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Get a Handle On Our NEW NAME

Get a Handle On Our NEW NAME

If you’ve been following us on social media you will no doubt have noticed that our name varied from platform to platform. On Facebook we were known as IrishBlackBees, on twitter we were IrishBeeConser1, on Instagram we were irishbeeconservationproject and on LinkedIn Irish-Bee-Conservation-Project . It was all pretty confusing! After a few tries we’ve now settled on our new forever-name….

Bill to Ban Importation of Non-native Bees

Bill to Ban Importation of Non-native Bees

We at IBCP fully support Senator Vincent P Martin’s Protection of the Native Irish Honey Bee Bill, which seeks to ban the importation of non-native honeybees. The native Irish honeybee, known as the Irish Black or Dark Bee, is a subspecies of the European Dark Bee, or Apis Mellifera Mellifera. The European Dark bee, once common across most of Europe,…

A Growing Partnership

A Growing Partnership

We are delighted to grow our partnership with Stonewell Cider, a small team of traditional Irish Cider makers in Cork. Stonewell make a contribution to us with every sale of their award-winning cider. The funds raised help us to create pollinator trails, construct bee lodges and highlight the dangers bees face. Here we have our chairman, Tony Varian presenting Daniel…

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