Beginner’s course starts Wednesday 1st March at 7:00 pm in the University of Limerick. The course lasts six weeks, meeting each Wednesday and covering the following topics.
Week 1 Dr John Breen – Honeybees.
Week 2 Life-cycle of the bee, biology and foraging.
Week 3 Frank Considine – The beehive.
Week 4 The beekeeping year.
Week 5 Dr Mary Coffey – Pests and diseases of the honey bee.
Week 6 Honey, the honey harvest and products of the hive.