Tree planting ceremony in People’s Park

The Mayor of Waterford, Cllr. Mary Roche, and the De La Salle Scouts and Band took part in a tree planting ceremony at The People’s Park on Saturday 12th March. This ceremony recognised that trees are an essential part of our environment and by doing something as simple as planting

Woodbadge Awards for David and Emily

New Arrival – Congratulations to Eric

Word comes in that Venturer Leader Eric Whelan and his partner Zoe Staunton have had a baby girl. Congratulations to Eric and his the family and we hear that all went well even in the face of the ice locked Waterford City. We can’t comment on rumours that the baby

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


Wedding Bells

Congratulations from the De La Salle Scout Group to Assistant Scoutleader James Doherty who was married on Saturday 24th July 2010 to Susan O’Malley. James is a member of the leadership team from the 3rd. Brendan Kiersey, County CPC (Programme Coordinator) has also announced his engagement to Donna Fitzgearld, Assistant CPC

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

Registration Night to be held

All members and parents are reminded that the De La Salle Scout Group Registration night will be held in the Den on Wednesday 4th November 2009 from 7.30pm.  It is imperative that Registration fees be paid each year as it registers your child for the year with HQ in Dublin so they


Phoenix Scouts pay tribute to the Leaders

On Wednesday the 14th September last  the winning Phoenix team and their parents caught the leaders of the 7th by surprise with a ‘Thank You’ party and a presentation of Penrose Crystal to Roddy, Keith, Tara and Michael. Needless to say there was also a Phoenix cake to be consumed!

10k Fun Run to be hotly contested

The annual 10K Fun Run sponsored by Caufield’s SuperValu and the Munster Express is taking place on Sunday 13th September 2009 at 12:00pm from the Regional Sports Centre in Waterford City. All De La Salle Scout Group members are being urged to take part and all proceeds of the run will be going to the Waterford


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).