On August 3rd the De La Salle Scout Pipe Band and its support team will leave Waterford for ten days to participate at the world famous Festival Interceltique de Lorient in Brittany, northern France.
Elaine Hayes has made history by becoming the group’s first Female Group Leader. We we asked Elaine what she can bring to the table, read on to find out.
Matthew Gaynor of the De La Salle Ventures gives an account of their 5 night stay in Shielbaggan Adventure Centre last month, which included a day trip to Oakwood theme park in Wales.
We spoke to the new Group Leader – Keith Cunningham about a variety of different things and here’s what he had to say.
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.
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.
David “Ginter” Collins has decided to step down from the role of Group Leader citing personal reasons.
It is with great sadness that The De La Salle Scout Group can confirm the death of one of our leaders, Colm Ennis.
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.
Last Tuesday, 19th November, a mayoral reception was held to celebrate the achievements of the Phoenix-winning team of the 7th De La Salle scouts, Elaine Stone on coming 3rd in the All-Ireland Junior piping competition, and Eimear Costello on coming 1st in the U14 category of the piping.