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

Young Waterford People win prizes at The Southern Solo Piping and Drumming League

Over the last two months thirteen young people from Waterford travelled to various locations around the South of Ireland to compete in Solo Piping and Drumming competitions. The events were organized by various Branches of the Irish Pipe band Association and were held in Newcastle West in Co Limerick, New

Eoin and Emily receive the Chief Scouts Award

Congratulations to Emily Costello (pictured above) and Eoin Falconer from the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop who were awarded with the Chief Scout’s Award by the Chief Scout Michael J Shinnick at the Waterford Scout County Challenge last weekend. Eoin and Emily are the 22nd and 23rd members of

Highly Successful weekend for De La Salle at County Challenge

The 2011 Waterford Scout County Challenge Weekend took place from April 15th to 17th last. Congratulations to the 3rd De La Salle Scout Troop who came in second place and the 7th Scout Troop who came third.  The 3rd were also winners of the Campcraft Trophy. Well done also to

Tree planting ceremony in People’s Park

The Mayor of Waterford, Cllr. Mary Roche, and the De La Salle Scouts and Band took part in a tree planting ceremony at The People’s Park on Saturday 12th March. This ceremony recognised that trees are an essential part of our environment and by doing something as simple as planting

Woodbadge Awards for David and Emily

New Arrival – Congratulations to Eric

Word comes in that Venturer Leader Eric Whelan and his partner Zoe Staunton have had a baby girl. Congratulations to Eric and his the family and we hear that all went well even in the face of the ice locked Waterford City. We can’t comment on rumours that the baby

Owen steps out as Seamus steps in as Group Leader

  Above: Seamus Purcell (Left) and Owen Riordan (Right). After almost five very successful years as Group Leader of the De La Salle Scout Group, Owen Riordan has stepped down. Owen said he has hugely enjoyed his time in the post and he was sincerely thanked by all of the Group


De La Salle Scout Piper and Drummer are Leinster Solo Champions for 2010

Seven young pipers and drummers from the De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band travelled to Dublin on Sunday October 14th 2010 to participate in the Leinster piping and drumming solo competitions. On what was an cold and icy morning these young people showed their interest in one of their