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Debunking some myths about bees

Excerpt: “Honeybees are a managed pollinator and are often classified as livestock. Adding honeybee hives to the landscape is NOT a biodiversity action. …One third of our 98 wild bee species are at risk of extinction. If lost, they will … Continued

Read More on Kilkenny – a bee-friendly city

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Kilkenny – a bee-friendly city

The ‘Bee motorway’ at Kilkenny Castle Park Peter Bluett, Chair of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful, explains how they have made Kilkenny a pollinator-friendly city   Keep Kilkenny Beautiful (KKB), Kilkenny City’s Tidy Towns group, were  really honoured  to receive the All-Ireland … Continued

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& the Great Yellow Bumblebee

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Belmullet 
& the Great Yellow Bumblebee

Margaret Tallott, Baile Slachtmhar Bhéal an Mhuirthead, Regional winners, North-west and West, 2019, explains how Belmullet are helping to protect Ireland’s most endangered bee       Bhéal an Mhuirthead (Belmullet) is situated on an isthmus between Blacksod and Broadhaven … Continued

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Tullahought – a village for pollinators

  Richard Walsh, secretary of Tullahought Tidy Towns, on the journey to their 2019 Pollinator Award for the South East.     The Tullahought Tidy Towns committee and the residents of the village were delighted to win the South East … Continued

Read More on Buncrana Tidy Towns still buzzing for Bees

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Buncrana Tidy Towns still buzzing for Bees

  Sinéad Ní Bhroin, Chairperson of Buncrana Tidy Towns, discusses their 2019 national Local Authority Pollinator Award win   2019 was Buncrana Tidy Towns’ best year yet, and hopefully our local bees and bugs feel the same way, too! Winning the … Continued
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