LIFE Raft Job Opportunities

Tuesday 14th September 2021

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Interruption to Water Supply, Maintenance at West Light

Monday 13th September 2021

There will be interruptions to the water supply tomorrow, Tuesday 14th September between 9.00am and 2.00pm. During this time, the public toilets at the harbour will not be in use. Also tomorrow, the West Light Seabird Centre will be closed between 9.00am and 1.00pm for maintenance by Irish Lights.

Major Conservation Project for Rathlin Island Gets Green Light

Thursday 9th September 2021

Media Release from the LIFE RAFT Project:

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Major Conservation Project for Rathlin Island Gets Green Light

A £4.5 million conservation project that will safeguard Rathlin Island’s internationally important
seabird population and wildlife has been given the go ahead, following major funding.

The partnership project, known as Rathlin Acting for Tomorrow (LIFE RAFT), has received funding

Septic Tank Desludging

Monday 6th September 2021

Anyone wishing to get their septic tank desludged should ring NI Water on 03457 440088 to book theirs. If you use a mobile to call, you should get a confirmation text. Alternatively, go to their online booking page. The lorry will only come over to the island when they have enough bookings.

NI Water Roadworks and Supply Disruptions

Friday 3rd September 2021

Interruption to Water Supply

Tuesday 10th August 2021

There will be a further interruption to the water supply tonight from about midnight for approximately one hour.

Short Disruption to Water Supply Today

Tuesday 10th August 2021


Northern Ireland Water has informed us that there will be a short disruption to the water supply on the island today for approximately 10 to 15 minutes, sometime between 12.00 noon and 2.00pm. They apologise for the inconvenience.

Rathlin App Launched

Wednesday 4th August 2021

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Water Usage in the Current Hot Weather

Wednesday 21st July 2021

Northern Ireland Water has asked the public to reduce their water usage, given the current hot weather conditions. In a statement, they say that "due to the hot weather and people holidaying at home, demand is outstripping supply. We need to ensure everyone has sufficient water for hygiene and daily use."

Coal Deliveries

Wednesday 21st July 2021

Murphy's is currently taking orders for coal deliveries to the island. They will come over once they have a full lorry's worth of orders, probably on either Friday 13th or Friday 20th August. Please ring 028 2177 1268 to place your order.

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