Buoy found in Rathlin Sound

Tuesday 17 August 2010

There was a remarkable find in Rathlin Sound on Sunday last when the crew of the Rathlin Express came across a barnacle-encrusted buoy. The crew of Douglas Cecil, Richard and Marianne Green were surprised to find that the buoy's registration number was not local, but were even more surprised when Douglas went online to find out more.

DPP Neighbourhood Meeting

17 August 2010

There will be a meeting of the Moyle District Policing Partnership in the Richard Branson Centre next Thursday 26th August at 10.00.

Postponement of Model Yacht Race

Monday 16 August 2010

The Guesthouse Shield model yacht race has been postponed to Friday 20th August at 7.00 due to lack of wind yesterday evening.

Writer's Festival

Wednesday 11 August 2010

This year's Writer's Festival has unfortunately been cancelled due to funding difficulties. The future of the event will be discussed by the Ballycastle Writer's Group.

Guesthouse Shield Model Yacht Race

Tuesday 10 August 2010

The start time of the Guesthouse Shield Model Yacht Race has been put back from 2.30 to 7.00 on Sunday evening, 15th August.

New Draft Ferry Timetable

Tuesday 10 August 2010

Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd has announced a new revised draft winter timetable, which is now on display in the Resource Centre, shop and pub. The basic draft timetable is reproduced below.

Damian Gorman Public Meeting

Tuesday 10 August 2010

By the time you read this, a contract will have been signed with Damian Gorman enabling his work with us to begin, listening and facilitating reflection and/or writing sessions with any who will join in.

Bye Bye Puffins

Tuesday 3 August 2010

The staff at the RSPB Seabird Centre at the West Light have said that there are very few puffins left at the West.

Whale and dolphin sightings

Monday 2 August 2010

In addition to the recent sighting of a humpback whale off the West Light, there has now been a confirmed sighting of a group of Atlantic white-sided dolphins from the ferry. Hopefully these rare sightings will continue around the island in the future!

Festival Week 2010 photo gallery

Monday 2 August 2010

Check out the new Festival Week photo gallery, as well as the folder of photos that is currently in the bar. Thanks to those who let us use their pictures, and if anyone has any other Festival Week photos, please send them to us.

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