Charity Swim raises much needed funds

Well done to Kate Hayes from the De La Salle Venturer Group who organised a very successful fundraising swim in Dunmore recently.  The swim was part of her preparations for her forthcoming trip to Texas with the Chief Scout’s contingent.  Kate collected €400 for her efforts and the Charity she

De La Salle Venturers bound for the USA

Congratulations to Kate Hayes of the De La Salle Venturer Group who has been accepted to go to Texas with the Chief Scout’s contingent which will be headed out there over the summer. Well done also to John Cummins and Patrick McCormack have been accepted for the Venturer Explorer Belt

County Venturers on Ireland’s highest peak

Left: Members of the Waterford Scout County Venture Scout Group on the summit of Ireland’s highest mountain – Corran Tuathail (1038m). [imagebrowser id=9]

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

County Venturer Group London Expedition 2004

Above: The Waterford Scout County Venture Scouts during their group expedition to London in 2004. From the 2nd to the 5th of July 2004 the Waterford Scout County Venturer Group held their expedition for 2004 to London.  It was attended by Brian Walsh, Leon Mullally, Michael Cleary and Colm O’hOgartaigh from

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

75th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

Above: Pictured at Waterford City Hall are from L-R John Sharpe, Owen Riordan, Stacia Coughlan, Paschal Guilfoyle, Pat Murphy, Peter Dixon, Chief Scout, Robert Windle, Tom Cunningham, Mayor, George Kavanagh, Billy Collins, David Rogers and Ray Smith. The weekend of the 8th and 9th of November last saw a number of