The Federation of Irish Beekeepers Associations FIBKA

FIND A BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION NEAR YOU

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Tribes Beekeepers Association
Kilcornan
Clarinbridge
Co. Galway
TribesBeekeepersAssociation.com
Monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of month at 7:30 pm

Chair: Steve O’Dea

chairperson@tribesbeekeepersassociation.com

Secretary: Iain Speirs
087-1232777
speirsjohn135@gmail.com

Treasurer: Paul O’Brien
087-9871800
treasurer@tribesbeekeepersassociation.com


Connemara Beekeepers Association
ConnemaraBeekeepers.ie
Monthly meetings on the second Sunday at 4pm.

Chair: Billy Gilmore
Maam West
Maam
Co. Galway
beegilmore1@gmail.com

Treasurer: Rodney Teck
Seamist House,
Beach Road,
Clifden,
Co Galway

rodney.teck@mu.ie

Secretary: Frank Conroy
Curr,
Maam,
Co Galway
H91 K5V6

secretary.connemarabeekeepers@gmail.com


Suck Valley Association

Chair: Patrick Towers

Vice-Chairperson: Padraig Higgins

Secretary: Anne Towers
annevtowers@gmail.com
087-6305714

Treasurer: Susan Hughes
hughessusan@eircom.net
087-2724826


Ballyhaunis Beekeepers Association

Chair: Mary Corless
Coolaght,
Claremorris,
Co Mayo

087 285 9578

marycoreless2@gmail.com

Secretary: Jurate Tighe
3 Manor Brook,
Ballyhaunis,
Co Mayo

087-7127465

d.jurate@gmail.ru

Treasurer: Theresa Griffin
Annagh,
Ballyhanis,
Co. Mayo

087 312 9371

tgriff2000@gmail.com


Westport 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

Chair: Ronan McGreevy

087 9309495

Secretary: Ann Horkan

secretarywbka@gmail.com

089 4410932

Treasurer: Henk Wijers

treasurerwbka@gmail.com

086 8350608


Digges Beekeepers’ Association

Chair: Mary hyland

086 2403152

Secretary: Lorraine Byrne

089 453 1642

diggesbeekeepersassociation@gmail.com

Joint Treasurer: Kathleen Kearns

086 3802292


Erris Association
Co. Mayo

Chair: Neal Doherty

nealadoherty@gmail.com

Secretary: John McDermott

mcdermottireland@gmail.com

Treasurer: Nuala Irwin

nualairwin@gmail.com


Co. 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. mayobeekeeper.com

Chair: Gervaise Padden
38 Tirawley Terrace
Ballina
Co Mayo
096-72466
087-1302385

Secretary: Jude Walsh
Toberidge
Kennagh
ballina
Co Mayo
judewalsh30@gmail.com

Treasurer: Agnes Flannery
Ballyknock
Bofeenaun
Ballina
Co Mayo

agnesflannery@gmail.com

085-1351017

096-51815


Sligo/Leitrim Association
Meets on the second Monday of each month at The Teeling Centre Collooney at 7.30pm sligo-leitrim-ba.org

Chair: Brian Ambry
Snee
Carna
Coolaney
Ballymote
Co Sligo

jamesambry@rocketmail.com

087-9603057

Secretary: Eddie McGurrin

slba.secretary@gmail.com

Treasurer: Patrick Lawrence

patricklawrence10@hotmail.com

087-2604168

County Dublin Beekeepers Association
Wesley House
Leeson Park
Dublin 6

Chair: Liam McGarry

087 264 3492

Secretary: Rose Breslin

087 286 5536

Treasurer: Rena McDonald

renamcdonald289@yahoo.ie


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.

fingalbeekeepers.net

Chair: Michael Kelly
Abbeyville
Claristown
Julianstown
County Meath
mikekelly@eircom.net
086-3807886

Hon Secretary: Emma Finn
10 Rosemount Ave.
Artane
Dublin
D05 P239;
e.finner@gmail.com
086 1003784 

Vice Chairperson:  Mick Moyna
27 Offington Drive
Sutton
Dublin 13
D13 W5N0
mick.moyna@gmail.com
087 9545586

Hon. Treasurer: Kevin Proctor
Lissenhall Little
Swords
County Dublin
K67 VK11​
kevinproctor24@gmail.com
086-2445528


Kilternan Association

Chair: Peter Varian
86 Avondale Road
Kiliney
Co Dublin
01-2854026

Secretary: Mary Montaut
4 Mount Pleasant Villas
Bray
County Wicklow
01-2860497
mmontaut@iol.ie

