Who We Are

Hello There! I’m Terry Meakin, beekeeper and star of the one-man-show that is Wicklow Bees & Honey. I have been keeping honeybees from the ripe young age of 7, and it has become my lifelong passion. (And yes, that’s me in the photos, wasn’t I cute?) I started off with a few Dark Native bees, and…

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About Our Bees

Our Apiaries Our bees are kept in commercial hives throughout northeast Wicklow – our apiaries stretch from Delgany to Ashford to Rathdrum. Shown below are production hives in Newtownmountkennedy and mating stations in Kilcoole. Breeding Program Our breeding program has been in operation for over 10 years now and going strong. We are rigourous in…

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Our Products

In addition to producing high quality local honey year round, we also supply Irish Dark and Buckfast varieties of mated queens, overwintered nucs, and spring nucs to both commercial and hobbyist beekeepers. Honey We can’t really take the credit for this, it’s the bees who do all the hard work! We just deliver it from hive…

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Testimonials

“Based on good information on your website which shows you have a quality bee breeding program, I ordered 5 native queens &  received a very quick response to the order. I got a message as soon as the queens were ready, collection was easy to arrange & find. I introduced all 5 queens into 2 colonies…

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Education & Resources

Here at Wicklow Bees & Honey we are always doing our best to assist our fellow beekeepers. In addition to providing some online resources here on this page, we can also offer tutorials in our apiaries on request. Whether you are a beginner interested in gaining a bit of experience, or a seasoned beekeeper keen to…

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Order Now

Honey, Queens, and Nucs are all available for sale! Honey can be purchased year round from a number of local shops, please click on the link below to view the most up to date list of retailers, or here to contact us if you are interested in becoming a stockist. Queens and Nucs can be ordered…

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