Column: Competitions from an outside perspective – where has it come from and where is it going?

A Venture Scout who has been there, bought the t-shirt and ironed the neckerchief – An account from Matthew Gaynor on what the County Challenge is about and where it is going in the future.

3 Waterford Scout County Leaders report back on their 110km St. Patrick’s Weekend walk.

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.

10 questions asked to the new Group Leader, What did he have to say for himself?

We spoke to the new Group Leader – Keith Cunningham about a variety of different things and here’s what he had to say.

Group Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Multiple Awards.

The group celebrated St. Patrick’s day with an array of service awards, a special commendation from the Chief Scout Michael J. Shinnick to the band a multiple Chief Cub Scout awards.

De La Salle Leaders take on 110km St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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.

New candidates for Group Leader role as Ginter steps down

  David “Ginter” Collins has decided to step down from the role of Group Leader citing personal reasons.

Announcing our first Christmas Photo Competition in quite a while

  We haven’t done this in an while…

Venture Scout Matt Gaynor reports in on the Mini-Belt Log 2014

Our Venture Scouts took part in the first Mimi-Belt of it’s kind in Waterford a few weeks back, read on to find out how they got on.

Pipe Major happy with band’s progression at All Ireland Championships

We spoke to the Pipe Major, Pat Murphy about the band’s recent trip to The All Ireland Pipe Band Championships held in New Ross this year.

Ventures Lugnaquilla Hike 2014

  • Published: May 12th, 2014
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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.