De La Salle Scout Group pipers and drummers join Irish National Youth Pipe Band

On Sunday February 1st 2009 ten young members of the De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band joined with sixty other young pipers and drummers from all over Ireland to form the Irish National Youth Pipe Band. Prior to playing together the pipers had many hours of practice both at

Cian O’hOgartaigh and Pat Murphy honoured at Annual Youth Awards

Above: Pat Murphy and Cian O’hOgartaigh with their awards from the Waterford Voluntary Youth Council. Congratulations to Cian O’hOgartaigh who won the Youth Award in the Uniformed and Rescue category at the Waterford Voluntary Youth Council Annual Awards held on Thursday the 4th of December 2008 last. Cian has been a

New Fencing Installed at Faithlegg Scout Centre

The De La Salle Scout Group would like to express its sincere gratitude to Waterford County Council for its support in installing new fencing on the road boundary at our Faithlegg Scout Centre. The Fencing has been very badly needed for some years but due to the high cost the Group

Official Launch of the Pipe Band’s 75th Anniversary

In 2009 the Group’s pipe band will celebrate its 75th Anniversary. Through the historians in the Group it has been established that the meeting to found a band in the De La Salle Scout Group took place on December 15th 1933 and the band had its first parade on May 15th 1934. To kick off

Pat Murphy elected Honorary Member of Scouting Ireland

The Scouting Ireland National Council for 2008 was held in the Carlton Shearwater Hotel in Ballinsaloe from the 21st to the 22nd of June. There was a great turnout of members from the Association which brought about thought provoking debate and great participation over the weekend. As part of the

7th De La Salle achieve Gold at the Phoenix Challenge

The 2009 Scouting Ireland Phoenix Challenge took place from the 21st to the 24th August 2008 at Larch Hill in County Dublin and the De La Salle Scout Group were represented by the 7th Waterford at the event. The 7th were one of just four scout troops that were awarded

7th Scout Troop win the County Challenge

Congratulations to the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop which won the 2008 Waterford Scout County Challenge which was held from the 18th to the 20th of April last in Stradbally and the Comeraghs in Co. Waterford. The event was broken into two parts: In the Prison (on site at Stradbally)

100 trees planted to celebrate 100 years of Scouting

Pictured below are members of the 3rd De La Salle Macaoimh pack who recently planted no less than one hundred trees at our scout centre in Faithlegg. The tree planting was to celebrate 100 years of Irish scouting and will go towards the pack members earning their centenary badge.

Pipe Band and Eoin Smith honoured at Annual Youth Awards

Above: Eoin Smith (centre), recipient of the 2007 youth award from the Waterford Voluntary Youth Council. Photo by John Power Photography. Congratulations to Eoin Smith (pictured above) who won the Youth Award in the Culture category at the Waterford Voluntary Youth Council Annual Awards held on Thursday the 6th of December

7th Scouts bound for Scotland on Camp 2008

This year the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop will be going to Scotland on their annual camp which will take place from Sunday 27th of July to Monday 4th of August. The programme will run as follows: Sunday 27th: Travel by bus to Fort William via Belfast – Stranraer