Connemara Beekeepers Association

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Our mission is to promote and further the craft of beekeeping across the Connemara region through the conservation of the native Irish dark bee: Apis Millifera Mellifera. We endeavour to achieve this through the following main objectives:

  • To promote the interests of the beekeeping fraternity for the mutual benefit of all
  • To promote the conservation of the native dark bee, Apis Mellifera Mellifera via the Native Irish Honey Bee Society
  • To promote and advance the science of Apiculture;
  • Stimulating and assisting in the establishment and maintenance of education and training in all aspects of apiculture;
  • To promote the preservation of bees in the environment and to educate and encourage members of the Public to be consciously aware of the benefits of having a sound and healthy bee population in both urban and rural areas;
  • To hold regular meetings, Field Days and Field Trips for its members to educate, inform and stimulate discussions on issues of interest and importance to the practice and science of Apiculture;
  • To promote intellectual and informative debate within the apicultural sector of Ireland by the organisation of Conferences, Seminars and Workshops for the wider beekeeping fraternity and general public.







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