On the Thursday the 6th of February the Beaufort Beekeepers invite all Kerry Beekeepers Associations to join the 1st Kerry Beekeepers Gathering at 8p.m. in Beaufort Bar, Beaufort, Co. Kerry.
The evening is under the motto: “Show and Tell"
A couple of our very own Beekeepers will show and explain tried and tested but new methods in
Beekeeping. Learn how to make your own foundation or wire your own frames. Of course, there will be
plenty time to have chat on/about our favourite buzzing hobby during and after the Show & Tell sessions.
Show & Tell 1: Roll your own foundation
Speaker: Tom O’Sullivan (Collis Sandes Beekeepers, Tralee)
Tom is beekeeping since 1977. For the past couple of years, he makes his own foundation. He says: ”It is
too simple, not to do it!.” All his foundation is wire free and it works best for him. Why? – Ask him on the
Show & Tell 2: A brood and a half
Speaker: Donal Kelleher (Dunmanway & District Beekeepers)
Donal is a beekeeper with the past decade. He will give a brief presentation on brood and a half and
increasing the stock of bees for the honey flow. Do you raise your own queens? If yes, Donal has some
tips for you on raising queens.