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#Bees

# bees - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Warm weather and busy keepers meant a good summer for Irish bees

The number of beekeepers has increased significantly in recent years.

# bees - Friday 7 September, 2018

Bee venom may be effective in treating common skin condition eczema, study finds

Eczema is a chronic condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked.

# bees - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Ireland has its first 'bee-friendly' roundabout

More than half of the country’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.

# bees - Monday 6 August, 2018

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees

More than half of Ireland’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.

# bees - Saturday 16 June, 2018

What should you do if you find a swarm of bees in your home?

May to July is a hotspot for bee activity – here’s what to do if a swarm of bees are in your home.

# bees - Friday 25 May, 2018

'Virtual safe space' aims to help identify threats facing bumblebees

The free tool provides a computer simulation of how colonies will develop.

# bees - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

The Irish honeybee was thought to be extinct. But a scientist found them in 300 hives

The native bee once dominated all of northern Europe and researchers hope it can make a comeback.

# bees - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Can you spot a bumble bee? One of the lessons learnt at Ireland's beekeeper school

Learning how to rear a queen bee and honey samples – here’s a quick flavour of beekeeping school.

# bees - Friday 16 June, 2017

A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has received a few sightings of huge swarms of bees this week.

# bees - Saturday 9 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge People have set up a tiny memorial for an exterminated beehive Honey Honey

# bees - Thursday 7 January, 2016

# bees - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them

Many of the crops grown here depend on bees to pollinate them.

# bees - Monday 14 September, 2015

18 hospitalised after a truck carrying thousands of bees crashes on motorway

Two of those injured included two Finnish tourists.

# bees - Monday 13 July, 2015

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

# bees - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

A swarm of bees terrified pedestrians on a footpath in Dublin city centre today

Gardaí kept an eye on the situation until the beekeeper came in to save the day.

From The Daily Edge A pregnant woman got lost in a forest, gave birth, then fought off placenta-hungry bees Out Of The Woods

# bees - Saturday 18 April, 2015

'Everyone's been stung' ... Millions of bees escape after Seattle tractor-trailer crash

“I think everybody there got stung,” a local police officer said.

# bees - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Weather reporter terrified by 'giant bee' live on air Bee-t It

# bees - Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling Oh Honey

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling

They’d managed to build 17 honeycombs.

# bees - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Everyone on Twitter is making the same dad joke right now Dad Lols

Everyone on Twitter is making the same dad joke right now

Dad… is that you?

# bees - Friday 16 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge High-street shoppers attacked by massive swarm of bees in London Hive Of Activity

High-street shoppers attacked by massive swarm of bees in London

They just needed a place to bee for a while.

# bees - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Animals learn the hard way not to mess with bees Buzz Kill

Animals learn the hard way not to mess with bees

The price they pay? Their good looks.

# bees - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch this Dad's hilarious response to his son being attacked by bees Buzzin With You

Watch this Dad's hilarious response to his son being attacked by bees

Well at least he’s being honest.

# bees - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about a stabbing in Limerick, Remembrance Day and devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan.

# bees - Sunday 18 August, 2013

These are some of the silliest Guinness World Records World Record This post contains images

These are some of the silliest Guinness World Records

Chainsaws, spoons and onions – the world has gone mad.

# bees - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

‘Positive results’ in bee sting therapy for cancer patients

More than 27,000 people in China have undergone the painful technique.

# bees - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Honeybees trained to find land mines in Croatia

In the last two decades, land mines have taken the lives of 316 people, including 66 de-miners.

# bees - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides

A ban on three pesticides, which some argue are threatening bees, will come into effect from December following a European Commission vote yesterday.

# bees - Saturday 20 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added iPhone dominoes

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Beekeepers "appalled" Govt against pesticide restriction proposal

Nine countries, including Ireland, have opposed a plan to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids linked to dwindling bee populations in Europe.

# bees - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From The42 Brazilian football game delayed after a swarm of bees invaded goal Bad Buzz This post contains videos

Brazilian football game delayed after a swarm of bees invaded goal

They tried to set them on fire.

# bees - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge UK has a 'plan bee' to re-introduce extinct species I'll Bee Back

UK has a 'plan bee' to re-introduce extinct species

Bees from Sweden to be released into British countryside as Irish centre warns that some Irish bee species under threat…

# bees - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Truck driver and wife swarmed by 25 million escaped bees after crash Buzz Kill

Truck driver and wife swarmed by 25 million escaped bees after crash

Swarmed by bees on a Utah highway, Louis Holst said he ripped off his shirt and began swatting the air. His wife ran.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# bees - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

From The42 70,000 angry bees call a halt to college golf tournament Bzzzzz

70,000 angry bees call a halt to college golf tournament

A Texan collegiate golf tournament was called off yesterday after a swarm of bees laid siege to the closing hole.

# bees - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# bees - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home

The first ever inventory of the country’s biodiversity shows that tens of thousands of different species exist in the country today – but not all of their futures are certain.