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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

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

St Mary's Model Whale Construction

Monday 22 May 2017

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St Mary’s Primary School would like a few helpers on Tuesday 30th May to help us build the whale. We have started the main frame of it but require some extra hands to help us.

If you would be willing to come and join us in the school playground at 10.00am on the Tuesday morning we would be very grateful of the assistance.

P.S. Bring any tools that you have! We will supply the tea and coffee.

See you on the 30th – Thanks!

Chimney Sweep Visit

Thursday 27 April 2017

The chimney sweep will be on the island next Thursday 4th May. If you would like to book him, please contact Margaret or Shauna by Tuesday 2nd May.

Resource Centre Easter Closing

Wednesday 12 April 2017

The Resource Centre will close for the Easter holidays from the close of business on Good Friday 14th April, and will re-open on Monday 24th April. Happy Easter to everyone!

Part-time Job Opportunities at the West Light Seabird Centre

Monday 10 April 2017

The RSPB has advertised for part-time visitor experience assistants at the West Light Seabird Centre. See the full information here. The closing date is Thursday 20th April, and the contact details are in the job ad.

Rescue 116

Rescue 116_0.jpgRescue 116 landing on Rathlin for a medevac in March 2014.

Wednesday 15 March 2017

The Committee of the Rathlin Development & Community Association, on behalf of the Rathlin Island community, would like to express their great shock and sadness at the tragic loss of Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 yesterday off the Mayo coast.

Job Opportunity with Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd has advertised for a casual temporary ferry operative position. See the full information here. The deadline is Wednesday 5th April, and the contact details are in the job ad.

St Mary's Invitation to Rathlin Grandparents

Friday 27 January 2017

As part of Catholic Schools Week, St Mary's Primary School is holding a celebration of being a grandparent. They would like to extend an invitation to all grandparents on Rathlin to come to the school on Wednesday 1st February at 11.30am for a short assembly, followed by a cup of tea with the children.

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