Federation Structure


President:

 

Mr Gerry Ryan
Deerpark
Dundrum
Co Tipperary

Tel No: 062-71274 & 087-1300751

E-mail: president(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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 Gerry Ryan

 


Vice President:

 

Mr Stuart Hayes

E-mail: president(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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Stuart Hayes 

 


Life Vice-President:

 

Mr Michael Woulfe,
Railway House,
Midleton,
Co Cork.

Tel No: (021-4631011) & (087-6868044)

E-mail: glenanorehoney(at)eircom(dot)net

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 mwoulfe

Life Vice-President:

 

Mr Peter O'Reilly,
"Navillus",
11 Our Lady's Place,
Naas,
Co Kildare.

Tel No:. (045-897568)

Email: jackieor(at)indigo(dot)ie 

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 poreilly

Hon. Secretary:

 

Thomas P Shaw
201 Ard Easmuinn
Dundalk
Co Louth

Mobile: 086 236 1286

Home: 042 93 39 619

E-mail: secretary(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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tshaw 

Hon Treasurer:

 

Maria Tobin
Curragh
Donoughmore
Co.Cork

Tel no (086) 088 8780 

E-mail: treasurer(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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 maria tobin

Editor An Beachaire:

 

Ms Mary Montaut,
4 Mount Pleasant Villas,
Bray,
Co Wicklow

Tel No: (01-2860497)

E-mail: editor.beachaire(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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Manager An Beachaire:

 

Mr Dermot O'Flaherty
Rosbeg
Westport
Co Mayo

Tel No: 098-26585 & 087-2464045

E-mail: manager.beachaire(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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 dermot o flaherty

Education Officer:

 

Michael Maunsell
Clonegannagh
Dunkerrin
Birr
Co Offaly

Tel: 0505-45340/087-4131622

E-mail: education.officer(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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 mmaunsell

P.R.O.

 

Mr Paul O' Brien
Fort Lodge
Treanlaur 
Oranmore
Co. Galway

Tel: 087 9871800

E-mail: pro(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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 pobrien

 

Bee Health Officer

 

Eleanor Attridge
Ballinaskeha
Leamlara
Co.Cork

Tel: 087 2541517

E-mail: beehealth(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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 eattridge

 

Office of Summer Course Convenor

 

Michael G Gleeson,
Ballinakill,
Enfield,
Co Meath.

Tel: 00353(0)87 6879584

E-mail: gormanston(at)irishbeekeeping(dot)ie

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Social

News

Co. Waterford beginners course

Co. Waterford BKA will be holding their classes for beginners starting Tuesday 21st February at Coláiste Cathal Naofa. For more information and outline of course, click here


South Tipp Beginners' Course

South Tipp BKA are holding a beginners course in beekeeping starting Saturday 8th April. For more for information on registration and what will be covered, click here


Trees for bees

**ALL TREES ARE NOW ALLOCATED** Those of you who ordered tree saplings should have already received a confirmation email by now, if not, contact Eamon at his email address


Well Done Ryan!

A Junior member of the Lake County BKA, Ryan Nea, has made it to the All Ireland Science competition and came 2nd in his college with a device which alerts beekeepers when a hive is about to swarm.......Story and picture of the young chap is the LCBKA facebook page


Gorey BKA Beginners Course

Gorey BKA Beginners Course, run by Ben Harden NBD, starts on Tuesday 4th April and continues for 4 more Tuesdays, followed by practicals in the association apiary. Venue: The Teagasc Centre, Fort Road, Gorey. Time: 8pm. Duration: approx 1hr. Bee suits are available for the practicals if required. For further details contact the secretary Aine Roche at secretary.goreybeekeepers@gmail.com


Connemara BKA Beginners Course

The Connemara Beekeepers Association are holding their beginners course in beekeeping. The course will be run in the GRETB (VEC) building in Oughterard. It start on Tuesday, 21st Feb, at 7:30pm. for more info, or bookings, please contact Ken Figgis, our education officer. Email kfiggis@hotmail.com or phone 095 41092


Bee Research Project!

FIBKA are co operating with CIT to run a beehealth project to improve the genetic diversity of Irish honey bee stocks, funding needed either corporate or individual. Click here for more info!


Kilkenny Beginners Course!

It will run for the 4 Wednesday nights (15 Feb, 22 Feb, 1st March, 8 March) from 7.30 to 9.00 covering topics such as
Beekeeping Equipment, The occupants of the hive, The beekeeping year, honey harvesting and planting for bees and pollinators.

This will be followed a number of practical sessions during the rest of the year at our own Apiary and at other Apiaries where you will get first hand experience with colonies of Bees

Contact Jer Keohane jkeohane@iece.ie for further details