The De La Salle Venturer Group have added a further honour to what has already been an exceptionally active and successful year. On Sunday the 24th of September, they were awarded Venturer Group of the Year for 2000 by the Waterford and South Kilkenny Region. This is the group’s third
The 2000 Cairde National Venturer Competition was the fourth of its kind. It was held in Larch Hill on the first weekend in July and the competition saw the biggest entry of teams yet. The theme for the weekend was Latin America as everything went El Mexico style. The weekend
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Above: Members of the De La Salle Venturer Group in the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks. The group had just descended ‘The Bone’ from Maolan Bui having climbed Cnoc na Peiste, The Big Gun and Cruach Mhor in Winter conditions. Loch Cailli and Coimin Uachtarach can be seen in the background.
Congratulations to the De La Salle Venturer Group who were awarded Venturer Group of the Year at the Waterford and South Kilkenny Regional mass on the 3rd of October last. The award was in recognition of the continued high standard of activity which the group has maintained over the past
Above: The Scout troop of the Irish contingent at the World Jamboree in Chile. The 19th World Jamboree, organised by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and the Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Chile took place over Christmas 1998 in Chile. A contingent of Irish Scouts travelled to
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;