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Western Beekeepers Alliance – Autumn Lecture 2018

Book Here Hi Beekeepers, I want to make sure that everyone knows about this lecture run by The Western Beekeepers Alliance. This is an opportunity not to be missed. “When it’s gone, it’s gone”. It is an all day event being run in the...

Association AGM

Hello members. It is that time of year again. Yes we are all looking forward to it with equal enthusiasm. The Association AGM. We do need to get as many members as possible to attend this meeting to bring you all up to date on the news from FIBKA and elect or...

Beekeeping Classes Under Way.

Few things delight a beekeeper more than the opportunity to talk about bees and beekeeping with someone who is equally interested in this area. And Tuesday nights are a treat for established members of Tribes as well as the enthusiastic learners who are attending our...

Beekeeping Course Starting 20th February 2018

The Tribes’ beekeeping course will be starting on Tuesday the 20th of February. This course is run by qualified and active beekeepers from our Association. This course is growing in popularity and last year we had to run two courses to cope with the numbers. So,...

New Committee for 2018 at Tribes Beekeepers Association

Thank you to all who attended the AGM last Wednesday night. It was good to see so many happy smiling faces there on the night. There have been some changes on the committee again this year. We lost some valuable members on the night and throughout the year. Mary Wall...

What to Do if You See a Swarm of Bees

What would you do if a swarm of honey bees landed in your garden? Probably like most people you would panic and think the end of the world was not far behind the swarm. No so, of course. Swarms are the normal behaviour of honey bees and it is the way they multiply....

What Can You Do With Beeswax?

Beeswax is a mystery to most people. Most have heard of honey and they know that honey bees are important pollinators, but do you know what can be done with beeswax? The fact is that wax is as important a product of the bees work as honey is.  So what is it? Beeswax...

Bee Stings – What to do if a Bee or a Wasp Stings You

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 probably realize that it is not quite as bad as you expected. We have all been there some of us still do the running around thing....

Claregalway Agricultural Show 2017

The Tribes Beekeepers went to the Claregalway Agricultural Show 2017 this year and they brought some honey with them. They did not go to win, they went to take part and enjoy the day, but they ended up doing very well indeed. Well done to all. Ian Speirs (Club...