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#Bees

From TheJournal.ie Leinster House lawn to get Irish wildflowers and bee boxes New Pollinator Plan

Leinster House lawn to get Irish wildflowers and bee boxes

City and county councils have been doing other work to help save the bees, including ‘rewilding’ parts of parks and lawns.

From TheJournal.ie 'The street was full of bees': Swarm causes 'panic' in Limerick city Buzz About The City

'The street was full of bees': Swarm causes 'panic' in Limerick city

“Some people were running away and others were standing across the street looking on,” a café owner said.

From TheJournal.ie Grass swirls and wildflowers: What city councils are doing to help save the bees Biodiversity Buzz

Grass swirls and wildflowers: What city councils are doing to help save the bees

Pesticides are still in use, but being cut down on by councils in an effort to promote biodiversity.

From TheJournal.ie Pesticides on farms are wiping out entire hives and tens of thousands of bees in one spray Buzzing

Pesticides on farms are wiping out entire hives and tens of thousands of bees in one spray

Bees were out foraging and when the spray hit them they couldn’t make it back to the hive and they died.’

From TheJournal.ie A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does Study

A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does

Previous studies have shown other animals have similar cognitive functions to humans.

From TheJournal.ie Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds Buzz Buzz

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

From TheJournal.ie Warm weather and busy keepers meant a good summer for Irish bees Buzz

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

The number of beekeepers has increased significantly in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Bee venom may be effective in treating common skin condition eczema, study finds Bzzzzz

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has its first 'bee-friendly' roundabout Buzzing

Ireland has its first 'bee-friendly' roundabout

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees Food Security

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.

From TheJournal.ie What should you do if you find a swarm of bees in your home? Beekeepers

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Virtual safe space' aims to help identify threats facing bumblebees Bumble-BEEHAVE

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Irish honeybee was thought to be extinct. But a scientist found them in 300 hives Un-BEE-lievable

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.

From TheJournal.ie Can you spot a bumble bee? One of the lessons learnt at Ireland's beekeeper school Gormanstown

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.

From TheJournal.ie A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today Normal Beehaviour

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two second year students from Limerick have invented air-conditioning for bees Bee Cool
From TheJournal.ie Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them Buzz Words

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.

From TheJournal.ie 18 hospitalised after a truck carrying thousands of bees crashes on motorway Sting In The Tale

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

Two of those injured included two Finnish tourists.

From TheJournal.ie Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems Bad Buzz

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

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

From TheJournal.ie A pregnant woman got lost in a forest, gave birth, then fought off placenta-hungry bees Walk In The Park
From TheJournal.ie A swarm of bees terrified pedestrians on a footpath in Dublin city centre today Buzzz

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 TheJournal.ie 'Everyone's been stung' ... Millions of bees escape after Seattle tractor-trailer crash Not The Bees

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

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

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling

They’d managed to build 17 honeycombs.

Everyone on Twitter is making the same dad joke right now

Dad… is that you?

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

They just needed a place to bee for a while.

Animals learn the hard way not to mess with bees

The price they pay? Their good looks.

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

Well at least he’s being honest.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Positive results’ in bee sting therapy for cancer patients Buzzzzzzz

‘Positive results’ in bee sting therapy for cancer patients

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

From TheJournal.ie Honeybees trained to find land mines in Croatia Buzzzzzzz

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides Bees

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added iPhone dominoes Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added iPhone dominoes

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

From TheJournal.ie Beekeepers "appalled" Govt against pesticide restriction proposal Bees

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.

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.

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…

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.

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