Thousands of seabirds inhabit the huge stacks on the western end of Rathlin Island. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A new five-year project has been announced to boost the seabird population on Rathlin Island off the Northern Ireland coast. The island is renowned l(...)

Ballycastle couple Genevieve and Brian McLernon have been hired to run the Manor House hotel on behalf of the island. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

When Robert Gage was appointed rector of Rathlin, off the Antrim coast, he was described as “completely lord of the island who banishes his subjects t(...)