Long Serving De La Salle Leaders Awarded Scouting’s highest honour

At a ceremony in Dooleys Hotel, Waterford, on Friday, March 3rd last, the De La Salle Scout Group and Scouting Ireland paid tribute to two of its longest-serving adult leaders. George Kavanagh of the well-known electrical family was celebrating 50 years as a Macaoimh leader with De La Salle. The

Tributes to David Rogers as Riordan takes the Helm

At the Annual General Meeting of the De La Salle Scout Group held on Tuesday the 10th of January 2006 it was confirmed that Group Leader, David Rogers, having completed his three year term as Group Leader, had decided not to stand for a second term.  The Group Council expressed

Group Christmas Mass and Award Ceremony Held

Above (L-R): Billy Collins, Scoutleader 7th Waterford; Martin Burbidge, Chief Scout; Maurice Kavanagh, Chief Scout Award Recipient and David Rogers, Group Leader.   The annual Group Christmas mass was held on Saturday 17th December in the De La Salle College Chapel. There were a number of presentations made during the ceremony

Bestowing of Scouting Ireland Awards

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[imagebrowser id=8]  At the Group Council on Tuesday the 4th of October last a number of Scouting Ireland awards were made. Bro Martin got the Scouting Ireland Community Award on behalf of the De La Salle Order in recognition of almost 80 years of active support and involvement in Scouting


The Big Walk is on the way

Left: Members of the 3rd Scouts in training for The Big Walk on the Outer Ring Road. On Sunday the 28th of August next, the people of Waterford will have a unique opportunity to explore the new Waterford City Outer Ring Road by taking part in “The Big Walk”. The

JD Hally – Ar Dheis De go raibh a h-anam

The De La Salle Scout Group wishes to extend it’s sincere sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of the late J.D. Hally who passed away recently after a period of illness.  J.D. (Jim) Hally was a former Chief Scout of the Catholic Boy Scouts of Ireland and also a retired Waterford County

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

Group welcomes new leader

Mr. Declan Kelly of the 17th Waterford St. Pauls has finally joined the De La Salle Group.  Speaking at his investiture, Decky as he is better known, cited stress caused by the refurbishment of the St. Pauls hall and the fact that De La Salle is indeed Ireland’s greatest scout

John Hennebry – Ar Dheis De go raibh a h-anam

Left: John Hennebry (4th from the right), amongst friends in the Wicklow Mountains. It is with great sadness and regret that the De La Salle Scout Group announces the untimely death on the 25th of March 2005 of John Hennebry.  ‘JD’ as he was known to us, was an exceptionally dedicated

Group congratulates New Programme Commissioners

The De La Salle Scout Group would like to extend it’s congratulations to all the new Programme Commissioners who were elected at the weekend at the National Management Committee meeting in Larch Hill. They are: Under 11’s: Pauline Lucas; Over 11’s: local Scoutleader Pat O’Connor; Participation: Neil Ledwith; National Events: