Group support Down Syndrome Ireland

Pictured above are Mary Winter, David Collins and Darragh Quinlan from the De La Salle Scout Group with Cha O’Neill from Waterford City Council and other supporters from Down Syndrome Ireland.  The group were at Waterford City Hall to launch the De La Salle Scout Group’s support for Down Syndrome

Group Christmas Mass and Award Ceremony Held

Above (L-R): Billy Collins, Scoutleader 7th Waterford; Martin Burbidge, Chief Scout; Maurice Kavanagh, Chief Scout Award Recipient and David Rogers, Group Leader.   The annual Group Christmas mass was held on Saturday 17th December in the De La Salle College Chapel. There were a number of presentations made during the ceremony

The Big Walk is on the way

Left: Members of the 3rd Scouts in training for The Big Walk on the Outer Ring Road. On Sunday the 28th of August next, the people of Waterford will have a unique opportunity to explore the new Waterford City Outer Ring Road by taking part in “The Big Walk”. The

Group Christmas Mass and Award Ceremony Held

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

Beaver and Macaoimh Investitures Held

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.

Garden Day Success and Development Fund Launch

Above: George Kavanagh with guests at the historic Sion Hill House. On Sunday the 20th of June last the Group held an open day at the renowned and historic settings of Sion Hill House and Gardens in Waterford. The event was hosted by George and Antoinette Kavanagh.  The day included guided

Order of Malta honour Group’s 75 Years

On the 17th of February the Waterford Unit of the Order of Malta made a presentation to the De La Salle Scout Group, to mark our 75th Anniversary. This was also in recognition of the fact that members of the De La Salle Scout Unit helped in the formation of the

Group Christmas Mass and Awards

The annual Christmas Unit Mass and award ceremony was held on Sunday the 14th of December at the De La Salle College chapel.  The mass was celebrated by the Regional Chaplain, Fr. Tom Rogers and was attended by all sections in the Unit.   Kate Hayes, pictured below with her family

Historic Flag Down Ceremony

The Chief Scout, Peter Dixon held a ‘Flag Down’ Ceremony on Sunday 7th of December last to mark the end of the Association and the very last Board Meeting. He presented the Association Flag to a Cub Scout (Below). The Unit was represented by David Rogers and Pat Murphy at

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.