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.
Above: The Chief Scout, Peter Dixon (left centre) conferring the Order of the Silver Wolfhound on Bro. Finbarr with from left, David Rogers, Field Commissioner; Pat Murphy, National Executive Board; JD Hally, former Chief Scout and John Culbert, Regional Commissioner. Scouting Ireland CSI has honoured Brother Finbarr O’Keeffe of the De
Above: Members of the De La Salle Venturer Group in the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks. The group had just descended ‘The Bone’ from Maolan Bui having climbed Cnoc na Peiste, The Big Gun and Cruach Mhor in Winter conditions. Loch Cailli and Coimin Uachtarach can be seen in the background.
Congratulations to the De La Salle Venturer Group who were awarded Venturer Group of the Year at the Waterford and South Kilkenny Regional mass on the 3rd of October last. The award was in recognition of the continued high standard of activity which the group has maintained over the past
The Unit would like to thank all those who took part in and supported the Unit Golf Classic which took place at Faithlegg Golf Course on Friday April 30th last. Speaking at the prize giving ceremony, the Unit Leader, John Hennebry expressed his gratitude to the many companies and individuals
1998 saw the Unit celebrate it’s 70th Anniversary and the year has been hailed as a huge success. The Anniversary programme was launched in March at the De La Salle Centre in Stephen’s Street and it concluded with the Unit Christmas mass at the De La Salle College in December.
Above: The 70th Anniversary Celebrations get underway with the commissioning of a new Unit Flag at a ceremony in St.Patrick’s Church. (L-R) Carmel Cunningham, 7th Macaoimh; Billy Collins, 7th Scouts; David Rogers, Regional Commissioner; John Hennebry, Asst. Unit Leader; Cathy Wallis, Beaver Leader; Owen Riordan, Venturer Leader; Ian Sinnott, 13th Scouts;
The De La Salle Scout Unit welcomes the announcement that SICSI (Scouting Ireland CSI) and SAI (Scout Association of Ireland) are to begin work immediately on merging the two organisations. The move was agreed at the SICSI National Council held in Waterford on the 9th and 10th of May at