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One Third Of Bee Species Threatened With Extinction Says Environment Minister Mark H Durkan

One third of our 98 bee species are threatened with extinction. That startling statistic has led to numerous government and non-government organisations coming together on the island of Ireland to address the problem. Bees are declining because we have drastically reduced the areas where they can nest and the amount…

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Buzz in Killinchy at Beekeepers’ AGM

THERE was a buzz in Killinchy last week. Killinchy and District Beekeepers’ Association  which has a lively group of enthusiastic beekeekers held its annual general meeting. This club is one of the Beekeeping Associations in Ireland. The reports all described a most successful year’s activities, the highlights being the increase of…

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