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
VAT on sun cream needs to be examined - Lombard
The Government needs to look at making sun cream more affordable, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Co-ops need to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers - Lombard
Co-ops needs to show solidarity with hard pressed farmers by not dropping the price of milk, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Revised Nitrates Action Programme a positive step for Irish farmers – Lombard
Cork Senator and member of the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee, Tim Lombard, has welcomed the renewal of Ireland’s derogation under the Nitrates Directive.