Tim Lombard is a member of the 25th Seanad and is involved in two Oireachtas Committees, they are: Agriculture, Food and Marine, and Communications, Climate Action and Environment. Tim was co-opted to Cork County Council in 2003 replacing Simon Coveney T.D. and subsequently re-elected in 2004. At 33 he is one of the youngest members of Cork County Council. In the 2009 Local elections Tim received over 3,300 first preference votes and was elected on the first count.
Tim is acknowledged as being a hard working, dedicated and forward-thinking County Councillor. His success at the ballot box is accredited to his approach to the job of County Councillor; Tim prefers to meet people at a time and location that suits them. He believes that this approach makes him more accessible to the people in his constituency which is what he is here for. In his seven years in Cork County Council Tim has gained invaluable experience while serving on numerous committees.
He has actively worked on improving roads and footpaths, tackling anti-social behaviour, traffic problems and delivering on new amenity facilities. Tim is married to Catherine and they have two daughters.
News & Statements
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.
9% VAT for tourism and services sector retained- Lombard
Cork based Fine Gael Senator, Tim Lombard, has been advocating the need to maintain the 9% VAT rate for the tourism and services sector and is delighted that Budget 2018 has confirmed its retention.
Farms are a workplace, not a playground- Lombard
Farms should be treated as a workplace, not a playground, a Fine Gael Senator has said.