Bí URBAN opens in the heart of Stoneybatter

desireland has a new home in the heart of Stoneybatter, the hippest up and coming neighbourhood in Dublin. We are now making & selling Bí THERAPY, our natural skincare range containing health inducing honeybee ingredients, in our own studio to support our indoor/outdoor educational activities.
'Connecting nature, people and place to source simple solutions to complex problems'
Equality for All Pollinators 3 Manor Street Stoneybatter D07 X054
Avoid the madness...
This December we are the best source in Dublin for LOCAL HONEY and one of a kind RARE GIFTSCome experience the calming atmosphere of our new space in your own HOOD while selecting gifts from our eclectic collection. Proceeds will be used to fund our 2017 programme.
OPEN Tues - Sun 12-6pm
LATE night on Saturday December 17th to coincide with MADE IN STONEYBATTER - closing 8pm 
Design: Bí URBAN Art Director: Stephen Averill
Photograph: Tony St Ledger

5 Comments on “Bí URBAN opens in the heart of Stoneybatter

  1. Congratulations on the great piece in today’s Irish Times. At the Native Irish Honey Bee Society (NIHBS), we aim to conserve the native Irish bee, Apis mellifera mellifera. The native bee has adapted to the Irish climate over thousands of years, it gives a good crop of honey even in mediocre summers, flies out on cold, damp days, forages longer in the season on heather and ivy flowers, and is slower than exotic strains of bee to gobble its honey stores in bad weather. It can also be very gentle, allowing manipulation without protective clothing, indeed a very honey of a bee.
    NIHBS has funded research with NUIG and LIT and preliminary results will be made available at NIHBS annual conference in Athlone Springs Hotel on Fri/Sat 10/11 Feb, 2017. Further details available on our website: http://nihbs.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/honeybee-AD.pdf

    • Greetings Native Irish Honey Bee Society and thank you for your message! We at Bí are committed to our native honeybee, the Apis Mellifera Mellifera, a courageous little bee with rare talents, including the ability to forage in the rain! Our educational Apiary in Broadstone Park is devoted exclusively to the native Irish ‘Black’ Bee. Last year we rehoused a swarm from a colony of wild apis mellifera mellifera who are particularly robust. We hope to produce new queens from this colony to strengthen our gene pool. Please let us know if we can assist in your research which we will follow with interest!

  2. Delighted to hear about your community based projects. Please keep me informed about ant upcoming workshops

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