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The Cumann Beachairi Chonamara

The Cumann Beachairi Chonamara

The Cumann Beachairi Chonamara in partnership with the Galtee Breeders Group held a Bee Improvement Workshop on Sunday, 3rd July at Sean Osbourn’s apiary at Carrowmoreknock. (near Moycullen) Together with Sean Cumann Beachairi Chonamara went to great lengths in preparing for the occasion. Five stations were provided at which the experts carried out and explained different aspects of beekeeping. They…

The Longest Day of the year  “Corkonian Bee’s”

The Longest Day of the year “Corkonian Bee’s”

The Longest Day of the year the “Corkonian Bee’s” wake up to a cool, wet morning on the west coast of Ireland, in and around the Westport area.   Pictured are club members receiving their nuc of Bee sourced in Cork, South of Ireland, some their first others an extra to strengthen up their apriary….

Bee Improvement Workshop

Bee Improvement Workshop

Bee Improvement Workshop with Galtee Breeders Group & Cumann Beachairi Chonamara. A Bee Improvement Workshop with Galtee Breeders Group & Cumann Beachairi Chonamara will be held on Sunday, 3rd July at 1.30 pm in Sean Osbourn’s apiary at Carrowmoreknock (near Moycullen).The apiary is five miles of the N59. Those travelling from Galway city take the first right one mile past Moycullen village. Those…

Remembering the Day at Ryan’s Apairy

Remembering the day at Ryan’s Apiary, thanks to all our members who provided images of how rewarding the day was. The Day in Ryan’s Apiary, Tipperary, June 2011. Thank you. A very special word of thanks to Gerry and Mary Ryan who made their apiary available to the “Westport Beekeeper’s Association” for the practical section…

Club Meeting Time’s

Club Meeting December 3rd  8.00 pm 2013 Come along, get what you can from our classes & apiary, we are a young club with everybody at the same level of knowledge on beekeeping! What next? YOUR ENTIUSM HELPS TO MOVE THE CLUB ON. BEE INVOLVED! For more information check our Latest News page for recent updates…

Féile na Tuaithe – 2011

Féile na Tuaithe – 2011

Féile na Tuaithe 21-22 May 2011 – Turlough Park, National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. We were there and had a very enjoyable weekend despite the inclement weather, The three Beekeeping club’s from the West of Ireland “Connemara Beekeepers Association, The Ballina Beekeepers Association and The Westport Beekeepers Association”…

Bring the Wellingtons!!!

Bus to Ryan’s Apiary, Tipperary for the practical part of exam. (People who took the theory exam have to go, as this is the practical part of the exam.)  Times: Leaving Westport Saturday 4th June at 6.45 am, sharp from the Teagasc Offices, Ballinrobe 7.10am, Headford 7.45am, Arriving at Ryan’s Apiary, Dundrum, Tipperary 10.45am approx,…