Scouting Ireland the new unified Scout association for this country will officially exist as of 1st January 2004. The De La Salle Scout Unit firmly believes that this new association will help to deliver a successful future for scouting in this country. Well done to all those in both associations who have worked so tirelessly to bring this merger and new beginning about.  Pictured above on the 21st of June 2003 at Larch Hill are the Joint Boards of Scouting Ireland (CSI) and Scouting Ireland SAI before the formation of the new Interim Management Committee (below).