Swarm of bees in Sligo Town on World Bee Day

On World Bee Day there have been reports of a swarm of bees covering a traffic light on Wine St in Sligo Town.

Videos circulating online show large numbers of bees blocking drivers’ and pedestrians’ view of the light.

It is clear that the Queen Bee disappeared from the hive, leaving the bees aimless and creating the current situation.

It is suggested that people in the area should act with caution.