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Our Mission Statement

To be open, fair and transparent in all our actions for our members and to promote Beekeeping for all Beekeepers.

We hope to create an environment of mutual respect and understanding, so that no beekeeper ever feels marginalised or ostracised because of the type of bee they keep.


To foster the skills of beekeeping, in an environmentally sustainable manner.

To offer affordable group insurance cover to Our Members both in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

To offer education which allows members to pursue a syllabus with internationally recognised qualifications.

To offer support and assistance in the field of relevant apiculture research.

To offer information and Public Events to increase public awareness of the importance of honey bees and pollinating insects in our environment.

To liaise with Civil and Public Bodies and other Organisations for the benefit of Members of the IBA CLG.

We support and endorse the All-Ireland Pollinator plan

The IBA clg reserves the right to reject an application for membership.