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 Our mission is to promote and further the craft of beekeeping across the Connemara region through the conservation of the native Irish dark bee: Apis Millifera Mellifera.

 We endeavour to achieve this through the following main objectives:-  

  1. To promote the interests of the beekeeping fraternity for the mutual benefit of all;
  2. To promote the conservation of the native dark bee, apis mellifera mellifera; Native Irish Honey Bee Society
  3. Promoting and advancing the science of Apiculture;
  4. Stimulating and assisting in the establishment and maintenance of educational and training in all aspects of apiculture;
  5. To promote the preservation of bees in the environment and to educate and encourage members of the Public to be consciously aware of the benefits of having a sound and healthy bee population in both urban and rural areas;
  6. To hold regular meetings, Field Days and Field Trips for its members to educate, inform and stimulate discussions on issues of interest and importance to the practice and science of Apiculture;
  7. To promote intellectual and informative debate within the apicultural sector of Ireland by the organisation of Conferences, Seminars and Workshops for the wider beekeeping fraternity and general public.

 

 2016 Newsletter   

Upcoming Events  - 18 June Summer Apiary Visit hosted by John Summerville (Master Beekeeper in Tullamore. Please contact David Canavan immediately via our Facebook page to book a place on the bus! See link below. 

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March 2017 Lecture Report

'On The Spot Queen Rearing or Notching' by Dara Scott 

 

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