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
Opening schools in August impacting on West Cork tourism - Lombard
A Fine Gael Senator said the opening of schools in August is having an adverse effect on tourism in West Cork.
Let’s help drive change with electric vehicles - Lombard
The new Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action will consider ways in which the Government can further support the transition to electric vehicles, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Senator Lombard running for Dáil Éireann
Fine Gael Cork Senator Tim Lombard has said he is delighted to have been selected as a party candidate for the Cork South-West constituency at the next General Election.