February 12th 2020
Dr Una Fitzpatrick, The BioDiversity Centre, Waterford
Continue from M9 following signs for Cork via toll bridge (car charge €1.90) – Take the next exit after the toll bridge, signposted Waterford IT, Waterford Crystal, Tramore. Follow the road going straight through the roundabouts until you come to the Butlerstown Roundabout – Take the third exit, signposted N25/Cork and follow this road past Whitfield Clinic until you see signs for Tramore Seaside Resort and Copper Coast Geopark on your left and on the junction a sign for Dunhill Education & Enterprise Park. Take the left turn on this crossroads. Continue straight out for 2.8 miles where you will meet a small crossroads with Dunhill Education & Enterprise Park signposted, take the right-hand turn. Continue on this road for 3 miles where you will meet Pairc Ui Bhain(Dunhill GAA Park) on your left and Dunhill Ecopark on your right. Enter the Ecopark. Continue down past the first building. Turn right and park along the front of the second building. Dunhill Rural Enterprises and Dunhill Multi-Education Centre are in through the small conservatory on the left-hand side of the building and up the stairs. There is also parking at the rear of the building.
February 8th 2020
Southern (Munster) Workshop
Date: Saturday 8th February
Location: Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Michael Maunsell CFL Bee Genetics
Tom Prendergast CFL Preparing for the Season Ahead
This is for Members of Munster Associations only.
Please contact the Secretary at 086 2064919 if interested in attending
Mini Lecture Series
A series of 3 x 20-minute mini-lectures will be given by EWBA Members
Lecture 1..A Kerry Man’s Method of Swarm Control…by Anne Marie Fogarty
Lecture 2..Queen Rearing using an Incubator..by James Maher
Lecture 3..Keeping Bees on a Roof in an Urban Environment
Looking Back at the year and Overwintering our Bees..Lecture By Jim Ryan North Tipperary Beekeepers Association
Topic..Making a Nuc/Increasing your Stocks…Lecture by Tom Prendergast former Apiary Manager South Tipp Bees
Introduction to Beekeeping Course
20th & 27th March and 3rd April 2019 7- 9 pm each evening.
Go to Courses and Introduction to Beekeeping Course 2019 in the Home page for more details and for a course application form.
Topic..Common Diseases of the Hive and Treatments…Lecture possibly by Eleanor Attridge, FIBKA Bee Health Officer.
Topic..Spring Management..Lecture by Eamonn Magee, Dublin Beekeepers Association
Topic..Winter/Spring Jobs in the Apiary & Preparing Honey and other Bee Products for Sale and for Show.
Lecture by Tom Prendergast former Apiary Manager South Tipp Bees