Donations in Memory of Sonia Soo Hoo

Thursday 15th October 2020

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Ciara Black; Michael Cecil, Chair of the RDCA; Michael Black; and Marina McMullan, Secretary of the RDCA, pictured on Rathlin in August of this year.

Masses This Sunday and Monday

Thursday 15th October 2020

Mass will be held this Sunday 18th and Monday 19th October at 12.00 noon. The mass that is being held this Saturday 17th is for a First Holy Communion, and due to Covid restrictions, is for the family only.

Zeak Gage Funeral Service Recording

Wednesday 30th September 2020

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The Gage family has asked us to let the Rathlin community know that a recorded stream of Zeak's funeral service from 11th September is available to view online. The stream is available at:, the username is: Yiba2961, and the password is: 395026. The recording will be available to view until the end of Thursday 8th October 2020.


Podiatrist Visit

Monday 28th September 2020

The next podiatrist visit is planned for early December (weather permitting). By appointment only, with 14 clients maximum per visit. Ring the Rathlin nurse to make your appointment. Appointments can also be made for Ballycastle by phoning Central Booking on 028 7034 4831, and ask for Ballycastle. Your understandning is much appreciated.

Rathlin Item on ITV

Thursday 24th September 2020

A longer version of the Rathlin item that was broadcast recently on UTV Live will be shown this Sunday 27th September on ITV 1's All Around Britain [sic!] at 11.20am.

Septic Tank Desludging

Monday 21st September 2020

Northern Ireland Water currently have only two requests from the island for septic tank desludging, and they need to have more before they will send the lorry over. Any householder who wishes to have their tank done, please ring them on 03457 440088 to log your request.

Prescription Collection

Wednesday 26th August 2020

The nurses have let us know that prescriptions can now be collected from the office between 12.00 noon and 1.00pm. Any island residents that are shielding can still have their medications delivered.

Boiler Servicing

Wednesday 26th August 2020

Oil boiler services will be available from Thursday 3rd September to Saturday 5th September. Please contact Chip on 07764584456 to book a service.

Domestic Bulk Collection Service

Monday 24th August 2020

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The Council will be on the Island to collect domestic bulk items ONLY on Thursday 3rd September 2020 (weather permitting). £5.00 per item. Call 028 207 62225 to book your collection. *Please note all payments must be made in advance of collection*

Statement from RIFL regarding Refund Policy

Thursday 20th August 2020

Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd has issued the following statement regarding Refund Policy:


Considering our current operating restrictions in place due to COVID-19, and because of increasing number of ‘no shows/late cancellations’ RIFL have taken the difficult decision to introduce a new temporary REFUND POLICY. Please read the entire contents of this update as it is the customers responsibility to ensure they are familiar with our conditions of travel.


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