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RDCA & Rathlin Island Policy

Wednesday 3 February 2010

On Wednesday, 27th January, members of the RDCA Committee met with a team from the Department for Regional Development to continue work on the Rathlin Island Policy.

RDCA Trip to Gigha

Wednesday 3 February 2010

Michael Cecil and Margaret McQuilkin of the RDCA Committee, accompanied by Community Development Worker David Quinney Mee and social enterprise advisor Nigel Flynn travelled to the island of Gigha in Argyll yesterday to examine how the island runs its social enterprise renewable energy scheme.

Rev. Fr Gerard McAteer: 2nd June 1918-16th January 2010

Wednesday 3 February 2010

It was with great sadness that the residents of Rathlin learned of the death of Fr Mc Ateer last month.

Northern Ireland Tourism Awards 2010

Thursday 28 January 2010

The Northern Ireland Tourist Board has announced the 2010 Tourism Awards, with a closing date for entries of 4 March 2010. The Awards are designed to 'reinforce Northern Ireland's brand and stimulate innovation, competitivenss and shared best practice.


Residents' Ferry Passes

Thursday 28 January 2010

The Department for Regional Development has announced that they will be issuing application forms for a new 'credit card size' 5 year pass.

Harbour Bye-Laws

Monday 25 January 2010

Members of the RDCA Committee met at the end of November with Richard Lewis (Chief Executive of Moyle District Council) Aidan McPeake (Head of Technical Services, MDC) and Mike Thompson (Department of Regional Development) regarding the proposed bye-laws for Rathlin Harbour.

Habitat for Humanity Meeting

Thursday 21 January 2010

The public meeting with Jude McCann and David Blake of Habitat for Humanity will be held in the Richard Branson Centre on Saturday 6th February at 2.00. For further information see the RDCA mailshot that went out this week to island residents.


'Hidden Heritage' Programme on UTV

Thursday 21 January 2010

The new series of 'Hidden Heritage', which starts on UTV on Monday 1st February will feature Rathlin Island in one of the programmes.


New Year's Day Charity Swim

Tuesday 19 January 2010

Congratulations to Julie-Ann McMullan and all the swimmers, and many thanks to all those who gave so generously to the charity collection for the New Year's Day sea swim, which raised £297.12 for the Children's Hospice.


Pub Quiz

Monday 4 January 2010

Congatulations to the winners of the Pub Quiz held in the bar on Tuesday 29 December.

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