The 3rd De La Salle Scout Troop have created history by winning the 2000 All Ireland Scoutcraft Competition – the Melvin Trophy. The event was held at Larch Hill in Dublin from the 17th to the 20th of August and consisted of a challenging mix of campcraft and other scout
Above (L-R): Paul McSweeney, De La Salle; Peter Dixon, Chief Scout; Andrew Johnston, St. Pauls. Congratulations to Paul McSweeney, formerly of the 3rd De La Salle Scout Troop and now a member of the De La Salle Venturer Group who has been awarded the Chief Scout’s Award. The presentation was made
The Unit was represented at the 1999 National Orienteering Competition by the 3rd Scout Troop and by the DLS Venturers. Excellent performances were put in by Patrick Kelly and Brian Brazil who came second in the Under 16 Novices and Ian Fitzek and Conor Walsh who came third in the
Above: The contingent from the 3rd, 7th and 13th Scout Troops Most gather at the volleyball net before the waterfight begins. The Summer is never a quiet time for the Unit and this year was no exception. After the Louis Murphy competition in June, Camp ’99 was the focus of attention
The recent Ted Ryan Challenge held just outside Clonmel has been hailed as a huge success for the Unit with the 3rd Scout troop taking top honours while the 13th came in third and the 7th came fourth. Three troops from the Unit coming in the top four places is
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;
Congratulations to Mark Casey, former member of the 13th Scout Troop and now part of the De La Salle Venturer Group who has just received word that he will be awarded the Chief Scouts Award. Mark’s project was to design a website for the Waterford and South Kilkenny Region. Mark