Liam O’Connell from the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop gives us his account of the Ulster MPC 2011 which took place in the Mourne Mountains in Co. Down. It was another tough weekend!
By Matthew Gaynor, Team Scribe 7th Waterford De La Salle. Above: The 7th De La Salle’s Connaught MPC 2011 team before leaving the den. Friday We met up at the den ay 3:00pm, and a stop at Tesco Lisduggan and 2 missing consent forms later we eventually got on the
by Seán Ó Gríofa – 7th Waterford De La Salle In July 2011 Seán Ó Gríofa from the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop took part in the first part of the Tall Ships Race from Waterford to Greenock in Western Scotland, just east of Glasgow. He was lucky enough to be selected
Above: The Team from the 3rd on the summit of Bin Bhan. Well done to the Scouts from the 3rd and 7th Scout Troops (Jack, Michael, William, Ruairi, Ciaran, Colm) and Leaders Michael, Eoin and Colm on their ascent of the highest mountain in Galway: Binn Bhan (729m) in the
Above: Members of the Three Ranges Challenge contingent about to set off on their final leg across the Comeraghs. Could the three great mountain ranges across the three counties of Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford be traversed in three days? The answer is yes as a contingent from the De La Salle
The 2005 County Mountain Pursuit Challenge featured a photo competition kindly sponsored by Altitude of Ballybricken in Waterford City and the winners have just been announced. Padraig O’Muiriosa of the Old Parish Scout Troop was awarded top honours in the Scout section of the competition for his “Cool morning in the mountains”
The Cuillin Ridge in Skye is the most famous mountaineering expedition in Britain and takes in 3000 metres of ascent spread along ten kilometres of spectacular mountain scenery. There are no less than nineteen separate peaks on the ridge including eleven munros and there is a significant amount of technical
Above: The Waterford Scout County Venture Scouts during their group expedition to London in 2004. From the 2nd to the 5th of July 2004 the Waterford Scout County Venturer Group held their expedition for 2004 to London. It was attended by Brian Walsh, Leon Mullally, Michael Cleary and Colm O’hOgartaigh from
Paul McSweeney ASL of the 7th Scout Troop is pictured below overlooking Loch Coimin Piest during a complete Reeks Ridge traverse in the Macgillycuddys in Kerry in February 2002. Along with Colm Ennis he set a new group record of 6 hours and 20 minutes.