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 At the Group Council on Tuesday the 4th of October last a number of Scouting Ireland awards were made. Bro Martin got the Scouting Ireland Community Award on behalf of the De La Salle Order in recognition of almost 80 years of active support and involvement in Scouting by the order with the De La Salle Scout Group.  Ray Smith was presented with a Gold Merit Award in recognition of his unique contribution as a scouter over the past twenty years. Gary Sinnott, Assistant Venturer Leader received a 5 Year Service Award as did recently promoted Macaoimh Leader Robert Windle (pictured above).  Karen Kenneally, Group Secretary also received a 5 Year Service Award. County Commissioner, Tom O’Neill and Group Leader, David Rogers were on hand to congratulate all on their achievements.