County Limerick Beekeepers' Association

Beginners' Course

Beginners' Course 2019

Dates: March 23rd and 30th, 9.30am to 4.30pm

Venue:Rathkeale House Hotel

Fee:€135. This includes: Full Membership to Federation of Irish Beekeepers Association (FIBKA), Full membership to Limerick Beekeepers Association (LBKA), Beginners Beekeeping course and all Apiary Visits throughout the year, Student information pack.

Instructors: A panel drawn from our more experienced members.

Please email our Sectretary for further details

In the meantime, if you are keen to get started learning about beekeeping, please come along to some of our meetings and join our Association. For details of the next meeting please click here.

Course Programme:

Introduction/Inhabitants of the Hive

 Equipment and Manipulation of the Hive

 Apiary Location and Years' Work

 Hygiene & Disease


Harvesting the Crop