Above: Seamus Purcell (Left) and Owen Riordan (Right).

After almost five very successful years as Group Leader of the De La Salle Scout Group, Owen Riordan has stepped down. Owen said he has hugely enjoyed his time in the post and he was sincerely thanked by all of the Group at the recent AGM. During his time the Group has gone from strength to strength both in terms of numbers of youth and adult members and of course in our high standard of programme provision. “The Chief” will be missed but has been replaced by the highly able lifetime member Seamus Purcell. Seamus has been actively involved in the De La Salle Scout Pipe Band for many years and was also a leader in the 13th Troop. Owen will replace Seamus as the Group Chairman. A huge thanks goes out to Owen and best of luck to both in their new roles.