The first major discovery of the weekend was that a Peugeot 106 is not the best machine to stuff four Scouts, a leader and an assload of gear into. After the said machine had the end driven out of it, we checked in with the event co-ordinator (Adam de Eyto)
Above (L-R): Paul McSweeney, De La Salle; Peter Dixon, Chief Scout; Andrew Johnston, St. Pauls. Congratulations to Paul McSweeney, formerly of the 3rd De La Salle Scout Troop and now a member of the De La Salle Venturer Group who has been awarded the Chief Scout’s Award. The presentation was made
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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