East Waterford Beekeepers Association

A Hive for All Bee Related News in Waterford

Lectures 2019

Venue: The Roanmore GAA Centre, Cleaboy, Waterford. X91 EC92

Time:  7 pm.

€5 charge  for Non-Members. Attendance free for Members.

November 13th

Mini Lecture Series

A series of 3 x 20-minute mini-lectures will be given by EWBA Members

Lecture 1..The Benefits of changing Frames Regularly i.e Bailey Frame Change…by Pat Crowley

Lecture 2..Queen Rearing using an Incubator..by James Maher

Lecture 3..Keeping Bees on a Roof in an Urban Environment…by Peter Fitzgerald

October 23rd


September 18 th

Topic..Winter Preparation. looking back over the summer and looking forward

Speaker..Jim Ryan Chairman Galtee Bee Breeders’ Group

April 10th.

Topic..Making a Nuc/Increasing your Stocks.
Lecture by: Tom Prendergast former Apiary Manager South Tipp Bees

March 13th.

Topic..Common Diseases of the Hive and Treatment.
Lecture by: Eleanor Attridge, FIBKA Bee Health Officer.

Feb 13th.

Topic..Spring Management.
Lecture by: Eamonn Magee, Dublin Beekeepers Association

Jan 9th.

Topic..Work in the Apiary for Winter /Spring plus tips for preparing Honey and other Bee Products for Sale and for Show.
Lecture by Tom Prendergast, South Tipp Bees and winner of the Gold Cup at the London Honey Show 2017.