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An Post Honeybees

Keeping bees reconnects us with nature - the seasons, the weather the flowers the trees - which all bees are so dependent on.
At An Post, we have two colonies of the dark honey bee on the roof of the GPO. 

So why are bees so important?

Honeybees are pollinators. Beehives located in cities produce healthier and more productive bees as urban bees have access to greater biodiversity. Although the honeybees are not an endangered species, certain species of bumblebees and solitary bees are at risk.

Bees in Numbers

Bees are the world's largest pollinators, pollinating 80% of crops. Find out more facts about these BEE-utiful creatures.

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A Story of Bees

Paula Butler, CAO & GPO Bee Keeper explains why bees are so important.

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Our Bee Story

An Interview with An Post Beekeeper, Paula Butler

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