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Mayor enjoys a visit to Rathlin Island

Mayor enjoys a visit to Rathlin Island

Mon, September 10, 2018

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council has enjoyed a visit to Rathlin Island.

Councillor Brenda Chivers was joined by some of her party colleagues for the ferry journey across the Sea of Moyle where she met with members of the island community.

Speaking afterwards, she said: “I would like to thank everyone for their very warm welcome during what was my first ever visit to Rathlin Island. I was greatly impressed by its beauty and tranquillity which were matched by a clear sense of community pride. The island is a unique asset which greatly enhances the tourism appeal of the entire Causeway Coast and Glens area.

“Council enjoys a positive working relationship with the Community Association and we share a common commitment to ensure the island’s long term sustainability. I look forward to further partnership working which will aid both the island and the Borough as a whole.”

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The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Brenda Chivers pictured at Ballycastle harbour with Cara McShane and Philip McGuigan ahead of her recent visit to Rathlin Island.