine Gael Senator has said.