Rathlin Island

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Rathlin Island

(răth`lĭn), 5 sq mi (13 sq km), Moyle dist., N Northern Ireland. Its cliffs, of limestone and basalt, rise at Slieveacarn to 449 ft (137 m). Farming and fishing are important. St. Columba is said to have founded a church there in the 6th cent., and the ruins of a castle in which Robert I (Robert the Bruce) is reputed to have hidden still remain.
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(Alliance News) - Reabold Resources PLC on Thursday said it has increased its investment in Rathlin Energy UK Ltd, the operator of the West Newton field, near Hull, through participation in an advanced subscription agreement.
The Pavilion, The Black Box, The MAC, Accidental Theatre, The American Bar, The Sunflower, as well as gigs around NI, including the Front Page Comedy Club in Ballymena and that one pub on Rathlin Ireland.
In a stock market statement, the company relayed what Rathlin Energy told a community liaison group which said that it is progressing plans to test the WNA-2 well.
*** RATHLIN ROSE - Holds his form well, he has won here four times and is significantly lower in the weights than when he pulled up in last year's renewal.
As part of this DfI provide two public ferry services: The Rathlin Island Ferry Service (RIFS) which provides a ferry between Ballycastle, County Antrim and Rathlin Island, and The Strangford Lough Ferry Service (SLFS) which provides a road ferry link between Strangford and Portaferry in County Down.
Consequently it was back to the drawing board and a good old-fashioned study of form, which led to the conclusion that course specialist Rathlin Rose was the one to be on in a race that has quickly become one of the most popular contests of the season.
BADEN outpointed Rathlin Rose to deny Captain Guy Disney back-to-back victories in the Grand Military Gold Cup at Sandown.
CAPTAIN Guy Disney shone once more at Sandown as Rathlin Rose created Castel Royal Artillery Gold Cup history by becoming the first back-to-back winner of the race for military amateur riders.
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This essay unearths evidence of underlying associations between Ulster-Scottish culture in north-east Ireland and depictions of the area's peatland habitats, in Beggs's poem Rathlin.
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