Yearly Archives: 2013

Tree and Shrub Planting at Apiary

The Association was invited by Richard Wood to have a Tree and/or Shrub planting in the area of his house, and at the Association Apiary on Saturday 2nd November. Over 20 members came along (on a fairly wild autumn day)

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Annual Honey Show at Fota

FIBKA Fota Honey show was on the 5/6th October 2013 . All entries were on the show bench by 12.00 on Saturday and the judging took place Sat afternoon behind closed doors. There was a varied display of honey, light

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TED talk: Why bees are are disappearing – Marla Spivak

TED conferences bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives. Marla Spivak researches bees’ behavior and biology in an effort to preserve this threatened, but ecologically essential, insect. Why bees

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Triskel centre to show “More than Honey”

Documentary at Triskel, Cork. Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th Sept. 6.30pm More Than Honey is a thoughtful exploration into the fascinating world of bees, illustrating the relationship between mankind and honeybees, about nature and about our future. Details at Triskel.

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Queen Rearing Last June

Our Chairman Noel Power gave a Queen rearing course early last June with 21 attendees who all ended up with an Apidea and Queen cell. The method Noel used is a system based on “Queen rearing Simplified by Jay Smith”. After grafting the

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