Last March a group of De La Salle Ventures accompanied the Abbeyside Ventures on a hike up Lugnaquilla in the Wicklow Mountains, here’s the expedition report from Matthew Gaynor, in the typical Venture fashion of 2 months late.
Four long distance hikers from the Waterford Scout County are just back from completing the Beara Way which is the best long distance walking route in Ireland. The Beara Way runs for 196km around the spectacular Atlantic peninsula shared by Cork and Kerry and includes circuits of Dursey Island and
Well done to Peter Murphy who today completed his final stage of the duo of local long distance walking routes – the East Munster Way and the South Leinster Way.
Two mountaineers from the De La Salle Scout Group have successfully completed the GR20 High Level Route on the mountainous Mediterranean island of Corsica.
The E8 European long distance path is one of the European long-distance paths, leading 4700km across Europe, from West Cork to Istanbul in Turkey. The Irish E8 path which runs from Dursey Head to Dun Laoighre
Well done to the members of the 7th Beavers (Monday Night) who braved the rain to attend the “National Trails Day” hike in Portlaw woods on Sunday 2nd October. Along the way they learned how to identify signs of wild animals as well as all the Irish flora!
Read our full report here!
Eighteen leaders from the De La Salle Scout Group, some high Scottish mountains and a load of haggis. The 1999 Leaders weekend was the stuff of legends after which Roddy was made to promise that he would never wear Lycra again.
Contingent: John Hennebry, Billy Flynn, Paschal Guilfoyle, Betty Guilfoyle, George Kavanagh, Robert Windle, John O’Donohue, Gary Sinnott, Tom Casey, Colm Ennis, David Guilfoyle, Pat Murphy, Paul White, Ian Sinnott, Billy Collins, Carmel Cunningham, Bernard Cunningham and Aidan Ennis. We had never been so far afield before, so when Scotland was rumoured