A graphical image of Rathlin Island
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Rathlin's rough seas: Archive

Though the seas that surround Rathlin Island are mostly calm, the channel can be made into a maelstrom in a matter of minutes. The seas take command, and Rathlin is cut off.

Clip taken from Rathlin: The Island Betwixt and Between, first broadcast 29 January 1957.

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