Paul McSweeney ASL of the 7th Scout Troop is pictured below overlooking Loch Coimin Piest during a complete Reeks Ridge traverse in the Macgillycuddys in Kerry in February 2002. Along with Colm Ennis he set a new group record of 6 hours and 20 minutes.
The Waterford and South Kilkenny Regional Soccer Blitz was held on Thursday the 21st of June at Connors Field in Poleberry. Nine teams took part in the event which was organised into two leagues and then a semi final and final. An amalgamated team from the 3rd and the 13th
Well done to the team which consisted of PL John Cummins, APL Keith Winters, Darren Doheny, Stephen O’Rourke, Raymond Fan and Paul Power. Scoutleader Paschal Guilfoyle said that he was delighted and relieved with the result and that they were now looking forward to the Melvin Trophy in Larch Hill.
Congratulations to the 7th De La Salle Macaoimh Pack who came first in the Regional Macaoimh Day Challenge which was held on Sunday the 29th of April at the De La Salle College field. It is the first time that one of the De La Salle packs has won the
The Waterford and South Kilkenny Region Ted Ryan Challenge was held from the 20th to the 22nd of April in and around Waterford City. Congratulations to the 3rd De La Salle Scout Troop who came second overall in the event and who also won the testmeal section of the event.
The De La Salle Venturer Group have added a further honour to what has already been an exceptionally active and successful year. On Sunday the 24th of September, they were awarded Venturer Group of the Year for 2000 by the Waterford and South Kilkenny Region. This is the group’s third
The 3rd De La Salle Scout Troop have created history by winning the 2000 All Ireland Scoutcraft Competition – the Melvin Trophy. The event was held at Larch Hill in Dublin from the 17th to the 20th of August and consisted of a challenging mix of campcraft and other scout
The 2000 Cairde National Venturer Competition was the fourth of its kind. It was held in Larch Hill on the first weekend in July and the competition saw the biggest entry of teams yet. The theme for the weekend was Latin America as everything went El Mexico style. The weekend
Above: The Chief Scout, Peter Dixon (left centre) conferring the Order of the Silver Wolfhound on Bro. Finbarr with from left, David Rogers, Field Commissioner; Pat Murphy, National Executive Board; JD Hally, former Chief Scout and John Culbert, Regional Commissioner. Scouting Ireland CSI has honoured Brother Finbarr O’Keeffe of the De
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