Vote for Northern Ireland's Best Place!

Thursday 21 September 2017

The Royal Town Planning Institute's independent panel of judges have selected 10 great places
- including Rathlin Island - from across Northern Ireland shaped by planning and planners, from over 50 nominations. For more information - and to vote for Rathlin! - take a look at the award page here.

Boiler Servicing

Thursday 24 August 2017

FD Boiler Service will be on Rathlin Thursday 7th, Friday 8th & Saturday 9th September. To book a service, phone 077 6458 4456.

Manor House Job Vacancies

Wednesday 26 July 2017

The Manor House requires seasonal waiting staff to join their team.

The Role:

Meet & greet customers as they arrive, showing them to tables
Giving out menus & taking orders for food & drink
Serving food & drink
Dealing with bill payments
Ensure tables are kept clean & tidy

The Person:

Previous experience would be advantageous
Ability to keep calm under pressure
Positive attitude towards work & colleagues
Strong customer service skills

Hours of Work:

Coal Deliveries

Wednesday 26 July 2017

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 within the next month. Please ring 028 2177 1268 to place your order.

The Vikings are coming!

Monday 24 July 2017

Just to let people know, in case you're wondering (it's not a raid, and it's not a re-run of the Maritime Festival) a film crew will be on and around the island on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July filming the Ardglass Vikings. The production company Mara Media are "mainly planning on filming on the Viking boat at sea with a support boat but we will also want to take some shots from the land filming the boat at sea", and they will also be using a drone.

RDCA Annual General Meeting 2017

Monday 10 July 2017

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Dementia Friendly Community Workshop on Rathlin

Thursday 29 June 2017


Rathlin Representatives Attend Garden Party at Áras an Uachtaráin

Friday 23 June 2017

Several representatives of the Rathlin Island community were honoured to accept an invitation from President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins to attend a “Celebrating Island Life” garden party at Áras an Uachtaráin on Tuesday 20th June.

Award for RDCA Chair Michael Cecil

Monday 19 June 2017

Michael Cecil, current chair of the RDCA, is to receive an OBE for his services to the community..

Rathlin has a hard working community that has always been actively involved in its own development. In recent years this has brought particularly demanding opportunities and many community members have risen to the challenges.

Farewell to the Canna & Welcome to the Spirit of Rathlin

Wednesday 14 June 2017

The crew and passengers for the Canna's final trip to Rathlin. Photo by Leann Murdock

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