The De La Salle Scout Pipe Band were honoured with a Mayoral reception at City Hall on Thursday the 9th of December last. The Mayor of Waterford City, Seamus Ryan presented a Waterford Crystal Mayoral Plate to the band which was received by Pipe Major, Pat Murphy.  The Mayor commended the band for their 70 years of service to Waterford City and wished them every success with their trip to Pipefest 2005 in Edinburgh and for the future. David Stone from the Waterford City Pipe Band was also honoured at the event after winning the All Ireland U16 piping championships.

Above (L-R): Bro. Finbarr O'Keeffe, Mayor Seamus Ryan, the band's longest serving member (Pat Murphy) and the youngest member (Ben Jacob).