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”

Sad Passing of Scouter Brendan O’Shea

  • Published: December 4th, 2005
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Above: Brendan O’Shea (standing in the back row) with Members of the Ferrybank Scout Troop with the Louis Murphy Trophy after coming third in the 2005 County Shield. The De La Salle Scout Group wishes to extend it’s sincere sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of the late Brendan O’Shea

Annual Youth Awards Winner

Congratulations to Jessica Collins from St. Pauls who was the Young Person Winner in the Uniform & Rescue Category of the Waterford Voluntary Youth Council/Waterford Crystal Annual Youth Awards 2005.  The Awards have been running every year since 1993 to give public recognition to the work being done for, with

Maurice Kavanagh to receive the Chief Scout’s Award

Congratulations to Maurice Kavanagh of the De La Salle Venturer Group and formally of the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop who has been informed by the Chief Scout, Martin Burbidge that he is to be awarded the Chief Scout’s Award. Scoutleader Billy Collins expressed his delight that Maurice would

Bestowing of Scouting Ireland Awards

  • Published: October 10th, 2005
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[imagebrowser id=8]  At the Group Council on Tuesday the 4th of October last a number of Scouting Ireland awards were made. Bro Martin got the Scouting Ireland Community Award on behalf of the De La Salle Order in recognition of almost 80 years of active support and involvement in Scouting


Venturers attend the National Black Tie Ball

St. Paul’s take the Phoenix Challenge

  Left: St. Pauls celebrate winning the Phoenix Challenge at Pallaskenry. Photo David P Barry. The De La Salle Scout Group would like to extend its congratulations to the team from the St. Pauls Scout Troop that took the top spot at the 2005 Phoenix Challenge.  The competition which is the

The Big Walk is on the way

Left: Members of the 3rd Scouts in training for The Big Walk on the Outer Ring Road. On Sunday the 28th of August next, the people of Waterford will have a unique opportunity to explore the new Waterford City Outer Ring Road by taking part in “The Big Walk”. The

USA Explorer Belt Success

  Congratulations to John Cummins and Patrick McCormack of the De La Salle Venturer Group (pictured above) who successfully completed this year’s Venturer Explorer Belt that took place in the USA from the 29th of June to the 16th of July. The basic elements of the Explorer Belt are a 10