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Bumblebees are good for you 

All-Ireland Pollinator Plan co-founder and Project Coordinator, Dr Úna FitzPatrick explains how she welcomes the wild bees that visit her garden    Bee on Lavender, a pollen-rich choice for your garden. (© Andrea McDonagh)   Having bumblebees visit my garden improves … Continued

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World Bee Day 2019

Dr Una FitzPatrick (right) and Prof Jane Stout (left) were invited by President Michael D. Higgins to visit Áras an Uachtaráin to mark World Bee Day and discuss the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan   Statement by President Michael D. Higgins marking … Continued

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Summer bedding for people and pollinators

Rich purple, flaming red, burnt orange, soft pink, cool white, vibrant yellow and sky blue are the hallmarks of beautiful summer bedding schemes in cities, towns and villages in every county in Ireland. Many are provided by highly dedicated Tidy … Continued

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West Cork GAA Club welcomes pollinators

This Saturday March 30th, Kilmeen/Kilbree GAA are doing something amazing to help bees and other pollinators. They are devoting some of their club’s lands to planting pollinator-friendly plants and 1,000 native trees, with help from children in Kilmeen National School … Continued

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TECHNICAL BLOG: Designing a pollinator-friendly roundabout

Designing a pollinator-friendly herbaceous scheme for roundabouts – By Peter Cuthbert, Horticultural Services Roundabouts can provide the opportunity for very attractive herbaceous planting schemes and excellent resources for pollinators. Successful long-lasting herbaceous schemes need considerable plant knowledge, both in terms … Continued
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