Successful Cuillin Ridge Traverse

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

Charity Swim raises much needed funds

Well done to Kate Hayes from the De La Salle Venturer Group who organised a very successful fundraising swim in Dunmore recently.  The swim was part of her preparations for her forthcoming trip to Texas with the Chief Scout’s contingent.  Kate collected €400 for her efforts and the Charity she

Service to Scout Shop in Waterford Recognised

The distinguished service of Agnes Hayes and Bro. Finbar O’Keeffe to Scout Shops Limited was recognised recently. The depot in Waterford shut its doors for the last time in October as part of a restructuring of Scout Shops operations across the country.  A number of presentations were made to Bro.

Group Members Honoured at Annual Youth Awards

Above (L-R): Joe Gough, WVYC; Michael Flynn, Waterford Crystal; Sue Larkin, WVYC, David Rogers, De La Salle Scout Group – Volunteer of the Year Winner; Mary Roche, Deputy Mayor and Cathy Hanrahan WVYC. Photo © Joe Evans, Waterford News and Star. Congratulations to Robert Windle (Roddy – below left) who won the

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

Pipe Band 70th Anniversary Celebrations and Awards

Above: The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band departs from St. Patrick’s Church. The group would like to extend its sincere thanks to all those who contributed to the success of it’s recent celebrations to mark the 70th Anniversary of the De La Salle Scout Pipe Band. The History of the De La Salle

Taking the helm of the Waterford Scout County

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On the 20th of January last at the Waterford Crystal Sports Complex the New County Management Committee was elected. They are as follows: County Commissioner, Jody Phelan; County Chairperson, Brian Gaule – 1st Port of Waterford Sea Scouts; County Secretary, Alison Parle – St Pauls; County Treasurer, Brendan Doherty –

Waterford Scout County on the way

Pictured below are David Rogers, Unit Leader; Derrick Watson – Provincial Commissioner, South Eastern Province, Scouting Ireland and Jody Phelan,  the current Regional Commissioner who is also the new Waterford Scout County Commissioner Elect.  They met on the 26th of November last at St. Paul’s Scout Den in Waterford during a

Scouting Ireland – Before and After

Scouting Ireland the new unified Scout association for this country will officially exist as of 1st January 2004. The De La Salle Scout Unit firmly believes that this new association will help to deliver a successful future for scouting in this country. Well done to all those in both associations

Scouting Ireland – We Are One!

The 11th of May 2003 was an historic day for Scouting in Ireland. It was the day when the two Irish Scouting organisations voted in favour of forming one new organisation – Scouting Ireland – which will officially exist as of 1st January 2004. Scouting Ireland (SAI) and Scouting Ireland