Congratulations to Kate Hayes of the De La Salle Venturer Group who has been accepted to go to Texas with the Chief Scout’s contingent which will be headed out there over the summer. Well done also to John Cummins and Patrick McCormack have been accepted for the Venturer Explorer Belt
The De La Salle Scout Group would like to extend it’s congratulations to all the new Programme Commissioners who were elected at the weekend at the National Management Committee meeting in Larch Hill. They are: Under 11’s: Pauline Lucas; Over 11’s: local Scoutleader Pat O’Connor; Participation: Neil Ledwith; National Events:
The first Scouting Ireland County Commissioners Basic Woodbadge Training took place in the Centre for Excellence Training Centre in Waterford Crystal last weekend with all of the Provincial Management Support Team for the South East. Waterford Crystal were so impressed with the level of management training that was provided for
Left: Members of the Waterford Scout County Venture Scout Group on the summit of Ireland’s highest mountain – Corran Tuathail (1038m). [imagebrowser id=9]
Above: Bro. Finbar and Agnes Hayes receiving their presentation from the County Commissioner, Jody Phelan. The annual Group Christmas mass was held on Saturday 18th December at 6.30pm in the De La Salle College Chapel. There was a number of presentations made during the ceremony including to Bro. Finbar O’Keeffe
The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band were honoured with a Mayoral reception at City Hall on Thursday the 9th of December last. The Mayor of Waterford City, Seamus Ryan presented a Waterford Crystal Mayoral Plate to the band which was received
The distinguished service of Agnes Hayes and Bro. Finbar O’Keeffe to Scout Shops Limited was recognised recently. The depot in Waterford shut its doors for the last time in October as part of a restructuring of Scout Shops operations across the country. A number of presentations were made to Bro.
Above (L-R): Joe Gough, WVYC; Michael Flynn, Waterford Crystal; Sue Larkin, WVYC, David Rogers, De La Salle Scout Group – Volunteer of the Year Winner; Mary Roche, Deputy Mayor and Cathy Hanrahan WVYC. Photo © Joe Evans, Waterford News and Star. Congratulations to Robert Windle (Roddy – below left) who won the
Congratulations to all those who took part in the Investitures which took place on Monday the 22nd of November last. The 7th Beavers (picture below) held theirs in the St. Stephen’s school Hall and the 3rd Macaoimh (pictured above) held theirs in the Den. There are more images on our Beavers and Macaoimh pages.
Many thanks to all those who took part in the recent mass which took place for the deceased members of the De La Salle Scout Pipe Band in St. Benildus on Sunday 21st of November last. The ceremony was followed by a remembrance service which began with David Rogers, Group