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
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.
Congratulations to the following people who have been elected and appointed to various positions on the De La Salle Scout Unit Leadership Team. John Hennebry has been elected Unit Leader, a position he has held in a caretaker capacity for the past 18 months. Liam Butler has been appointed as
Liam Butler’s name and face are synoymous with the De La Salle Scout Unit. He has given years of dedicated service in numerous positions including Assistant Unit Leader and Unit Leader. At the SICSI National Council held in Waterford on the 10th of May, Liam was awarded the Silver Wolfhound
Above: The 70th Anniversary Celebrations get underway with the commissioning of a new Unit Flag at a ceremony in St.Patrick’s Church. (L-R) Carmel Cunningham, 7th Macaoimh; Billy Collins, 7th Scouts; David Rogers, Regional Commissioner; John Hennebry, Asst. Unit Leader; Cathy Wallis, Beaver Leader; Owen Riordan, Venturer Leader; Ian Sinnott, 13th Scouts;
The De La Salle Scout Unit welcomes the announcement that SICSI (Scouting Ireland CSI) and SAI (Scout Association of Ireland) are to begin work immediately on merging the two organisations. The move was agreed at the SICSI National Council held in Waterford on the 9th and 10th of May at
Congratulations to Mark Casey, former member of the 13th Scout Troop and now part of the De La Salle Venturer Group who has just received word that he will be awarded the Chief Scouts Award. Mark’s project was to design a website for the Waterford and South Kilkenny Region. Mark