There are two big benefits that came with the two beehives sitting in the middle of the meadow. The first is all the work my bees did earlier in the year; pollinating the many fruit trees in the 3 acres.
For the first time since we planted them, every single one has borne fruit. More [...]
About 10 years ago, I did something I never thought I would and returned home to live in my native county Kilkenny. Myself and my family set up home just one mile outside a beautiful little village called Johnswell. And we’ve never looked back.
For a living – I work as a freelance broadcast and print journalist. I’m a presenter on Ear to the Ground, RTE Television’s farming and rural affairs programme, write a weekly column for the Kilkenny People newspaper and recently co-devised a new Irish reality TV programme – ICA Bootcamp.
And for fun - I keep bees, grow all my own fruit and vegetables and putter around my polytunnel.
Kilkenny, June 2011
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