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

Group welcomes new leader

Mr. Declan Kelly of the 17th Waterford St. Pauls has finally joined the De La Salle Group.  Speaking at his investiture, Decky as he is better known, cited stress caused by the refurbishment of the St. Pauls hall and the fact that De La Salle is indeed Ireland’s greatest scout

John Hennebry – Ar Dheis De go raibh a h-anam

Left: John Hennebry (4th from the right), amongst friends in the Wicklow Mountains. It is with great sadness and regret that the De La Salle Scout Group announces the untimely death on the 25th of March 2005 of John Hennebry.  ‘JD’ as he was known to us, was an exceptionally dedicated

Congratulations to New County Commissioner

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Left: Tom O’Neill puzzles some scouts on a Waterford Scout County Fun Weekend.   Congratulations to Tom O’Neill who has been elected as the new Waterford Scout County Commissioner.  Tom who is the Scoutleader with the Tramore Scout Group was elected to the position at the County Board Meeting on the

Founders Day Awards Night

Left: Michael Kavanagh (7th Scouts) being presented with his Chief Scout’s Award. A Founders Day Awards night was held in the De La Salle School Hall on Friday 4th March at 7.30pm. The Chief Scout, Martin Burbidge presented Michael Kavanagh with his Chief Scout Award. Congratulations to Michael who is also