Above: Pat Murphy and Cian O’hOgartaigh with their awards from the Waterford Voluntary Youth Council.

Congratulations to Cian O’hOgartaigh who won the Youth Award in the Uniformed and Rescue category at the Waterford Voluntary Youth Council Annual Awards held on Thursday the 4th of December 2008 last. Cian has been a very active member of the De La Salle Scout Group for the past nine years and spent many years as a leading member of the 3rd De La Salle Scout Troop. He is currently a member of the De La Salle Venturer Group. Cian’s achievements in the past year included an excellent performance in the national Venturer Trizone event and participation in the Mountaineering Council of Ireland’s Scottish winter skills course.

Above: Members of the De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band at the 2008 Waterford Voluntary Youth Council Awards.

This year’s overall youth leader award also went to the Pat Murphy of the De La Salle Scout Group Pipe Band which had yet another phenomenal year.  The award was also in recognition of all of his work and efforts to scouting over the years but in particular for his work in Waterford City. The De La Salle Scout Group would like to pass on its congratulations to Cian and Pat and all of the award recipients.