Tribes Beekeepers Association
ar scáth a chéile
Founded in Galway on 9th April 2013, Tribes Beekeepers Association (‘Tribes’) is an organisation providing support to its club members on beekeeping matters. Its motto, ‘Ar scáth a chéile’, means ‘under the wings of one another’.
So you were stung. Now what? After the panic and all the running around and swatting real and imaginary bees for five minutes you will
Help With Swarms of Bees
Have you seen something like this hanging around your garden or on a wall of your home or office?
We may be able to help you with that. Some of our members enjoy rescuing bees looking for a home. Give us a call and we will check to see if any of our members are available and get them to call you.
Swarming is a natural phenomenon and is their way of procreating. These bees have broken away from another colony to start a new one of their own.
Tribes Maintains a High Standard of Beekeeping & Honey Production
Some of our members like to enter honey shows. The picture on the left shows Mary Wall with some of the prizes she won for her honey and wax at a pre-covid honey show where she displayed her work. Also in the Picture are Paul O’Brien FIBKA President and Tribes Treasurer, and some of the honey judges.
A little preview
Honey Bees Tending Their Queen
The Queen spends her day laying eggs and she has attendants all around her that see to everything she needs to do that job.