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

Pipe Band partake in Tall Ships Festival

The Tall Ships Festival took place in Waterford from the 6th to the 9th of July last when the city hosted the start of the race involving 87 magnificent vessels. The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band was one of only three city bands to participate in the Tall Ships Crew Parade on the

JD Hally – Ar Dheis De go raibh a h-anam

The De La Salle Scout Group wishes to extend it’s sincere sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of the late J.D. Hally who passed away recently after a period of illness.  J.D. (Jim) Hally was a former Chief Scout of the Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland and also a retired Waterford County

County Website and County Badge Launched

We have just received news that the new Waterford Scout County website is up an running. The website will feature news and information on all groups and sections in the county as well as a gallery, resources page and a guestbook.  The website is just getting established and would gratefully receive

County Challenge Weekend Held

Left: Members of the 7th pictured during the construction of their ballista during the County Challenge Weekend. The second Waterford Scout County Challenge Weekend took place from the 17th to the 19th of June last at Inistiogue in Co. Kilkenny. Well done to our two scout troops who took part in

Successful Cuillin Ridge Traverse

The Cuillin Ridge in Skye is the most famous mountaineering expedition in Britain and takes in 3000 metres of ascent spread along ten kilometres of spectacular mountain scenery. There are no less than nineteen separate peaks on the ridge including eleven munros and there is a significant amount of technical

Departure of Provincial Commissioner

The South East Provincial Commissioner Derrick Watson has stepped down.  The De La Salle Scout Group would like to wish him well and thank him for all his efforts in setting up the Provincial Structure and the running of the Province once the new Association became established. We wish him

7th Scouts scoop Community Award at Hulabaloo

Above: Darragh, Graham and Patrice Power ASL with the go cart in John Roberts Square. Well done to the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop which scooped the top award in the community section of the recent Hulabaloo Go Cart race in Waterford City.  The cart was designed using pioneering timber

Charity Swim raises much needed funds

Well done to Kate Hayes from the De La Salle Venturer Group who organised a very successful fundraising swim in Dunmore recently.  The swim was part of her preparations for her forthcoming trip to Texas with the Chief Scout’s contingent.  Kate collected €400 for her efforts and the Charity she