News & Events

Beekeeping news & events in West Cork.

Establishing FABKA

The inaugural meeting of The Fastnet Area Beekeepers’ Association (FABKA) took place at the Teagasc Office in Skibbereen, a cold wet winter’s evening warmed by the welcome of Mairead and Mike Love the energy and vision behind this new endeavour. We were introduced to a number of special guests including Paul O’Brien the current President of the Federation of Irish …

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Mairead and Michael Love of FABKA

FABKA in the Southern Star

We were excited to be featured in the Southern Star newspaper this month! A new association designed to promote and champion the importance of bees is about to get underway in West Cork. Award-winning beekeeper Mairead Love and her husband Michael who have a number of hives at their home near Goleen are the driving force behind the new association …

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