Find a Beekeepers’ Association Near You
Finding an association near you is easy with either the map above or the list below, which is grouped by province.
Click on the “more info” link in the information flag that pops up when you click on the map icon and the page will drop to the information about that association.
Founded in 2009 the association holds its meetings on the first Tuesday of each month in the Teagasc Centre on the Newport Road, Westport with the exception of January.
For further information: wbkc.info
President: Sonny Moran
087 633 8624
Chair: Mary Hyland
Secretary: Lorraine Byrne
089 453 1642
Joint Treasurer: Kathleen Kearns
Committee Member: Deabhla Lenehan
086 844 6661
Committee Member: Paul Devlin
Committee Member: Bill Tubman
087 985 2025
County Mayo Association
Founded in 1979. It holde its meetings at Teagasc Centre, Bunree Road, Ballina, Co Mayo on the first Monday of each month with the exception of January and the summer months.
Fingal North Dublin Association
The association meets in the CBS Swords on the first Thursday of each month. It was established in 1977. As well as holding regular meetings, the association provides a range of services to members including bulk purchase of beekeeping supplies, equipment hire, lending library and mentor system for new members.
Chair: Ruth Keogh
Secretary: Jackie Stone
086 895 9628
Hon Treasurer: Martin Sutton
Membership Secretary Billy Markham
Education officer Jean Taylor
Executive Member Jimmy Lott
Executive Member Carole Anne Vermeulen
Executive Member Dermot Fanning
County Carlow Beekeepers Association
All correspondence should be through – firstname.lastname@example.org For more information on Carlow Beekeepers’ Association, please visit our website:
Chairperson: Liam Kelly
087 601 9064
Secretary: Anne Hutton
Treasurer: Ian Stanely
President: Pat Murphy.
Assistant Chairperson: Dorel Picovici
Assistant-Secretary: Larry O’Reilly. (087-2850805)
Assistant Tresurer: Dermot Rothwell. (086-1046007)
Assistant PRO: Sinead Farrell
Assistant Apiary Manager: Shane Kavanagh
Public Relations Officer: Anne Hutton. (085-1483057)
Apiary Manager: Paddy Holohan. (087-918 0813)
Chairperson: Joe Nealson
President and Apiary Manager Gerard M Williams
Secretary: Michael Reid
Treasurer: Brendan White
Education Officer: Ben Harden
County Wexford Association
Founded in 1909 and has since provided education, information and support for beekeepers throughout County Wexford through beginners classes, meetings and video shows. The association meet regularly in the Teagasc Centre, Old Dublin Road, Enniscorthy, County Wexford.
The Kingdom Association
Founded in 2006 KBKA hold regular lectures and demonstrations at:
Collis Sandes House
During the spring and early summer, practical demonstrations are held at our Club Apiary at the Tralee campus of the Munster Technological University.Our activities include:
Facebook: The Kingdom Beekeepers’ Association – Tralee
Instagram: Kingdom Beekeepers
South Tipperary Association
The association holds regular lectures and outdoor demonstrations. For further details about our activities contact any of the above or check out our website:
East Waterford Beekeepers Association
East Waterford Beekeepers’ Association (EWBA) was established in 1957 and represents the interests of beekeepers in East Waterford, Waterford City, and surrounds.
Our focus is on training new beekeepers, providing on-going education for our members through lectures and Apiary demonstrations, and promoting responsible beekeeping. We are committed to providing education to the public about the importance of Bees and other Pollinators through lectures and demonstrations for schools, Community Groups, and farming organisations.
Our Lectures are normally held at Dunhill Education Centre, Dunhill EcoPark, Dunhill Co Waterford. Visit our website for details of all events under Calendar/Schedule of Events
Website : www.waterfordbees.com
Facebook: East Waterford Beekeepers Association.
Chairman: Donal Lehane
Hon. Secretary: Anne Marie Fogarty
Hon. Treasurer: Michael Veale
Apiary Manager: James Maher
Education Officer: John Cunningham
PRO: Sinead Hartley
County Cork Association
The association holds meetings and classes in Cork Institute of Technology, Bishopstown, Cork.
Each year a beginners class commences in mid-October for 7 weeks, followed by the annual general meeting. Then from early February to mid-March a further series of talks is held. The association has an apiary near the western end of the Carrigrohane Road and practical demonstrations are given there during April and May. An online application form is on our website.
Separate study groups for Intermediate and Senior FIBKA exams are currently operated by members. Please contact the secretary or any member of the committee for membership.
For more information about our association please visit our website:
Fastnet Area Beekeepers Association
Fastnet Area Beekeepers Association (FABKA) in Skibbereen, West Cork, welcome people who are (or want to be) beekeepers and learn how to keep bees happy and healthy for the enjoyment of it — not to mention a few jars of honey to boot!
Armagh and Monaghan Association
The association meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, except July, in Hughes Lounge, The Diamond Middleton, County Armagh.
We will be holding as beginners course early in February. Contact Secretary for more information.
Or join our Facebook page:
Chair: Joanna McGlaughlin
Secretary: Lisa Grant,
Treasurer: Paul Cullen
Assistant Secretary Nicole McKee
Education Officer Rab Cassels