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  • September 10, 2021 - September 10, 2021

SÚIL Lines of Longitude

Void’s ongoing collaboration with artist Clare Mc Laughlin continues with SÚIL Lines of Longitude taking place on Rathlin Island, Northern Ireland on September 10th 2021. Exploring the shoreline on Rathlin Island and considering lines of longitude which give us our precise location when coupled with the lines of latitude, this art project invites visually impaired people to join us on a sculptural and sensory walk on the Island.  It is the 5th in the SÚIL series; previous walks have taken place on Cape Clear, Sherkin Island and Antigua in the Carribean.

 

To register your place please contact Clare on claremclaughlinemail@gmail.com. Participants are advised to register before 15 August as places are limited. Logistical details are available below. 

 

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Logistic details for participants in SÚIL Lines of Longitude Rathlin Island September 10th 2021

Rathlin Island is located off the coast of Antrim in Northern Ireland and is reached by taking a ferry from Ballycastle. The ferry travels across the Sea of Moyle and the journey takes between 20 and 45 minutes depending on whether you get the fast or slower ferry.

For ferry times and prices see https://rathlinballycastleferry.com/       Advance booking is necessary.

 

Options on public transport from Dublin to Ballycastle can be found here https://www.rome2rio.com/s/Dublin/Ballycastle

 

There are several places to stay on Rathlin Island and these need to be booked independently.  Please mention that you are a participant in SÚIL Lines of Longitude as some rooms have been block booked to ensure availability.on  9thl and 10th of September.  I will be staying at The Manor House which is located in the harbour where the ferry lands. http://www.manorhouserathlin.com/

 

All accommodation options are listed here https://discovernorthernireland.com/accommodation

 

There is lots to do on Rathlin Island, for more information please see https://discovernorthernireland.com/things-to-do/rathlin-island-p687111

 

Once numbers are confirmed you will be sent the full details of the SÚIL Lines of Longitude Art Project.

 

Kindly supported by the Ulverscroft Foundation