Join Alex on his journey through Iceland as part of the Crean Challenge 2016.
Matthew Gaynor of the De La Salle Ventures gives an account of their 5 night stay in Shielbaggan Adventure Centre last month, which included a day trip to Oakwood theme park in Wales.
This year for the annual St. Patrick’s weekend walk, three long distance hikers from Waterford Scout County took on the Dingle Peninsula in the form of the Dingle Way.
While the majority of the group are busy with St. Patrick’s day planning, the long distance hiking arm of the De La Salle Leadership Team will be tackling a 110km route along the Dingle Way from the sandy beaches of the Dingle Peninsula to the peaks of Mt. Brandon.
Last March a group of De La Salle Ventures accompanied the Abbeyside Ventures on a hike up Lugnaquilla in the Wicklow Mountains, here’s the expedition report from Matthew Gaynor, in the typical Venture fashion of 2 months late.
The Ventures were hearing about this place 180 kilometres north of Waterford called Dublin, apparently the capital. Here’s what they found out.
Last Tuesday, 19th November, a mayoral reception was held to celebrate the achievements of the Phoenix-winning team of the 7th De La Salle scouts, Elaine Stone on coming 3rd in the All-Ireland Junior piping competition, and Eimear Costello on coming 1st in the U14 category of the piping.
Four long distance hikers from the Waterford Scout County are just back from completing the Beara Way which is the best long distance walking route in Ireland. The Beara Way runs for 196km around the spectacular Atlantic peninsula shared by Cork and Kerry and includes circuits of Dursey Island and
Two of De La Salle Scout Group’s ‘Ultimate Hikers’ Eoin Kelly (3rd Cubs and DLS Rovers) and Colm Ennis (DLS Online Editor) have completed the Nízke Tatry Ridge in Slovakia.