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HANNA'S BEES

Bringing you the best the bees can offer. Straight from my hives to your home.

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Snap up your Irish made & eco-friendy gifts before they sell out. Simply enter GREEN FRIDAY at checkout to avail of your discount. 

(Unlimited purchases per customer. Coupon does not apply for wholesale customers.)

— Our Product Range —

All our products are carefully handmade in Cork, Ireland, using only natural, eco-friendly ingredients. We keep Native Irish honeybees in our apiaries. From our hives we get the most exquisite raw honey, as well as beeswax and propolis for our extensive range of honeybee products. Our products are free from toxins, additives, and artificial scents. They are especially designed for use in homes where there are children and pets, and for people sensitive to allergens. 

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Honeybees are amazing!

Not only do they make honey and beeswax, but they are also utterly captivating little creatures and wonderful to work with.

Read more about our bees.

My Story

I have the best job in the world! This thought runs through my head every single time I put on my bee suit, and it makes me feel incredibly lucky and happy. After nearly twenty years of designing and making wedding dresses, I took the plunge and became a full-time beekeeper. It has been a steep learning curve, not without complications and lots of hard work, but it’s a job so rewarding that I look forward to going out to work every single day.

About Our Business

Hanna’s Bees is run by Hanna Bäckmo, a Cork-based beekeeper with a relentless passion for edible gardening, nature, and sustainability.

A hive-to-home business, Hanna’s Bees has several apiaries in East and South Cork with 50 honeybee colonies producing honey, beeswax and propolis for our unique range of products.

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Benefits of Beeswax Candles

One of the many benefits of burning beeswax candles is its ability to calm us and soothe our mood. The light that a burning beeswax candle emits is very similar to natural sunlight. This has an uplifting and calming effect on our mood. Many also find it helps with concentration, energy and spiritualism.

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Queen Supersedure in Honeybee colonies

Honeybee queen supersedure is a recurring and inexhaustible topic for discussion among beekeepers. It is something we will all experience at some point in our beekeeping adventures. At the same time, supersedure is something that we seem to know remarkable little about. In this article I will try to shed some light on queen supersedure and what causes it.

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