Beginners Course 2025

Our next Beginners course will begin on Wednesday, January 8th 2025 from 19:30 – 21:00 running for 8 nights.

We are holding this course online.

To register select the link below:

Beginners Beekeeping course Co Cork Beekeepers Tickets, Wed Jan 8 2025 at 19:30 | Eventbrite

The course cost is €170, which includes a copy of Ted Hooper’s Guide to Bees & Honey and also a copy of Brood Diseases in Ireland.

All new members who wish to join Co. Cork Beekeepers Association must attend these online lectures.

The course is delivered as live lectures online. Lectures are not recorded.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Beekeeping and What it entails.
  • Workings of a bee colony
  • Pollen and Nectar Sources
  • Beekeeping equipment
  • Controlling bees and working for honey
  • Harvesting Honey
  • Keeping bees healthy and solving problems
  • Where to go from here