Treasurer: Dave McManus
dmcmanus@rrda.ie
087-2426862


County Louth Association
Meetings held at:The Teagasc Centre,
Dundalk,
County Louth.

louthbeekeeping.com

Chairperson: Paul Boyle,
Old Schoolhouse,
Tallanstown,
Dundalk,
Co. Louth

087-2323631

email: boyler1885@gmail.com

Secretary: Anna Monaghan
“An Tigin”,
Knockacleva,
Collon,
A92 VK70

086-3963349

email: lbkasec@gmail.com

Treasurer: Brendan Murray
The Rocks,
Coolfore,
Monasterboice,
Co. Louth
A92 E5R6

041-9826957

email: brendanpmurray@gmail.com


White Abbey Association
Kildare

Chair: Ken Norton
 

The Royal County Association

Chair: Michael Goulding
Peterstown
Trim
County Meath
086-1028989
michael.goulding@novas.ie

Secretary: Sarah Mc Garry,
Trim
Co. Meath

089 4414170

royalcountybeekeepers@gmail.com

Treasurer: Terry Nolan
Kariba
Lagora Road
Dunshaughlin
County Meath

087-2333500

nolans@iol.ie


Lake County Association

Meetings held on the second Wednesday of the month at the Annebrook House Hotel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

myinfo.ie/lake-county-beekeepers

https://m.facebook.com/Lake- County-Beekeepers-136600613363150/?ref=hl

 

County Offaly Association

Chair: Geraldine Byrne

Secretary: Niall O’Reilly
Killmurray
Tullamore
County Offaly
087-6665411

Treasurer: Fiona Ferguson


Dunamaise Association
The association holds indoor lectures on the second Tuesday of the month in the Teagasc Offices, Portlaoise and outdoor demonstrations in the association apiary during the summer.

Chairman: Gerry Murphy

Secretary: Roseanne Fitzgerald

dunamaisebees@gmail.com

Treasurer: Cormac McGiollacoda
Camross Village
Mountrath
County Laois
076-8572903

Committee:

Richard McCann
Donal Delaney
Tony Christie


South Laois Beekeepers Association
Heritage House,
Portlaoise Road,
Abbeyleix,
Co. Laois

Meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of each month.

Chairman: Seamus Maher
0872842177
seamus.maher@diversey.com

Treasurer: Tim Oxley
087-2530472
timoxley63@gmail.com


Chairman: Brian Walsh
Tomriland
Annamoe
Roundwood
County Wicklow
A98YE33

Hon Secretary: Ms Rachel Judd
Ballard
Knockrath
Rathdrum
County Wicklow
087-7954741
secretary.roundwoodbka@gmail.com

Hon Treasurer: Alan and Janice Morrisey
Mill cottage,
Carrigower,
Greystones,
A67RH90

086-8113695

johntwebb@eircom.net


Ashford Beekeepers Association Wicklowbees@gmail.com

Chair: Michelle O’Connor

087-2505205

abka.chairman@gmail.com

Secretary: Jackie Stone

086-6019702

abka.secretary@gmail.com

Hon Treasurer: Martin Sutton

085-8381790

abka.treasurer@gmail.com


County Carlow Beekeepers Association
All correspondence should be through – carlowbeekeepers@gmail.com
For more information on Carlow Beekeepers’ Association, please visit our website, www.carlowbeekeepers.com

Chairperson: Liam Kelly

087 601 9064

Secretary: Anne Hutton

085 1483057

Treasurer: Ian Stanely

087-1351774

President: Pat Murphy. Vice Chairperson: Shane Kavanagh. Assistant-Secretary: Larry O’Reilly. Assistant Tresurer: Dermot Rothwell. Public Relations Officer: Anne Hutton. Apiary Manager: Paddy Holohan. Instructor for Begnners: Larry O’Reilly.


Mid Kilkenny Beekeepers Association
Based in KilkennyCity and ourmembers primarily come from the northern part of County Kilkenny.Association blog/website http://midkilkennybees.wordpress.com

Gorey Association
goreybeekeepers.com
Chairperson:Joe Nealson
Aspens Wood,
Raheeteigue,
Tinahely,
County Wicklow
0402-38481
086-3892041President and Apiary Manager
Gerard M Williams
Carrigbeg
Gorey
County Wexford
053-9421823
086-3634134
geraldandvera@eircom.netSecretary: Brendan Whyte
br.whyte60@hotmail.comTreasurer: Brendan White
Castells
The Ballagh
Enniscorthy
County Wexford

