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Music Lessons

Wednesday 30 June 2010

Many thanks to Michael and Catherine Sands who have been giving very useful music lessons since April, and to all who have been availing of them. The lessons have now stopped for the Summer season, and will resume in September when everybody has more time to devote to the lessons and practicing!


Tristan da Cunha Public Talk

Tuesday 29 June 2010

The Richard Branson Centre was full last night for a public talk by Brad Robson, Fermanagh Area Manager for the RSPB about the year he and his family spent on Tristan da Cunha, the small and extremely remote group of islands in the South Atlantic, working on conservation issues.

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.

Drama Group Play

Wednesday 23 June 2010

The Rathlin Drama Group will be presenting the one act play "Belle of Boolavogue" on Thursday 15th and Saturday 17th July, at 8.30 in the Parochial Hall as part of Festival Week.

Design Contest

Monday 21 June 2010

The design contest for a piece of public art for Rathlin harbour has been re-opened. The new deadline is Friday 23rd July 2010. Any previous applicants must reapply to be considered. Further information available here.


Music Lessons

Saturday 19 June 2010

Unfortunately, tomorrow's tin whistle lesson with Catherine Sands has been cancelled. Also, in view of the busy Summer period for everyone, it has been decided that both sets of lessons will be suspended until the Autumn.

Keep Fit Classes/Jogging Group

Tuesday 15 June 2010

Following the popular Keep Fit Classes run by Matthew Watterson, the RDCA are considering how the classes may continue and have also invited Matthew to start and facilitate a Jogging Group for the community. A date for this will be confirmed soon.


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.

Co-op AGM

Friday 11 June 2010

The 2010 AGM of the Rathlin Island Co-Op will be held in the Parochial Hall on Wednesday 23rd June at 8.00. The main business will be to elect a new management committee for the coming year. All Co-Op members welcome.


Extension of Donegal DEW Exhibition

Friday 11 June 2010

The exhibition of work by the Donegal Dew artists in the Manor House has been extended, and will now continue until Wednesday 30th June.


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