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20 YEARS OF IRISH BEEKEEPING EXPERIENCE
situated in the FIVE GLENS of County LEITRIM, Rep. of IRELAND
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R.O.B. MANLEY

First Edition 1946

Honey Farming

“It is a fact that virtually all those who become interested in beekeeping in this country are initiated into the mysteries of the craft of beekeeping via the teachings of amateurs, who are, in fact, nothing more than enthusiasts who keep bees purely as a hobby...”

“You will find that the beekeepers of this country are divided into camps - factions. It is something like religious fanaticism. There are the orthodox and the rest. That is to say, each party considers itself right and all the rest wrong, for all religions are orthodox from the view-point of their votaries. Each ‘sect’ has its own hierarchy, and clings to the tenets of its particular creed without much regard to reason, but with great persistence and faithfulness...”

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