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Abbeyleix Beginners Apiary Day

A big thankyou to Shane and the team for inviting me down to the Abbeyleix Beginners Apiary day. It was great to meet with the beginners and I wish you all everyRead More…

NKBKA Milltown Apiary Open Day

A big thankyou to NKBKA for having me down to the Milltown Apiary last Saturday. It was great to meet the beginners, I have no doubt you will all be very successfulRead More…

Hive Alive

Mill Lane Beekeeping are very proud to now offer HiveAlive Fondant to our customers, supporting local Irish business. For more details on the benefits of Hive Alive, please follow this link https://www.hivealivebees.com/learn-more/benefits-of-hivealive

Update

Firstly, I would like to wish the Marys many happy years of retirement and to thank them for their support during the transfer of the business. Mary could not have been moreRead More…

Change of Ownership Mill Lane Beekeeping

Mary McNutt and Mary Hyland are now signing off from the website and handing over and wishing the best to the new owner of Mill Lane Beekeeping: Billy Nolan Billy has preparedRead More…

Watch This Space

We’re in the final stages of selling Mill Lane Beekeeping to a younger and more vigorous person! We hope to make an announcement here very soon about the new owner. So……..watch thisRead More…

Apologies for loss of website

Sorry folks. We ran into several tech problems, one after the other, and so we were off air for a while recently. As an update on the status of Mill Lane Beekeeping,Read More…

Mill Lane Beekeeping Sale

Mill Lane Beekeeping has been a good business for us over the past 12 years, during which time we have met and got to know some delightful people. The time has come,Read More…

Open Hours for Autumn

With immediate effect, we are working Wednesday to Saturday. Please phone in advance to pre-order and arrange a time for collection of your order.

Apologies

You may have experienced difficulty getting on to this website over the past 2 or 3 days. Sorry! It was too busy and we overlooked the need to renew the security certificateRead More…

Is summer coming in 2022?

It’s been a disappointing summer so far for weather, but lots of people telling us they are experiencing swarming….big time! Hopefully the bees know more than we do about the weather onRead More…

Mill Lane Winter Sale 21-26 February

For our regulars, this is well known as the time to avail of bargains at Mill Lane Beekeeping. For newbies, we’ll have a few great offers for one week only. Sale pricesRead More…

Native Irish HoneyBee Queen Rearing

Thanks to NIHBS (Native Irish HoneyBee Society) for entrusting Mill Lane Beekeeping with the task of supplying the 2022 Queen Rearing Programme Groups with Queen Rearing Kits. We have supplemented this byRead More…

A Nice Christmas present

Available directly from NIHBS.org

Fruit Tree Planting in Mill Lane

Thanks to Drumshanbo Tidy Towns, DCs for Bees/Orchards in the Community for inviting Mill Lane Beekeeping to participate in this Pollinator Programme. On Friday we planted 3 Apple Trees, 1 Pear TreeRead More…

RECENTLY LAUNCHED

2022 SCHEME OF INVESTMENT AID FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMERCIAL HORTICULTURE SECTOR This Scheme is intended to assist in the development of the commercial horticulture sector, including beekeeping, by grant aidingRead More…

August 2021

The Honey season is upon us.  The extractor/uncapping tray/fork/knife/ strainers for rental is now available.  Book early if you are going to need it.  It’s only 35.00 Euros for a 24-hour periodRead More…

How our site works

Just in case you are unsure how to proceed with ordering beekeeping supplies and equipment from Mill Lane Beekeeping…. When you have selected everything you want and added to your shopping cart.Read More…

Queen Rearing Programmes Native Irish Honey Bees

In keeping with the NIHBS efforts to encourage the rearing of Black queens, we are offering a range of queen rearing equipment at excellent prices for a limited time. Nicot System Cupularve/CupkitRead More…

Sale Ends Tonight

Just to give you the heads up….We’ll be taking down the sale prices after close of business (5p.m.) this evening. We hope you’ve had fun picking from the bargains. Feel free toRead More…

Website Maintenance and Update for Sale

Dear Customers, The Website will be updated with the Winter Sale Prices over the course of today and this evening. We’d be grateful if you could hold off placing orders until tomorrowRead More…

Dates for Winter Sale: 19th to 27th Feb 2021

Even if Covid is still reeking havoc on our nation…we will aim to proceed with our Winter Sale: Monday to Saturday daylight hours. By appointment please so we can keep traffic lightRead More…

Farewell 2020!

And Welcome 2021. Please be kinder! Last day of 2020 and it is cold here…Snow on the ground. How is it with you? Please remember your bees. Check that they are notRead More…

Syrup, Fondant, Apiguard

New Stocks in today! This is the time! Members of Digges, please talk to Donal Quinn.

Having a breather?

With the glorious spring weather we had, we haven’t had a second to come on here and let you know what’s happening. Well…..Covid 19 of course had an impact on all ofRead More…

Plenty In Stock

Thanks to all our customers and friends who continue to contact us for their beekeeping supplies and equipment. I never thought I’d say this, but thank goodness Brexit prompted us to buyRead More…

Mill Lane Continues ‘at a distance!’

Just a quick update. As we supply beekeepers, and bees come under Dept of Agriculture, and we work from home, we will continue to supply our customers, by courier delivery only forRead More…

Saturday 28th March 2020: Covid 19 Update

Good Morning to all our valued customers. Mill Lane Beekeeping has been keeping up with orders to date, but obviously in light of the new government guidelines/restrictions on travel and human contact,Read More…

Sale is over: But still great value!

What more can I say!

Notice of dates for our Winter Sale: 17-29 Feb 2020

Dates for you diary when you want to load up with beekeeping supplies for 2020… Sale Starts 17 February and ends Saturday 29th 2020. As always, please phone in advance to makeRead More…

Honey Season is upon us!

Well that summer flew in! The Honey season is upon us already.  We’re finding that the extractor/uncapping tray for rental is already in demand.  Book early if you are going to needRead More…

Busiest year

Thanks to all our customers for making 2019 so far the best and busiest year for Mill Lane Beekeeping! Because it’s been hectic here, it’s a struggle to stay on top ofRead More…

Happy May Bank Holiday

We’ve been blessed with a lovely bank holiday weekend. Lots of sunshine and buzzing busy bees. A wee bit cool still though.  Here’s hoping for warmer weather, with continued sunshine! A bigRead More…

Thanks BKAs for inviting us to Pop-Up Shop at your meeting.

We would like to acknowledge and thank Longford Beekeepers Ballina Beekeepers, and Cavan Beekeepers for having Mill Lane Pop-Up at recent meetings. We would like to assure all your members that weRead More…

Sale now over

Hi everyone and many thanks for all the wonderful purchasing you did from Mill Lane during our Winter Sale (finished Saturday). Your continuing support is appreciated. We’ll be taking down the saleRead More…

Sale Starts Monday 11th

The website has been updated with sale prices. Not everything in the catalogue is in the sale, but the most popular items are. It’s worth noting that purchases of over 500.00 EurosRead More…

Sales Prices

We’re in the middle of putting up all the wonderful prices/discounts. We’ll give you the thumbs up when we’re finished.  

One Week to Go!

Thankfully the snow is gone at last.  We’re hoping it will stay away for the next few weeks to allow you all to travel to Mill Lane and sample the delights ofRead More…

Overwintering Bees

There’s heavy snow on the ground here at present. How is it with you?  Have you checked that your bees have enough stores to get them through? Wait till it thaws andRead More…