Owen steps out as Seamus steps in as Group Leader

  Above: Seamus Purcell (Left) and Owen Riordan (Right). After almost five very successful years as Group Leader of the De La Salle Scout Group, Owen Riordan has stepped down. Owen said he has hugely enjoyed his time in the post and he was sincerely thanked by all of the Group


Congratulations to the new Mayor of Waterford City – Mary Roche

Congratulations to Independent Councillor Mary Roche on her election as the new Mayor of Waterford City. Mary was a former Girl Guide Ranger who worked with the Waterford City Venturers in Mount Melleray as Crew on many occasions. She is also a member of the Waterford Youth Committee. The De

Group receives SQS Excellence Award

Group Leader, Owen Riordan has confirmed that the De La Salle Scout Group was awarded the System of Quality Scouting Excellence Award for 2009. The SQS Award is a quality strategy adopted by Scouting Ireland that challenges Groups, Counties, Provinces and National Teams to provide a high standard of Scouting to its

Pipe Band 75th Anniversary Concert

The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band is celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year having been founded in 2009.  They will be having a concert to celebrate the end of their 75th Anniversary on Sunday 13th December in St. Declans School Hall, Water Street at 8.00pm.  Our band is of course the

7th De La Salle win the Phoenix Challenge

Above: The Team from the 7th – Phoenix Challenge Winners 2009. Congratulations to the 7th De La Salle Scout Troop Waterford, who were crowned the winners of this years Phoenix Challenge which was held from the 20th to the 23rd of August at Mount Mellary Scout Centre, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford. The

Pipe Band Represents Ireland at Celtic Festival

The hugely popular De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band from Waterford City who are celebrating their 75th anniversary this year were selected to represent Ireland at the Festival Inter Celtique held in Lorient in Brittany France form July 30th to August 9th.  The Festival Inter Celtique held annually in

Award Holders Honoured

As part of the De La Salle Scout Pipe Bands 75th Anniversary, there was a gathering of Scouters from the Group who hold the highest award that scouting can bestow on its members, the Order of the Sliver Wolfhound (former Scouting Ireland CSI) and the Order of Cú Chulainn (Scouting Ireland).

Annual Flag Day is a huge success

Above: Members of the 3rd Macaoimh march on our Faithlegg Scout Centre to plant trees in April 2009. Owen Riordan, Group Leader would like to express his gratitude on behalf of all at the De La Salle Scout Group for the support from the Waterford community during their local flag day.

De La Salle Scout Group featured on the Waterford Today

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of world scouting, the De La Salle Scout Group were delighted when the Waterford Today newspaper which has a circulation of over 17000 copies in and around Waterford City decided to run a full page feature on the group.  The article was run

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