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. 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 our assessment and selection of healthy and productive bees. Our aim…

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Our Products

In addition to producing high quality local honey year round, we also supply mated queens and nucs to both commercial and hobbyist beekeepers. Both Dark Native and Buckfast bees are available from mid-June each year. Honey Our honey is available for sale in local shops. An up to date list of retailers can be found here. Queens…

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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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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. Queens and Nucs can be ordered in advance (online only). Overwintered nucs will be available from early May.…

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