Venturers hit the Reeks

  • Published: January 22nd, 2000
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Above: Members of the De La Salle Venturer Group in the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks. The group had just descended ‘The Bone’ from Maolan Bui having climbed Cnoc na Peiste, The Big Gun and Cruach Mhor in Winter conditions. Loch Cailli and Coimin Uachtarach can be seen in the background.

Scotland 1999 Leaders Weekend

  • Published: November 10th, 1999
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Eighteen leaders from the De La Salle Scout Group, some high Scottish mountains and a load of haggis.  The 1999 Leaders weekend was the stuff of legends after which Roddy was made to promise that he would never wear Lycra again.

National Orienteering Success

The Unit was represented at the 1999 National Orienteering Competition by the 3rd Scout Troop and by the DLS Venturers. Excellent performances were put in by Patrick Kelly and Brian Brazil who came second in the Under 16 Novices and Ian Fitzek and Conor Walsh who came third in the

Leaders Weekend in Scotland

  • Published: October 25th, 1999
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Contingent: John Hennebry, Billy Flynn, Paschal Guilfoyle, Betty Guilfoyle, George Kavanagh, Robert Windle, John O’Donohue, Gary Sinnott, Tom Casey, Colm Ennis, David Guilfoyle, Pat Murphy, Paul White, Ian Sinnott, Billy Collins, Carmel Cunningham, Bernard Cunningham and Aidan Ennis. We had never been so far afield before, so when Scotland was rumoured

Regional Awards

  • Published: October 4th, 1999
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Congratulations to the De La Salle Venturer Group who were awarded Venturer Group of the Year at the Waterford and South Kilkenny Regional mass on the 3rd of October last. The award was in recognition of the continued high standard of activity which the group has maintained over the past

Excellent Summer for Unit

  • Published: September 7th, 1999
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Above: The contingent from the 3rd, 7th and 13th Scout Troops Most gather at the volleyball net before the waterfight begins. The Summer is never a quiet time for the Unit and this year was no exception. After the Louis Murphy competition in June, Camp ’99 was the focus of attention

Unit Golf Classic

  • Published: May 3rd, 1999
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The Unit would like to thank all those who took part in and supported the Unit Golf Classic which took place at Faithlegg Golf Course on Friday April 30th last. Speaking at the prize giving ceremony, the Unit Leader, John Hennebry expressed his gratitude to the many companies and individuals

Unit Success at Ted Ryan Challenge

  • Published: April 2nd, 1999
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The recent Ted Ryan Challenge held just outside Clonmel has been hailed as a huge success for the Unit with the 3rd Scout troop taking top honours while the 13th came in third and the 7th came fourth. Three troops from the Unit coming in the top four places is

Mark Casey – De La Salle Venturer attends World Jamboree in Chile

  • Published: January 31st, 1999
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Above: The Scout troop of the Irish contingent at the World Jamboree in Chile. The 19th World Jamboree, organised by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and the Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Chile took place over Christmas 1998 in Chile. A contingent of Irish Scouts travelled to

70th Anniversary Year Concludes

  • Published: January 1st, 1999
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1998 saw the Unit celebrate it’s 70th Anniversary and the year has been hailed as a huge success. The Anniversary programme was launched in March at the De La Salle Centre in Stephen’s Street and it concluded with the Unit Christmas mass at the De La Salle College in December.