Band Depart for France

Best of luck to the 26 members of the De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band going to Lorient in France for the Festival Interceltique being held from Aug 5th to 15th 2010.

Great Weekend for the Group at the Phoenix Challenge

Above: The team from the 3rd De La Salle Scouts with their Gold Award from the Phoenix Trophy 2010. It’s been an excellent weekend in Larch Hill for all of the Waterford Scout County teams. Phoenix Challenge 2010 “The Big Bang” has been an absolutely brilliant weekend of scouting and the

Wedding Bells

Congratulations from the De La Salle Scout Group to Assistant Scoutleader James Doherty who was married on Saturday 24th July 2010 to Susan O’Malley. James is a member of the leadership team from the 3rd. Brendan Kiersey, County CPC (Programme Coordinator) has also announced his engagement to Donna Fitzgearld, Assistant CPC

Congratulations to Cian on achieving the Explorer Belt 2010

Congratulations to Cian O’hOgartaigh of the De La Salle Scout Group who successfully completed this year’s Venturer Explorer Belt that took place in the Benelux region from the 3rd to the 18th of July. The basic elements of the Explorer Belt are a 10 day hike, covering 200 km, while

Congratulations to the new Mayor of Waterford City – Mary Roche

Congratulations to Independent Councillor Mary Roche on her election as the new Mayor of Waterford City. Mary was a former Girl Guide Ranger who worked with the Waterford City Venturers in Mount Melleray as Crew on many occasions. She is also a member of the Waterford Youth Committee. The De

De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band are Munster Champions

On a very sunny Sunday, on June 20th 2010 22 members of  the De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band and their supporters met in Waterford City Centre at a very early hour and travelled to Tralee in Co Kerry to compete in the Munster Championship pipe band competition. During the morning

Excellent Performance by De La Salle at County Challenge

The Waterford Scout County Challenge was held in Stradbally, Co. Waterford from the 23rd to the 25th April 2010. Surrounded by magnificent woodlands the field close to the beach which was used for the event was also used by De La Salle for decades as the site for its Annual

De La Salle Scout Group Piper is under 14 and under 16 Munster champion for 2010

At the Munster Solo piping and drumming championships held in Newcastle West in Co Limerick on Sunday March 28th 2010 10 De La Salle Scout Group pipers and drummers competed in a fiercely contested event which was attended by players from all over the South and Southeast of Ireland.  James

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Congratulations to Pat O’Connor

The De La Salle Scout Group would like to extend its congratulations to Pat O’Connor of St. Pauls who received the Order of Cuchulain award at National Council on March 23rd 2010.  The Order of Cú Chulainn Award is the highest award that can be awarded to any leader in

Group receives SQS Excellence Award

Group Leader, Owen Riordan has confirmed that the De La Salle Scout Group was awarded the System of Quality Scouting Excellence Award for 2009. The SQS Award is a quality strategy adopted by Scouting Ireland that challenges Groups, Counties, Provinces and National Teams to provide a high standard of Scouting to its