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WBKA NEXT MEETING – 1st NOVEMBER 2022 A.G.M ON THE NIGHT.

Election of a new committee takes place at the AGM/ November’s meeting.Thank you to all the club members who made an effort to attend meetings and club outings this past year, we appreciate your effort. We hope the future will continue to improve so we can get back to practical beekeeping again at the clubs

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Westport Beekeepers Beginners Course 2022.

We the Westport Beekeepers are planning to present a Beekeeping Beginners Course over 7 evenings starting @ 8.00pm from 20th – 26th March 2022 (every evening) using Zoom platform to deliver it virtually. To register for the course you will have to become a member of the Westport Beekeepers Association. Please fill out the attached

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WE ARE BACK

We are very pleased to let you know that the Westport Beekeepers Association will finally recommence having in-person meetings again! back at our usual venue the “Teagasc Centre, Newport Road, Westport”. F28 W681. Our first meeting of 2022 is scheduled for Tuesday 15th February @ 8PM Fingers crossed there won’t be any hiccups! Looking forward to

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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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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 – 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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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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