Limerick IT study reveals pure native Irish honey bee alive and well - Limerick Leader

"A LIMERICK Institute of Technology (LIT) student’s studies have revealed the pure native Irish honey bee is still alive and well on the island. The ‘apis mellifera mellifera’ has long been considered extinct. But now applied science postgraduate Jack Hassett has established millions of the native species are living in around 300 hives across the country. ...."

Read more here: Limerick Leader

The Association's apiary in North Shropshire

The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire.

We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members new and old can gain experience in handling bees.

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