An Pobal Log

An Pobal: An Pobal is an idea thought up by the Southeastern Province of Scouting Ireland’s Venture Youth Reps in February 2011 at the annual Youth Forum. It currently has two set locations: Srahan and Mellary. The two of them being major national campsites in the Southeastern Province. It’s for

Pipe Band Toasts 2011 Summer Season

  • Published: October 23rd, 2011
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In the early part of the summer the band did extremely well in the Munster Pipe Band Championships which was held in Tralee in late June where they won the Munster MAPS pipe band competition and the drum corps were crowned Munster Champions having taken first place in their grade for the third year running. In September while in Pitlochry in the heart of Scotland competing against the best of Scottish pipe bands the Drum Corps again took first place in the Grade 4 competition. This was a super achievement for this talented group of players.

7th Beavers in National Trail’s Day

  • Published: October 8th, 2011
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Well done to the members of the 7th Beavers (Monday Night) who braved the rain to attend the “National Trails Day” hike in Portlaw woods on Sunday 2nd October. Along the way they learned how to identify signs of wild animals as well as all the Irish flora!

Congratulations to Paddy Kelly on his Gaisce Gold Award

Well done and congratulations to Paddy Kelly from all at the De La Salle Scout Group on achieving the presidential Gold Gaisce award. Paddy received the prestigious award from President Mary McAleese on September 29th last following his achievements in a number of areas including his work in scouting as

Munster Champions Again

  • Published: September 14th, 2011
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While the Waterford hurlers still have to do battle to be Munster’s 2011 Champions the De La Salle Scouts got there this weekend as they were crowned Munster Champions in a pipe band competition held in Tralee on Sunday June 19th. As the members of the band and their supporters

Phoenix Challenge

  • Published: September 14th, 2011
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Congratulations to the 3rd and 7th De La Salle Scout Troops who along with the 17th St.Pauls and 31st Faithlegg achieved Gold Standards at the Phoenix Challenge 2011. The event took place from Wednesday 17th to Sunday 21st August last. Overall St.Pauls had another brilliant win while the 3rd finished

Ventact 2011

This year Ventact took place in Killcully campsite in Cork, the usual place for ventact! Ventact is a weekend orientated for ventures around Ireland! The whole weekend is a great laugh and you meet loads of new people! There are activities that we get to do that some of us

De La Salle Scout Pipe Band trip to Concarneau, France

The band made their way to Concarneau in Northern France this summer as part of there busy summer schedule. Click more to find out how they got on.

Connaught MPC Expedition Report

  • Published: August 18th, 2011
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By Matthew Gaynor, Team Scribe  7th Waterford De La Salle. Above: The 7th De La Salle’s Connaught MPC 2011 team before leaving the den. Friday We met up at the den ay 3:00pm, and a stop at Tesco Lisduggan and 2 missing consent forms later we eventually got on the

Crossing the Irish Sea on Tall Ship Eendracht

by Seán Ó Gríofa – 7th Waterford De La Salle In July 2011 Seán Ó Gríofa from the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop took part in the first part of the Tall Ships Race from Waterford to Greenock in Western Scotland, just east of Glasgow. He was lucky enough to be selected