Monthly Archives: May 2013

Photos from Pat Deisy’s queen rearing workshop

Photos here.

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Deise Bee Breeders event 26th May

The Native Irish Honey Bee Society will host the first apiary demonstration of bee breeding in West Waterford on Sunday the 26th May at 2pm. The topics to be covered are selection, grafting, and the use of Apideas. It will … Continue reading

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Cavan Event 29th June

Further details are now available: Lectures include: Jonathan Getty   How to set up a Queen rearing group Keith Pierce        My Queen Rearing system PJ Curran            Grafting and selection There will also … Continue reading

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UBKA at Balmoral Show

The Ulster Beekeepers’ Association has a stand at this year’s Balmoral Show, 15th -17th May.  

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Theft of bees near Mullingar

Two colonies were stolen recently in the Mullingar area. Five frames of bees were removed from each of two hives and the rest of the frames and the flying bees were left behind. The apiary is in an isolated spot … Continue reading

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NIHBS Facebook page

Don’t forget to check out the NIHBS Facebook page.

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Queen rearing workshops

A series of queen rearing workshops have been planned over the summer starting on 26th May.

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