Volunteer Beach Clean

Tuesday 3 April 2012

There was an excellent turnout both from the island community and from the mainland for a big beach clean on Saturday 31 March.

Rathlin First Responders Recruiting

Monday 10 October 2011

The First Responders team on the island are recruiting again. Supported by the HSC and Dalriada Urgent Care, the team of local volunteers are highly trained in CPR and in particular in the use of defibrillators. If anyone is interested in getting involved, and receiving the free training, please contact the Resource Centre.

Community volunteer beach cleans

Monday 19 September 2011

There was a highly successful pair of volunteer beach cleans on the island last Friday and Saturday.

Volunteer Beach Clean

Wednesday 2 March 2011

Students and staff from St Bonaventure University, New York State visited the island yesterday, and worked hard clearing rubbish from Mill Bay up towards Church Bay.

'First Responder' Training

Monday 5 July 2010

Dalriada Urgent Care facilitators gave the first day of training to volunteer 'First Responders' from Rathlin last week. Nine people received initial training in emergency CPR and the use of defibrillators, with two more to be trained on a second date.

Volunteer Visitors

Friday 25 June 2010

A group of five students and two faculty members from West Virginia University visited the Island on Tuesday, along with two Corrymeela volunteers, to work on a beach clean by the harbour, as well as weeding around the Boathouse Visitor Centre, some of the roadside and a number of gardens.

Volunteer Visit

Tuesday 15 June 2010

A group of students from Susquehanna University, Pennsylvania visited the island today as part of their volunteering programme with Corrymeela.

St Bonaventure University Beach Clean

Tuesday 2 March 2010

Students and staff of New York State's St. Bonaventure University have been visiting the island today and have been working hard on a beach clean from Mill Bay up to Church Bay, with help from a number of island residents and volunteers from Corrymeela. Pictured above are the group with Frances Gage and David Quinney Mee. Many thanks to everyone who gave their time and energy.

Coastguard Long Service Medal Presentation

Friday 25 September 2009

Many congratulations to David Hannaway and Seamus McMullan who received 20 year long service medals from Coastguard Sector Manager Gordon Munro in McCuaig's Bar on Thursday 24 September.

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