Coal Deliveries

Wednesday 12th August 2020

Murphy's is currently taking orders for coal deliveries to the island. They will come over once they have a full lorry's worth of orders, probably by the end of August. Please ring 028 2177 1268 to place your order.

Water Leaks on Rathlin

Thursday 16th July 2020

A couple of weeks ago we posted a story about NI Water requesting people on Rathlin to reduce their water usage, in light of "a significant rise in the amount of water used in the home" since lockdown, in part causing a "significant drop in water levels" across the north.

Updated Ferry Travel Arrangements

Thursday 9th July 2020

A statement from Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd. updating ferry travel arrangements:

From Thursday 9th July 2020 – All deliveries/goods will be transported on the Spirit of Rathlin departing Ballycastle at 10.00. The Ferry Office will call to notify you of your collection. Residents will collect their goods from the vessel following crew instructions. Anyone collecting goods must adhere to the face covering policy and use hand sanitiser provided. Failure to follow to crew instructions may result in RIFL refusal to carry goods.

NI Water Leakage Repairs

Friday 3rd July 2020

NI Water contractors will be on the island next Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th July to work on leakages at various locations.

New Travel Arrangements for Rathlin Island

Thursday 25th June 2020

A statement from Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd:

Rathlin Island Ferry Service – New Travel Arrangements

Water Levels and Usage

Thursday 25th June 2020

Updated Ferry Travel Arrangements

Saturday 6th June 2020

A statement from Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd:

Lucia Quinney Mee RIP

Sunday 24th May 2020


The RDCA committee, office staff and island community are deeply saddened to hear the news that Lucia Quinney Mee, beloved daughter of David and Rachel, and sister of Alice, has passed away in King's Hospital, London.

Rathlin Harbour and Covid-19

Wednesday 1st April 2020

For compliance with Government legislation to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus by stopping non-essential travel, it is considered necessary to close Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council’s harbours and marinas to all leisure operations with immediate effect.

RNLI lifeboats and the Rathlin Ferry will still operate as required.

Public Health Agency Resources

Monday 30th March 2020

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