Education Officer: Ben Harden
Ballinahogue
The Rock
County Wicklow
0402-24878


South Kilkenny Association

Chair: Peter Walsh
Clashroe,
Mooncoin,
vis Waterford
051-895 5449Vice Chairman: Jim Power
The Hill,
Carrickbeg,
Carrick on Suir,
County Tipperary
051-640448Secretary: Maura Dimond086-2619993

m_dimond2@hotmail.com

Vice-Chairman: Jim Power
The Hill
Carrickbeg
Carrick on Suir
Co. Tipperary
051-640448


County Wexford Association
Founded in 1909 and has since provided education, information and support for beekeepers throughout County Wexford theough beginners classes, meetings and video shows. The association meet regularly in the Teagasc Centre, Old Dublin Road, Enniscorthy, County Wexford.
countywexfordbeekeepersassociation.com

Chair: John Cloney
Ballymotey Beg
Enniscorthy
County Wexford
087-9801015
cloney.john@gmail.com

Secretary: Ms. Aine Kent
Terragh
New Ross
County Wexford
087-2037737
countywexfordbeekeepers@gmail.com

Treasurer: Ms. Marie Gormely
Kereight
Crossbeg
County Wexford
087-6531085
ngormely@eircom.net


New Ross Beekeepers Association

Chair: Angela Jennings
Ballykelly
New Ross
County Wexford
085-7318620
angelamjennings@gmail.com

Secretary/Treasurer: Seamus Kennedy
Churchtown
Fethard-on-sea
New Ross
County Wexford
051-397259
086-3204236
seamus.kennedy@yahoo.co.uk
TreasurerSeamus Kenneddy


South Wexford Beekeepers Association

 

Chair: Peter McQueen
Rosslare
County Waterford
086-4062308

Secretary: Derek Andreucetti
Grange
Kilmore
County Wexford
085-2780890
secretaryswbka@gmail.com

Treasurer: Darren Cunningham
Kereight
Enniscorthy
County Wexford
087-1211432

Vice-Chair/Apiary Manager: Niall Keogh
Lake Bign
Rosslare Strand
County Wexfors
087-6316661


Banner Association

Chair: Donal McHugh
Sleema
Cappagh North
Sixmilebridge
County Clare
danielmchugh53@gmail.com
087-7079823

Secretary: Tony Maher

maher.tony3@gmail.com

086-4180313

Treasurer: Kevin Costello
Ballyconry
Ballyvaughan
County Clare

kevincostello012@gmail.com

086-0678973


North Tipperary Beekeepers Association
Web: www.northtippbees.com

Chair: Michael Fleming
Kilbrennal, Killenaul,
Thurles,
Co Tipperary
E41 CA21
087-6667472

Secretary: John Mason
Roskeen
Drombane
Thurles
Co. Tipperary

Tel. 087-9672209
Email northtippbees.secretary@gmail.com

Treasurer: John Harnett
Parkstown
Horse and Jockey
Thurles
Co. Tipperary

Tel. 0868295235

Email parkstownproduce@gmail.com


County Limerick Beekeepers Association

Chair: Tom Hayes
tomelisehayes@yahoo.ie
086-8426719

Secretary: Sinéad Mortell
secretarylimerickbee@gmail.com
086-8129144

Treasurer: Liam Arrigan
liamarrigan@gmail.com
086-8070674

PRO Sinéad Mortell


The Kingdom Association
Founded in 2006 the KBKA meets monthly at:
Collis Sandes House
Tralee.

Chair: Tara Timlin

066-7128863

Vice-Chair: Chris Dury

087-3570551

Secretary: Margaret Moriarty
The Kerries West
Tralee
Co. Kerry

0872634461

secretary@kingdombeekeepers.com

Treasurer: Dominick Moloney

068-21663


Duhallow Association

Chair: Eddie Walsh

walsheddie2@gmail.com

Vice Chairperson: Pat Keane

Secretary: Andrew Burke
Pallas
Lombardstown
Mallow
County Cork

087-2783807

burke.andy@gmail.com

Treasurer: Martin Corcoran


North Cork Association
Founded in 1972 and holds meetings in the Parish Centre, Mallow, County Cork and also in the Resource Centre, Fermoy, County Cork.

