Native Irish Honey Bee Society – Apis mellifera mellifera

Native Irish Honey Bee Society
Apis mellifera mellifera

Celebrating Nature’s Guardians – FIBKA’s 75th Summer School & Honey Show, Supported by NIHBS!

The Native Irish Honey Bee Society (NIHBS) wholeheartedly stood by the Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations (FIBKA) in celebrating their momentous 75th Annual Summer School and Honey Show. As seasoned beekeepers and enthusiastic nature lovers came together, they paid homage to the guardians of nature – the bees. FIBKA’s renowned Summer School proved to be a beacon of knowledge, sharing invaluable insights into the art and science of beekeeping. The air was filled with the spirit of discovery and camaraderie as workshops and discussions took center stage.

The grand centerpiece of the event was the Honey Show, a delightful spectacle showcasing the finest honey varieties, exquisite beeswax creations, and the rich taste of mead. Attendees marveled at the skill and dedication of their fellow beekeepers, appreciating the beauty of their honey harvests.

Throughout this gathering, NIHBS reaffirmed its commitment to preserving the native Irish honey bee and safeguarding the delicate balance of nature. United with FIBKA, they celebrated the success of Irish beekeeping and the unwavering dedication of those who have nurtured this ancient tradition.

As the sun set on this unforgettable event, the memory of the 75th Annual Summer School and Honey Show remained etched in the hearts of all who attended. The spirit of community, reverence for nature, and passion for bees continued to inspire a future where the heritage of Irish beekeeping would flourish, guided by the wisdom of the past and the promise of tomorrow.

Watch the short clip and read the article about it in the Irish Times


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