Monthly Archives: February 2015

GBBG Bee Improvement Workshop – June 21st

Galtee Bee Breeding Group/ NIHBS Bee Improvement Workshop – Glengarra Wood, Burncourt, Cahir. Sunday 21st. June 2.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Colony evaluation – Simple hive records Queen rearing – Methods of larval transfer Starter/ finisher colonies Queen introduction – … Continue reading

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Thorne Spring Sale

Anyone planning to attend the UBKA conference at Greenmount College on 20-21 March can order from Thorne from this discounted price list for collection at the conference. There are some very good prices on Cedar flatpack brood boxes and supers. … Continue reading

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Dromore Beekeepers Association open night

Dromore Beekeepers Association will hold an Open Evening in the Science Resource Centre of Dromore High School from 7.30- 9.30pm on Tuesday, February 17. NIHBS will have an information stall at the event Read more

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Ulster Beekeepers Conference 20-21 March

UBKA Conference 2015 This year there are 3 major types of presentations, 3 workshops (in 5 sessions) and a new Q&A session for new beekeepers. While the major emphasis is on practical beekeeping, we have also included some insights into the science that underpins … Continue reading

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Bees are pollinating Limerick city from their church tower home

Limerick is often described as the ’City of Churches’ and with numerous old and unused places of worship around the city it’s great to see innovative new ideas occupying them. St Munchin’s Church of Ireland chapel on King’s Island is … Continue reading

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Munster Regional Committee meeting 25th April

The Munster Regional NIHBS Committee have arranged a seminar in the Hibernian Hotel Mallow on 25th April. Bee Improvement and Queen Rearing Lectures, Workshops, Discussions 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m., Cost – €10.00 Pay and Display Public Car Park – … Continue reading

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All Ireland Pollinator Symposium

An All-Ireland Pollinator Action Plan 2015-2020 is currently being developed. It is being led by the National Biodiversity Data Centre and the Pollination Ecology Research Group in TCD. The Action Plan provides an important framework to bring together pollinator initiatives … Continue reading

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