Monthly Archives: August 2015

Irish Honey shortage

Supplies of artisan Irish honey will run out by Christmas, experts say. The wettest July in more than five years wreaked havoc on honey production in the hive, according to Gerry Ryan, vice-president of the Federation of Irish Beekeepers. Read … Continue reading

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Native Irish Bee in the Ards peninsula.

Valentine Hodges discusses beekeeping with the native black bee in the Ards peninsula, Co. Down.

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BEE INSPECTIONS NORTHERN IRELAND

2015 Bee Health Update To date there has been a total 18 apiaries with AFB confirmed, one of which has two beekeepers with confirmed colonies at the one site.  In addition there have been 2 apiaries confirmed with EFB, one … Continue reading

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Naas queen rearing workshop reminder

The next NIHBS Queen Rearing Workshop is on Sunday August 16th. from 2pm to 5pm. will be held at Colm O’Neill’s apiary. Sat Nav coordinates              53*42’41.0″W         53.205596, -6.711376 There is a … Continue reading

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