April 05, 2023
My name is Abdul and I am from Carndonagh. My store is Donagh Bees. I have lived here now for five years. My story began in Syria my country of birth. I left Syria due to the war, with my then pregnant wife. We travelled overland to Turkey then Greece then to Ireland. This is now my home. We are a family of five, three children myself and my wife. My family were beekeepers and my father still keeps bees in Hama in Syria. So I decided that this is my future that bees will help me on my journey to support my family and I will help them to support our environment. I now have 45 beehives and many different types of hives. I hope to help to bring about a change in how we look at the wonderful bee because without it mankind would not survive. Like man, the bee likes a warm dry place to live, and I will do my best to help provide this. So, I have begun the journey to build homes for bees. I am very aware that over the last few decades there has been a huge decline in the insect population mainly due to mankind not respecting mother nature and using chemicals to destroy the food these insects need for their survival. We don’t even produce the food we eat locally anymore; this is transported overland for thousands of kilometers adding to the destruction of our environment. It is now time we did our own little bit to stop climate change and protect this land for the benefit of future generations. But I cannot do this without your help. I need you to help us protect our countryside and let plants grow so the bees and insects have food. Do not use insecticides and herbicides such a roundup etc; buy locally grown food and if at all possible, grow your own. Let’s have lots of conversations about how my bees can help you and our family live in a landscape full of the colour of flowers and herbs. Lets stop shipping now from the other side of the world and eat that which the bees give us here. Let's start this journey together.
My future plans are to continue expanding my beekeeping business and promoting the importance of bees and their role in our ecosystem. I hope to provide more people with access to locally sourced, high-quality honey products while also creating a positive impact on the environment. I also plan to focus on sustainability and work towards reducing the use of harmful chemicals in farming and food production. By raising awareness about the importance of bees, I hope to inspire more people to take action and protect our natural resources for future generations. In addition, I aim to offer educational programs and workshops to help people learn about beekeeping and the benefits of locally sourced products. My hope is that by sharing my knowledge and passion for beekeeping, I can encourage more people to take an interest in this important and fascinating industry. I believe that with hard work and dedication, I can achieve these goals and make a positive impact on both my community and the environment. Thank you for your support in this .
I highly recommend Shop In Ireland for anyone looking to support local businesses and find high-quality, locally sourced products. As a proud member of the Shop In Ireland community, I have found that this platform provides a great way for people to discover and connect with a diverse range of businesses across the country. Not only does Shop In Ireland support small and independent businesses, but it also helps to promote sustainable and eco-friendly practices. By choosing to shop locally, we can reduce our carbon footprint and support the growth of local economies. As a beekeeper and local honey producer, I am especially grateful for the support I have received from the Shop In Ireland community. By connecting with customers through this platform, I have been able to share my passion for beekeeping and locally sourced products with more people than ever before. Overall, I believe that Shop In Ireland is a great way to support the local community, find unique products, and make a positive impact on the environment. If you are looking for a way to shop more sustainably and support small businesses in Ireland, I highly recommend giving Shop In Ireland a try.
I am so grateful for the positive impact that Shop In Ireland has had on my life. As a small business owner and beekeeper, I have always been passionate about promoting sustainable and locally sourced products, and Shop In Ireland has given me the opportunity to share that passion with a wider community.
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