Floating Support Recruitment

Tuesday 3rd October 2023


Health and Social Care NI has advertised for a Floating Support Worker for Rathlin. The deadline is 5pm today Tuesday 3rd October - we have only just been notified of the opening, so apologies for the very late notice. See the link here.

Green Transition Project Public Meeting

Monday 18th September 2023

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Photo: Tom McDonnell

The meeting has been rescheduled for 12.30-1.30, Wednesday 27th September in the Richard Branson Centre.

There will be a public drop-in information session on the new Green Transition Project this Friday in the Richard Branson Centre.

Rathlin at Centre of £4.6m Green Project

Friday 1st September 2023

Northern Ireland consortium secures over £4.5m in funding to shape
eco-friendly waste management culture through design

A consortium led by Ulster University, in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast, has
secured £4.625m in funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for one of
four new ‘Green Transition Ecosystems’ across the UK.

The Ulster University-led ‘Future Island-Island’ project aims to bolster awareness and improve

Rathlin Run 2023

Thursday 31st August 2023


Ryan Maxwell from the Rathlin Run team has been on to us to express their thanks to the Rathlin community for their continued and valued support for the annual event:

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Photo by Paschal Kearney

Social Evening at the West

24th August 2023

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A very special social event was held on the island on Wednesday 9th August. Travelling up
to the West Light Seabird Centre, over thirty Rathlin residents were joined by members of
the Black family, island musicians, and volunteers and staff from the Seabird Centre, to join
in a celebration of Rathlin’s rich cultural heritage.

Boathouse Visitor Centre Job Vacancy

Wednesday 10th May 2023


There is a vacancy for a Seasonal Visitor Services Attendant in the Rathlin Boathouse Visitor Centre. See here for all the details.

Rathlin Coastguard Team Long Service Ceremony

Wednesday 3rd May 2023

Mary Wallace RIP

Monday 17th April 2023

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New Start at Rathlin Manor House

Monday 13th March 2023

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One of Northern Ireland’s most iconic accommodation venues will reopen for 2023 under new, local management.

Ferry Dry Dock Dates

Monday 13th March 2023

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The Kintra II will be out of service on Tuesday 21st & Wednesday 22nd March for her annual out of water inspection. It is hoped, weather depending, that there will only be two days of disruption to this service. We will confirm asap if there will be a relief vessel to cover the sailings.


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