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The Irish Bee Conservation Project CLG

Registered Charity 20206199
Company Reg No 672147
CHY 23035

The IBCP was established to protect the natural environment for the Irish public and its future generations by supporting bee and pollinator conservation. We will achieve this by abiding by nationally recognised values and principles of habitat support, bio-diversity, education and research. We will pursue this objective throughout the Republic of Ireland by engaging in Bee-friendly conservation activities, advocacy through centres of excellence, broad population education activities and community activation in the promotion of bee friendly activities.

Did You Know...


of our food relies on pollinators


species of Irish Bees (approx)


species have declining numbers


species are extinct

What We Do


We provide bee lodges for wild bees to shelter in


Help increase floral rich areas which are desirable to our native bees.


Developing education module for schools and Communities.


Studying best practice for creating habitat for wild bees.

Latest News

World Bee Day Seminar and Family Bee Hunt

World Bee Day Seminar and Family Bee Hunt

IBCP’s World Bee Day Seminar and Family Bee Hunt at Fota House and Gardens was a resounding success.  A big thank you and our gratitude to all who supported us on this special occasion.  The seminar featured esteemed speakers, including Prof. Julia Jones, Prof. John Breen, Mike Walsh from SETU, and Michael Kelly from Grow Waterford. Our speakers valuable contributions added depth and…

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Adare Tidy Towns Habitat Installation in People’s Park

Adare Tidy Towns Habitat Installation in People’s Park

A round of applause to Bridie Collins and her remarkable team at Adare Tidy Towns, along with the generous support from Analog Devices. Thanks to their combined efforts, a new habitat installation has flourished in People’s Park. This beautiful addition will undoubtedly provide a safe haven for our precious pollinators.

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Exploring Solitary Habitats with Grifols Pharma

Exploring Solitary Habitats with Grifols Pharma

Pat Deasy and Johnny Ryan recently ventured to Grifols Pharma in Clondalkin Co. Dublin. Their purpose? To install solitary habitats and engage in discussions with the senior management team. Sharing our plans and passions for bee conservation, these conversations open doors for collaboration and further steps towards a thriving pollinator population.

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Empowering Communities: Men’s Shed Engagement

Empowering Communities: Men’s Shed Engagement

Communities from Cork City  Tougher, Frankfield, and Blarney Men Sheds, joined us for an engaging information day at Fota. The Men’s Shed attendees were immersed in understanding all aspects of our charity’s mission and its exciting future plans. It’s these connections that empower us to create lasting change.

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Community Impacts

How Our Community Gives Back

Learning Zone

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A selection of photos and videos from our initiatives, activities and our native bees.​

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By choosing to support the Irish Bee Conservation project you help administer our project for the greater good of our Irish native bees and other pollinators.

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    This website was developed with support from SECAD and the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme

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