Rathlin island: Tourism fears over bird centre closure
14 January 2014 Last updated at 17:55 GMT
Concerns have been raised about the potential economic impact of a decision to close one of Rathlin island's main tourist attractions for a year.
Viewing platforms around the lighthouse allow visitors to get up close to the thousands of birds that breed on the island in the spring and summer months.
BBC News NI's David Maxwell reports.