NIW Work on Church Brae

Monday 4th October 2021

NIW will be working on Church Brae all week, with the road closed to traffic. There will be more updates later in the week on other work.

Register of Interest for Relief Staff for St Mary's Primary School

Thursday 30th September 2021

The Board of Governors of St Mary’s Primary School, Rathlin, would like to invite interested individuals to apply to the Register of Interest for Relief Staff for the school. This can be done online here. Categories include: Relief cleaning staff; Relief classroom assistants; Relief grounds maintenance. Please note: Anyone who is employed in the school in a temporary relief position will also need to complete an Access NI check.

Launch of High Street Spend Local Card

Wednesday 29th September 2021

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The application process for the Department for the Economy's High Street Spend Local card has now opened online. For more information, see here, and the online application starts here.

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.

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