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WESTPORT HONEYBEE FESTIVAL 19th October 2019

Westport Honeybee Festival Incorporating the 7th West Awake Honey Show in Scoil Padraig, Newport Road, Westport.  F28 V023 Saturday 19th October 2019 Entries for honey show commence 08.30am to 09.45am.  Exhibits can be viewed from 12-4.00pm. Presentations from 4.00pm                         Gardening talk by horticulturist, Paraic Horkan.                               Biodiversity talks by Karina Dingerkus.  Stands include:

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WBKA Flag Day/ Bucket Collection Thursday 15th August

Last year we had our first fundraiser Flag Day/ Bucket Collection in mid August.   This year, the date will be Thursday 15th August, This year the funds will go towards cost of the Honeybee Festival incorporating the 7th West Awake Honey Show we are hosting on Saturday 19th October.  If you are free to help out/ volunteer a

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WBKA NEXT MEETING – 8.00 P.M 04/06/19 TEAGASC CENTRE,

The Westport Beekeepers Monthly Club meeting will be on Tuesday 4th June 2019 at 8pm.  Certificates of Attendance for the Preliminary Beekeeping Course will be issued on the night followed by a Questions & Answers session – topical at present is swarm season and queen cells.      Swarm season is here, so keep an eye on the

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WBKA NEXT MONTHLY MEETING 02/04/19

In the Teagasc Centre, Westport. (Eircode: F28 W681)  Speaker on the night is Cormac Langan, Westport College of Further Education he will tell us from experience of what flowers and trees are best suited to bees and other insects in the local area for forage! WBKA BEGINNERS BEEKEEPING COURSE WILL BE HELD OVER WEEKEND 13/14/APRIL

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WESTPORT BEEKEEPERS NEXT MONTHLY MEETING IS ON Tuesday 8/1/19

Pat Curran, South Kerry, commercial beekeeper (Sunhill Honey) and member of the Killorglin Beekeepers Association, will discuss about the beekeeper’s tasks in early Spring. Membership now due. At the Westport Beekeepers meeting on Tuesday 4th of December a talk was given by our Vice Chairman Ger Hyland. (Beekeepers Shop & Supplies) He explained to the members

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