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RDCA Constitution Meeting

Monday 18 October 2010

Thanks to all who came to the Parochial Hall on Thursday night and voted unanimously in favour of the new constitution for the RDCA.

Polling Station Petition

Thursday 14 October 2010

In response to the proposed removal of Rathlin's Polling Station, the RDCA has drawn up a petition in protest. The petition, which has already been signed by over twenty island residents, is available in the Shop, and will be at this evening's Constitution meeting in the Parochial Hall. Please sign the petition to help save our Polling Station!


Emma's Chip Ahoy

Monday 11 October 2010

Congratulations to Emma McFaul who received planning permission to convert the basement of the family home into the new Chip Ahoy. The work will begin soon, and hopefully will be open in time for the new tourist season. So yesterday was the last day of opening for the old van pictured above. Good luck with the new premises!


Rural Development Programme Information

Friday 8 October 2010

Andrew McAllister of the North East Region of the Rural Development Programme came to the island yesterday to provide information for potential applicants. The information session was well attended and very useful, and information packs are available in the Resource Centre for anyone else who is interested. Many thanks to Andrew for coming over.


RDCA Revised Constitution Meeting

Friday 8 October 2010

The public meeting to adopt the revised constitution of the RDCA will be held next Thursday 14th October in the Parochial Hall at 7.30. All members of the RDCA are welcome.


Public Art Meeting

Wednesday 6 October 2010

There was a very well attended meeting at short notice this morning about the proposed public art project, with 23 island residents coming to the Richard Branson Centre.

2010 Amateur Photographic Competition

Tuesday 5 October 2010

The deadline for the RDCA's 2010 Amateur Photographic Competition passed last week.

Public Art Consultation Postponement

This evening's Moyle District Council meeting about the proposed public art for the Church Bay area has been postponed due to bad weather. It is planned to hold the consultation from 10.00 to 3.00 tomorrow in the Richard Branson Centre. The artist will be available to talk to island residents about the proposed work.


Lesser Spotted Ulster, Part 2

Monday 4 October 2010,/i>

Congratulations to everyone involved in the making of the second 'Lesser Spotted Ulster' programme featuring Rathlin.

New HMS Drake Book

Tuesday 28 September 2010

Ian Wilson, author of Shipwrecks of the Ulster Coast and Donegal
Shipwrecks
is in the final stages of writing his new book about HMS
Drake.

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