Beginners 2021

The Kingdom Beekeepers’ will be running a Beekeepers Beginners Course starting on Wednesday January 6th, 2021 at 7.30pm and will run over 7 evenings. Due to COVID restrictions this course will be held ONLINE via Zoom. Classes will be held on:

  • January 6th and 18th
  • February 3rd and 15th
  • March 3rd and 15th
  • April 7th

There will also be practical sessions with bees at the Club Apiary on Saturdays later in April or early May (weather dependent so date to be confirmed).

The cost of the course is €140, this includes all 7 training lectures, a beekeeping manual and membership of The Kingdom Beekeepers’ Association for 2021. As a member you will be invited to attend our monthly meetings throughout the year where aspects of beekeeping will be discussed at lectures and demonstrations. You will also receive the monthly beekeeping magazine ‘An Beachaire’ from the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Associations and be covered by the Beekeepers Insurance policy. Gift Vouchers are available.

For those wishing to formalise their learning there is the optional FIBKA Preliminary Examination taking pace in mid-May. There will be a revision session prior to the exam. The cost for this including exam fee will be €25. The exam is totally optional and can be discussed at a later stage.

To book a place please contact us at, message via Facebook (The Kingdom Beekeepers – Tralee) or text / call 087 357 0551.