Annual Flag Day is a huge success

Above: Members of the 3rd Macaoimh march on our Faithlegg Scout Centre to plant trees in April 2009. Owen Riordan, Group Leader would like to express his gratitude on behalf of all at the De La Salle Scout Group for the support from the Waterford community during their local flag day.

De La Salle Scout Group featured on the Waterford Today

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of world scouting, the De La Salle Scout Group were delighted when the Waterford Today newspaper which has a circulation of over 17000 copies in and around Waterford City decided to run a full page feature on the group.  The article was run

Group support Down Syndrome Ireland

Pictured above are Mary Winter, David Collins and Darragh Quinlan from the De La Salle Scout Group with Cha O’Neill from Waterford City Council and other supporters from Down Syndrome Ireland.  The group were at Waterford City Hall to launch the De La Salle Scout Group’s support for Down Syndrome

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

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

Group Christmas Mass and Award Ceremony Held

Above: Bro. Finbar and Agnes Hayes receiving their presentation from the County Commissioner, Jody Phelan. The annual Group Christmas mass was held on Saturday 18th December at 6.30pm in the De La Salle College Chapel. There was a number of presentations made during the ceremony including  to Bro. Finbar O’Keeffe

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

Order of Malta honour Group’s 75 Years

On the 17th of February the Waterford Unit of the Order of Malta made a presentation to the De La Salle Scout Group, to mark our 75th Anniversary. This was also in recognition of the fact that members of the De La Salle Scout Unit helped in the formation of the

Group Christmas Mass and Awards

The annual Christmas Unit Mass and award ceremony was held on Sunday the 14th of December at the De La Salle College chapel.  The mass was celebrated by the Regional Chaplain, Fr. Tom Rogers and was attended by all sections in the Unit.   Kate Hayes, pictured below with her family

Historic Flag Down Ceremony

The Chief Scout, Peter Dixon held a ‘Flag Down’ Ceremony on Sunday 7th of December last to mark the end of the Association and the very last Board Meeting. He presented the Association Flag to a Cub Scout (Below). The Unit was represented by David Rogers and Pat Murphy at