Native Irish Honey Bee Society – Apis mellifera mellifera

Native Irish Honey Bee Society
Apis mellifera mellifera

Tullamore visit

The Native Irish Honey Bee Society held another successful visit to John Summerville’s apiary in Tullamore on 23rd June
John Summerville, one of Ireland’s leading beekeepers

John is known for his quality honey and he has won some of the top Honey Show awards nationally and abroad. He was assisted on the day by the members of the Offaly beekeepers association.
Over sixty Beekeepers travelled to see how John has been such a successful beekeeper.

Colony assessment

Many new friends were made and a cup of tea and refreshments were organized by John’s wife Dympna.
A strong colony packed with bees

John has promised to organize a similar day on annual basis.

2 Responses

  1. Hi, I was speaking to John Summerville on the phone about 2 months ago about buying nucs off him, I have since lost his phone number and I am looking for a way to contact him because he said get back to him the end of June.
    Thanks, Hillary.

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