We spoke to the Pipe Major, Pat Murphy about the band’s recent trip to The All Ireland Pipe Band Championships held in New Ross this year.
This year saw the biggest participation by De La Salle Scout Group in a County Competition since the days of the Ted Ryan and the Louis Murphy. 5 teams, 2 from The 3rd, 2 from the 7th and 1 from the very newly re-opened 13th took to the field on
The Munster mini bands was hosted by De La Salle Scout Pipe Band and took place in St. Stephen’s National School last weekend. The band had quite an amount of trophies by the end of the weekend.
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De La Salle Scout Pipe Band made their inaugural appearance in the Arklow Seabreeze Festival on Sunday last the 15th of July 2012.
At the IPBA Leinster Solo Piping and Drumming competition held in Palmerstown in Dublin on Saturday November 5th 2011 ten young De La Salle Scout pipers and drummers did exceptionally well when they competed against some very tough opposition from players from all over Dublin City and County, Cork, Limerick and
In the early part of the summer the band did extremely well in the Munster Pipe Band Championships which was held in Tralee in late June where they won the Munster MAPS pipe band competition and the drum corps were crowned Munster Champions having taken first place in their grade for the third year running. In September while in Pitlochry in the heart of Scotland competing against the best of Scottish pipe bands the Drum Corps again took first place in the Grade 4 competition. This was a super achievement for this talented group of players.
Over the last two months thirteen young people from Waterford travelled to various locations around the South of Ireland to compete in Solo Piping and Drumming competitions. The events were organized by various Branches of the Irish Pipe band Association and were held in Newcastle West in Co Limerick, New
Seven young pipers and drummers from the De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band travelled to Dublin on Sunday October 14th 2010 to participate in the Leinster piping and drumming solo competitions. On what was an cold and icy morning these young people showed their interest in one of their
On a very sunny Sunday, on June 20th 2010 22 members of the De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band and their supporters met in Waterford City Centre at a very early hour and travelled to Tralee in Co Kerry to compete in the Munster Championship pipe band competition. During the morning