Gormanston Beekeeping Course 2014

The Annual Gormanston Beekeeping summer course will be held from Sunday 27th July to Friday 1st August, 2014 at the Franciscan College, Gormanston, County Meath.

Guest Lecturer:

Thomas Dyer Seeley Professor of Biology at the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University,Ithaca, New York

Professor Thomas Dyer Seeley

Professor Thomas Dyer Seeley Guest Lecturer at Gormanston Beekeeping Course 2014

Activities during the week include:


Catering for all levels of beekeepers with Lectures for Advanced, Intermediate, Beginners / Novice.


  • Beeswax
  • Microscopy
  • Morphometry
  • Hive Making,
  • Queen Rearing
  • Furniture Polishing

Other Events include:

  • National Honey Show
  • Annual Congress
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Golf.

Beginners Course:

The full FIBKA Beginners / Novice Course is taught during the week, including two practical apiary sessions. Participants, even those with no previous beekeeping experience, may take the Beginners/Novice examination on Thursday afternoon.


Gormanston 2014 Brochure. PDF Document

Reservation Form Day Visitors Gormanston 2014. Word Document.

Reservation Form Residential Gormanston 2014. Word Document.





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