NI ferry service cancelled because of strong winds

A ferry service has cancelled all scheduled sailings on Tuesday because of rough sea conditions.

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 11:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 7:32 pm
The harbour at Ballycastle.

The Rathlin Island Ferry made the announcement on social media shortly before 9:30am on Tuesday.

"Tuesday 23rd October - all sailings between #Rathlin and #Ballycastle have been cancelled today due to strong westerly winds. The office will be open from 08.30-12.30," wrote Rathlin Island Ferry on Twitter.

The Rathlin Island Ferry is managed by Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd (RILF) which was founded in 2008.

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It takes approximatelty 20 minutes to travel the six miles between Ballycastle and Rathlin Island.

The harbour at Ballycastle.