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Alley Cup Model Yacht Race

Tuesday 6 April 2010

The first model yacht race of the season was held on Sunday, with a huge turnout attending. This was the first chance to see some of the new boats built over the winter with Loughie McQuilkin.

National Trust Plans for Renovation of Tithe Barn

Tuesday 6 April 2010

The National Trust has provided the RDCA with plans for the proposed renovation of the Tithe Barn. It is intended to provide 'affordable accommodation for local people, and to support local business'. There will also be a new centre for the island's nurses. The plans are available for public viewing in the Resource Centre, and the National Trust are looking for comments from island residents.


Alley Cup Model Yacht Race

Wednesday 31 March 2010

The first race of the new season will be on Easter Sunday, 4th April at 2.00, Ushet Lough. This will be the first try-out for the new generation of boats built under Loughie McQuilkin's supervision over the winter (see the series of galleries for more information), so come along and see how they fare!.


Chimney Sweep

Wednesday 31 March 2010

A chimney sweep will be working on the island on Wednesday 7th April. If anyone is interested in getting their chimney swept, please contact Margaret or Shauna.


May Day Gala Ball

Wednesday 31 March 2010

The Moyle District Council Chairperson and Ballycastle Chamber of Commerce are hosting a May Day Gala Ball in the Marine Hotel, Ballycastle in aid of the RISE Foundation.

Ferry Summer Timetable

Tuesday 30 March 2010

The new summer ferry timetable will start from this Thursday, 1st April.


Farewell to Nurse McGlinchey

Monday 29 March 2010

There was a huge turnout in Bruce's Kitchen on Friday to bid a fond farewell to Nicola McGlinchey, who has ably served the island community for the last few years.

Meeting with Environment Minister

Wednesday 24 March 2010

The RDCA Committee met with the Environment Minister, Edwin Poots MLA on his visit to Rathlin on Thursday 18th March. Among the topics of discussion were:

Irish Classes

Wednesday 24 March 2010

The Irish classes provided by Pobal an Chaistil will start today, and will continue on Wednesdays, 2.00-3.45 in the Richard Branson Centre.


RDCA AGM

Wednesday 24 March 2010

The 2010 RDCA AGM will be held in the Parochial Hall on Wednesday 14th April At 7.00 p.m. Any nominations for Committee membership must be submitted to the RDCA Secretary by 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 7th April.


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