Bumblebees and snowdrops

 

Sir, – Regarding the bumblebee observed by Nollaig Mac Coistealbha on New Year’s Day, he (the bumblebee!) had a close relative who made an appearance in Ballsbridge on New Year’s Eve.

Is this a new record? – Yours, etc,

PADRAIG O’ROURKE,

Merrion Road,

Dublin 4.