Nursing Cover Statement

Tuesday 12 March

The RDCA has received the following statement from the Northern Health and Social Care Trust:

"Rathlin Island Nursing Service

Statement (Tuesday, 12th March 2019)

Unfortunately disrupted sailings to Rathlin over the next few days as a result of Storm Gareth have impacted temporarily on the Trust’s ability to provide the normal Rathlin Island Nursing Service.

Cold Water Islands Project

Thursday 7 March 2019

Rathlin has joined with nine other islands to form part of the Cold Water Islands Project, run by leading marine conservation organisations Surfers Against Sewage and Parley For The Oceans.


Rathlin Celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight 2019

Thursday 28 February 2019

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Free Beach Clean Cuppa!

Wednesday 27 February 2019

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The Rathlin Co-op Shop has just started a new initiative to help keep Rathlin's beaches clean: "From now until the end of the summer we are inviting people to pop into the shop to collect a bucket, collect some rubbish from the beach & then collect your free hot drink." Grab a bucket, get filling and enjoy your cuppa at the shop!

New Release from Wendy Jack Music

Thursday 21 February 2019

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Rathlin resident Wendy Jack has a new digital release of her music. "Sunsets", an eight track release showcasing her Irish-Acoustic-Folk-Pop style is available now on the usual platforms including Bandcamp and i-tunes.

Domestic Bulk Collection Service

Wednesday 20 February 2019

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Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council will be on the island to collect domestic only bulk items on Thursday 7th March. Please call 028 2076 2225 to book your collection.

"An Sgoth" DVD

Monday 18 February 2019

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As many of you know, we have a limited supply of DVDs of the "An Sgoth. From Tree to Sea" documentary that was shown on the island during the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival a couple of years ago. They are available for a suggested donation of £10 from the Resource Centre. A clip of the film is available here. Buy now to avoid disappointment!

Traditional Yawl & Drontheim Society 2019 Programme

Monday 18 February 2019

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The Traditional Yawl & Drontheim Society has published its 2019 Programme, which includes the second weekend of the Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival on Rathlin, and a number of other events on the mainland that might be of interest to those on the island.

TV Aerial Repairs

Wednesday 9 January 2019

Michael Quinn, TV aerial and satellite specialist is visiting Rathlin this Sunday 13 January, weather permitting. If anyone else on the island needs him for any work, and would like to split the travel costs, please contact Margaret.

A Message of Thanks from Margaret, John and Jennifer

Monday 7 January 2019

Following the very sad passing of Sadie McFaul, her family have put forward the following message.

Sadie McFaul (nee McQuilkin) RIP

Margaret, John and Jennifer wish to express their sincere gratitude to all who sympathised with them and provided support at the time of Sadie’s death. Heartfelt thanks to our friends and fellow islanders who came together to help, to those who travelled to attend the wake and funeral, sent Mass cards, sympathy cards, letters and telephoned.

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