Chair: Jim Lehane

Secretary: Ivan O’Connell

ivan.oconnell@gmail.com

Treasurer: Gerard Sheahan


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: southtippbees.com

Chair: Gerry Clancy
Ballyluskey,
Drangan,
Thurles,
Co. Tipperary.
E41VX06
087-6687452

gclancy@clancy.ie

Secretary: Erika Reeves
Ballycurkeen,
Ballyneale,
Carrick on Suir,
Co. Tipperary.
E32DV25

083-0065667 / 089-4628062

southtippbees@gmail.com

Treasurer: Robert Barton
Cloneen,
Clonmel,
Co Tipperary

bartonrobert000@gmail.com
086-365 5496


East Waterford Beekeepers Association
We hold our lectures and meetings at the Roanmore GAA Centre, Waterford. A program of activities can be found under ‘Events’ on our website ‘East Waterford Beekeepers Association’

Chairman: Willie O’Brien
whobrien@eircom.net
087-2258883

Hon. Secretary: Anne Marie Fogarty
Email: waterfordbees@gmail.com
Phone: 0862064919

Hon. Treasurer: Mary Madigan
Email: mary_madigan@hotmail.com
Phone: 0879603501

PRO: Sinéad Hartley

Education Officer: John Cunningham


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.

Seperate 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: cocorkbka.org

Chair: John Healy
healyj@live.ie
086-8235000

Secretary:
secretaryccbka@gmail.com

Treasurer: Richard Callanan
richard.callanan2@gmail.com
087-8278184


East Cork Association
The Association holds a series of lectures during Spring and outdoor demonstrations in the summer. For more information, contact eastcorkbeekeepers@gmail.com

President: Michael Woulfe
Railway House
Midleton
County Cork

Chair: Liam Rice
Ballinlegane
Ballynoe
Mallow
County Cork
058-59251
086-1597881

Secretary: Bridie Terry
“Alt na Greine”
Coolbay
Cloyne
County Cork
021-4652141
eastcorkbeekeepers@gmail.com

Treasurer: Fergus O’Regan
“Alasi”
Ballincrusha
Cobh
County Cork
winefans@eircom.net

PRO: Ailbhe Cunningham
Baneshane
Midleton
County Cork


Iveragh Beekeepers Association
The Iveragh Beekeepers Association formed in 2011. We are dedicated to promoting, protecting and caring for the honey bee in the South West Kerry region

President: 

 

Secretary:

ibeekeepers@gmail.com

Treasurer:

PRO: 


Fastnet Area Beekeepers Association
Skibbereen

Chairperson: Mairead Love

info@fastnetareabeekeepersassociation.net

Secretary: Mairead Love

Treasurer: Mary Downey


Foyle Association
The association meets at Serenity House, moyvile, County Donegal.

 

Chair: Willie McMullan
Gulladuff
Moville
County Donegal

Secretary: Mary Mc Intire
Ballynagaraghy
Camdonagh
County Donegal
foylebka@gmail.com

Treasurer: John McMullan

Vice Chairperson: Liam Collins
Main Street
Culaduff
County Donegal
074-9379932


Inishowen Association

 

Chairperson: Colm Grant
Springfield,
Umricam, Buncrana,
Co. Donegal
F93R9K0

087-2032013

Secretary: Mick Verspuij
Tullyarvan lane,
Buncrana,
Co. Donegal
F93 PC67

086-2698474

Treasurer: Kate O’Callaghan
Tullyarb,
Carndonagh,
Co. Donegal
F93 RF86

086-6094275


South Donegal Association

 

Chair: Frank Boyle
Leghowney
Donegal Town
Donegal
0861970122
frankjboyle@eircom.net

Secretary: Pat Finnegan
Mullaghmore Rd
Cliffoney
Sligo
F91 AF40
0879272692
sdonbees@gmail.com

Treasurer: Eugene Perry
Lissahully
Ballyshannon
Donegal
F94 WV3F
0868300701

eugeneperry@gmail.com


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: https://www.facebook.com/armagh.monaghan.beekeepers.

Chair: Vincent Kieran
Horsehoe Bridge,
Park Road,
Monaghan
086- 6618392

 

Secretary: Lisa Grant,
Annvale road,
Keady,
Co.Armagh,
BT602RY

044-7708055414

 

Treasurer: Paul Cullen
Knockroe,
3 Clones Rd
Monaghan

087-7595997

paulcullenknockroe@hotmail.com


County Cavan Association

The association meets on the last Thursday of every month at the Ballyhaise
Agricultural College.

Beginners are always welcome.

Chair: Bernie O’Reilly
cavanbeekeepers@gmail.com

086-8940228

Secretary: Siobhán O’Riordan
cavanbeekeepers@gmail.com

086-2755078

Treasurer: Evelyn O’Reilly

086 8520649


South Donegal Beekeepers Association

Secretary: Pat Finnegan,
Burrow Road,
Cliffoney,
Co. Sligo
F91 AF40
087-9272692
071-9166597

sdonbees@gmail.com

Treasurer:M Eugene Perry,
Lisacholly,
Ballyshannon,
Co. Donegal
F94 WV3F
086 830 0701