anybody from Northern Ireland..Co Down area?

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biglongdarren 

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is there anyone on here from my area..would be great to get some local knowledge..............Northern Ireland, Co Down...thanks
 

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Not a million miles from you - just outside Tandragee in Co. Armagh.

The man to speak with in your name of the woods would be a chap called Joe Thompson - only spoke with him once but people I respect speak very highly of him.
 

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i know joe very well and he has been helpin me out a lot, and comes up to my hives when am not sure of things...he's a real gent and a genius as far as i am concerned with bee's......have you been keepin bee's long yourself?
 

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Got my first colony at the start of July, second came along at the end of August. Since May i've been working with two other beekeepers and a mate who got a Nuc in May. I've had a bit of an interest in Beekeeping for as long as I can remember, reading bits and pieces and chatting with folk I worked with who kept bees etc. but it was only when my mate got his bees and I had a chat with his mentor - a chap named Tom Canning who knows Joe well - that the subject of me keeping bees came up. After the first time I talked to Tom he announced "I think you'll be keeping bees" and that was it!!
 

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If Joe Thompson is helping you need no further advice......


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