Interruption to Water Supply

Tuesday 10th August 2021

There will be a further interruption to the water supply tonight from about midnight for approximately one hour.

Short Disruption to Water Supply Today

Tuesday 10th August 2021


Northern Ireland Water has informed us that there will be a short disruption to the water supply on the island today for approximately 10 to 15 minutes, sometime between 12.00 noon and 2.00pm. They apologise for the inconvenience.

Rathlin App Launched

Wednesday 4th August 2021

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Water Usage in the Current Hot Weather

Wednesday 21st July 2021

Northern Ireland Water has asked the public to reduce their water usage, given the current hot weather conditions. In a statement, they say that "due to the hot weather and people holidaying at home, demand is outstripping supply. We need to ensure everyone has sufficient water for hygiene and daily use."

Coal Deliveries

Wednesday 21st July 2021

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 on either Friday 13th or Friday 20th August. Please ring 028 2177 1268 to place your order.

Irish Lights Statement on Engineering Upgrade Works at Rathlin Island Lighthouses 2021

Monday 24th May 2021


The Commissioners of Irish Lights has issued the following statement on the programme of engineering works on Rathlin's lighthouses.

Resource Centre Easter Closing

Wednesday 31st March 2021

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The Resource Centre will close for the Easter holidays tomorrow, Thursday 1st April and will reopen on Monday 12th April. We hope to be able to update soon on a return to more normal access, as conditions allow. In the meantime, Happy Easter to all on Rathlin and beyond, and stay safe.

Vaccine Update for 60-64 Year Olds

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

The Department of Health has issued the following statement on the extension of the vaccine programe to 60-64 year olds.

"People who are aged 60-64 can now book a Covid-19 vaccine online at one of the trust vaccination centres.

To make an appointment please visit the online portal: COVID-19 Vaccine Service for NI.

The online platform is the primary source to book an appointment and should be used in the first instance.

Vaccine Scam Alert

Saturday 30th January 2021

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust has notified their staff that there is a vaccine scam being attempted by emailing people with false information. The Rathlin nurses have asked us to pass on this important message.

Manor House Reopening Date

Wednesday 27th January 2021

The Manor House has announced the date for their reopening this year. Covid-19 has obviously caused huge changes for businesses on the island, as elsewhere, and we wish the Manor House team all the best with their plans for this year.

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