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Westport Club Meeting,

March Club Meeting – 3rd March @8pm Teasasc Centre, Westport. Speaker: Eamon McGee. Topic: Springtime Management. We are delighted to announce that our speaker for our March meeting is Eamon McGee. Eamon is an former president of FIBKA and has been working with bees since he was a boy. You can read about him in this report by

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Westport Beekeepers Beginners Course.

Westport Beekeepers Beginners Course will be held on the weekend of the 18th & 19th of April 2020. To sign up or learn more, contact secretarywbka@gmail.comWestport Beekeepers


Western/Northern (Connaught/Ulster) Workshop Date: February 22nd Location: The Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

FIBKA have just announced their regional meeting schedule. The Western workshop will be opened by a presentation from the FIBKA Executive on progress to date followed by two lectures by a CFL or guest speaker. Western/Northern (Connaught/Ulster) Workshop Date: February 22nd Location: The Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim Time: 10:00 a.m. Speaker               

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Tuesday 4th February, Westport Club Meeting, Teagasc, Westport

February is a busy month for us with lots of talks and events happening in the area.Tuesday 4th February, Westport Club Meeting, Teagasc, Westport Our Club talk will be delivered by Emma Reeves who will present on Bees and Biodiversity.Saturday 8th February, Museum of Country Life, TurloughThe Museum of Country life are hosting a special

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Westport Beekeepers first meeting of 2020

WBKA NEXT MEETING – Tuesday 7th January 8.00. Wishing club members and all beekeepers a very productive 2020 in Beekeeping. The subject for the night will be about what you may achieve from your beekeeping! Club members: Ronan, Ger and Tim will discuss the commercial opportunities available in beekeeping in Mayo. Memberships will be collected and

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Westport Beekeepers Christmas Voucher

Want to give a nice Christmas present to a special person! family member or friend who maybe interested in bee’s and the environment? Why not give them a gift voucher for membership of the Westport Beekeepers Association or a beginners course and membership voucher. For more information contact the club’s secretary by email: secretarywbka@gmail.com


WBKA NEXT MEETING – TUE 3rd DECEMBER 7.00PM.

WBKA NEXT MEETING –  Tue 3rd December 2019, earlier start of 7.00pm. Dr Mary F Coffey, of Bee Diagnostic Service, Teagasc Oak Park Research Centre, Carlow. will talk about all the diseases and pests of the Honey bees. Everyone welcome. 


WBKA NEXT MEETING – 5TH NOVEMBER 2019 A.G.M ON THE NIGHT.

Election of new committee takes place at the AGM/ November meeting. Thank you to all the club members for making our first Westport Honeybee Festival (incorporating the 7th West Awake Honey Show) a great success.  So many members submitted items and lots of prizes were won by our own members on  the day.  When the

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Registration Friday evening 18th from 6 to 7pm.

For those that wants to beat the rush on Saturday morning to get your exhibits in we will be open Friday evening 18th from 6 to 7pm in Scoil Phádraig, Newport Road, Westport, Co. Mhaigh Eo, F28 V023. Honeybee Festival Programme 8.30-10.15 Accepting and Staging of exhibits 10.30 Judging will commence 11.30 The Westport Honeybee

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WESTPORT HONEYBEE FESTIVAL

Westport Honeybee Festival Incorporating the 7th West Awake Honey Show, venue for event is Scoil Phádraig, Newport Road, Westport, Co. Mhaigh Eo, F28 V023. Saturday 19th October 2019  Incorporating the 7th West Awake Honey Show, venue for event is Scoil Phádraig, Newport Road, Westport, Co. Mhaigh Eo, F28 V023. Saturday 19th October 2019  Entry Form

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