Irish Lights Works Meeting

Wednesday 24 July 2019


Representatives of the Commissioners of Irish Lights met with members of the Rathlin community yesterday evening in the Parochial Hall to outline the proposed programme of works on the island's three lighthouses, due to take place in 2021.

Domestic Bulk Collection Service

Wednesday 24 July 2019

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Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council will be on the island on Thursday 5th September (weather permitting) to collect domestic only bulk items.

£5.00 for three items and £2.00 for each additional item.

Call 028 2076 2225 to book your collection. Payment must be made in advance.

Recruitment Opportunity at Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust

Monday 22 July 2019


Proposed Lighthouse Works By Irish Lights

Friday 19 July 2019


Bridget Donaghy RIP

Friday 31 May 2019

Bridget Donaghy passed away peacefully at home yesterday, 30th May. Funeral will take place at 11.00am Saturday 1st June, St Mary's Chapel, Ardmore, Co Derry. Our sincere condolences to her brother John, children Shauna, Feargal, Gretta and Cathal, and to the whole extended family.

May she rest in peace.

Chimney Sweep Visit

Monday 29 April 2019

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The chimney sweep will be on the island on Wednesday 8th May. Please contact Margaret or Suzy by Monday 6th May if you would like your chimney swept – he’ll only come over if there are enough bookings.

Social Housing Public Consultation Drop-In Event

Thursday 18 April 2019

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The Rural Housing Association has announced the start of their public consultation for the proposed scheme of 10 new homes on Rathlin. They are also holding a ‘drop-in’ event in the Richard Branson Centre on Wednesday 15th May 2019, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

Resource Centre Easter Closing

Thursday 11 April 2019


The Resource Centre will close for the Easter holidays from close of business on Thursday 18th April and will re-open on Monday 29th April. Happy Easter to everyone!

Nursing Cover Statement

Tuesday 12 March

The RDCA has received the following statement from the Northern Health and Social Care Trust:

"Rathlin Island Nursing Service

Statement (Tuesday, 12th March 2019)

Unfortunately disrupted sailings to Rathlin over the next few days as a result of Storm Gareth have impacted temporarily on the Trust’s ability to provide the normal Rathlin Island Nursing Service.

Cold Water Islands Project

Thursday 7 March 2019

Rathlin has joined with nine other islands to form part of the Cold Water Islands Project, run by leading marine conservation organisations Surfers Against Sewage and Parley For The Oceans.


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