Pipe Band Returns to Scotland

Above: Performing at the William Vincent Wallace Plaza before departing for Scotland. See our Gallery page for more images. The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band will make a return to Scotland from the 3rd to the 8th of August next, following up on their hugely successful trip last year. They will once again stay in

Three Ranges, Three Counties, Three Days

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Next Stop Thailand after Three Ranges in Three Days

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Above: Members of the Three Ranges Challenge contingent about to set off on their final leg across the Comeraghs. Could the three great mountain ranges across the three counties of Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford be traversed in three days? The answer is yes as a contingent from the De La Salle

Many Thanks to Liam Flynn

Tuesday the 23rd of June was the last night of this scouting year for the 7th Macaoimh pack and a barbecue was held. It also marked the final meeting for Assistant Macaoimh Leader, Liam Flynn who has been with the section for almost ten years. Group Leader, Owen Riordan made

Long Serving De La Salle Leaders Awarded Scouting’s highest honour

At a ceremony in Dooleys Hotel, Waterford, on Friday, March 3rd last, the De La Salle Scout Group and Scouting Ireland paid tribute to two of its longest-serving adult leaders. George Kavanagh of the well-known electrical family was celebrating 50 years as a Macaoimh leader with De La Salle. The

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on the double

  Above: Members of the 3rd De La Salle Scout Group on the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2006.   Well done to all those members of the Group who took part in this years Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.  Hats off also to the De La Salle Scout Pipe Band who once again led the Waterford

South African Irish Regiment Link Begun

The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band is in the process of reviewing its uniform and given that Scouting Ireland no longer has a hat as part of its uniform the band has had to come up with a new badge for its hat. The South African Irish Regiment is going to

Tributes to David Rogers as Riordan takes the Helm

At the Annual General Meeting of the De La Salle Scout Group held on Tuesday the 10th of January 2006 it was confirmed that Group Leader, David Rogers, having completed his three year term as Group Leader, had decided not to stand for a second term.  The Group Council expressed

Group Christmas Mass and Award Ceremony Held

Above (L-R): Billy Collins, Scoutleader 7th Waterford; Martin Burbidge, Chief Scout; Maurice Kavanagh, Chief Scout Award Recipient and David Rogers, Group Leader.   The annual Group Christmas mass was held on Saturday 17th December in the De La Salle College Chapel. There were a number of presentations made during the ceremony

Altitude Photo Competition Winners Announced

The 2005 County Mountain Pursuit Challenge featured a photo competition kindly sponsored by Altitude of Ballybricken in Waterford City and the winners have just been announced.  Padraig O’Muiriosa of the Old Parish Scout Troop was awarded top honours in the Scout section of the competition for his “Cool morning in the mountains”