World Bee Day

The 3rd World Bee Day is on 20th May 2020.  It was designated by The United Nations General Assembly following a Slovenian initiative  and marks the birthday of Anton Jansa (1734-1773), a pioneer of modern beekeeping and head of the first beekeeping school in Vienna....

COVIT-19

Dear All, Spring has now officially started and on a mild day you can see the honey bees return to their usual activities. At this time of year they are basically bringing in pollen for the young, a little nectar  and water  to dilute winter stores to provide energy and space for the queen...

SICAMM 2020 Summary Notice

The Native Irish Honey Bee Society (NIHBS) is an all-Ireland association whose main objectives are to promote the conservation, study, improvement and reintroduction of the Native Irish Honey Bee (Apis mellifera mellifera), also known as the Black Bee, throughout the island of Ireland. This year,...