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Friday 17/05/24

A blog from John Kelly, LIFE Raft Senior Programme Manager Hello all, It is…



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The seaweeds of Rathlin

Tuesday 14/05/24

From 7th-9th May Libby Keatley and Christine Morrow from Queen’s University Marine Laboratory, and Bernard Picton from National Museums Northern Ireland accompanied the DAERA…

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Detection dog joins seabird rescue mission on Rathlin Island

Thursday 9/05/24

Media Release from LIFE Raft A new recruit has joined the groundbreaking LIFE Raft project on Rathlin Island – Woody, the two-year-old detection dog.…

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Rathlin one of eight new international projects joining restoration challenge

Tuesday 16/04/24

Today, Rathlin Island became one of the latest projects as part of the the Island-Ocean Connection Challenge (IOCC), a catalytic global initiative to begin…

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Spring clean or conservation action – or both?

Friday 1/03/24

Blog from Anna Feeney, LIFE Raft Communications Manager The #BigSpringClean, running from 1 March to 30 April, has kicked off in NI! This campaign,…

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The Rathlin twilight bark – a news roundup on ferrets and detection dogs

Wednesday 28/02/24

A detection dog on sabbatical A few weeks ago, we had some special visitors on Rathlin – Hannah, a detection dog handler from Kryus…

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What would Dark Sky Community status mean for Rathlin?

Sunday 18/02/24

Come find out in this pop-up workshop on Wednesday, February 21st at the Manor House! 7pm.  Preserving Rathlin’s dark sky heritage Guest speakers from…

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