Scouting Good News
Bushfire Badge - A special Thank You from the Scout Association of Australia
Scouting Ireland members purchased over 700 badges and helped raise more than AUD$3,800 to support scouting families affected by the Australian Bushfires earlier in 2020. Click Here to read the letter from the Scout Association of Australia.
Taskforce Report October 21st 2020
"...to serve my community, to help other people..." Click Here for the Taskforce Report October 2020
First Aid Skills
Georgia Grant from St. Paul’s Scout Group put her scouting skills to good use recently by helping a man who had collapsed in Waterford. Click HERE for more information
Renmore Scout Den - Aladdin's Cave
Renmore Scout Group in Galway are giving exercise equipment and music instruments a new lease of life. Click HERE for the good news story from RTÉ.
Lens Lockdown Challenge
The northern province ran the Lens Lockdown Challenge 2020 for the month of June where members could submit photos of their lockdown experience. Click HERE to read the full article.
Check out the awesome Campfire Cake that Conor, a cub scout in 1st Dublin Fairview recently made for a section challenge. Click HERE.
Cubs Making Scrubs
A cub scout with 27th Belfast scout group decided she wanted to get involved when her nanny was making masks and bags for NI Scrubs. Check out the full story HERE.
Two Malahide Cub Scouts took on a sponsored 42km cycle recently in aid of Aoife's Clown Doctors. Click HERE to read the article.
Hike for Hope - Stories
More than €40,000 has been raised to support the vital services of Pieta House, Preventing Suicide and Self Harm
Check out the links below for just a glimpse of some of the people who took part and some of the fun that was had. Donations can still be made HERE
Kilmore Scouts in Wexford Hike for Hope
Check out the video from Kilmore Scouts Hike for Hope. Click HERE
Virtual hiking challenge launched to raise funds for Pieta House
Scouting Ireland volunteers have launched Hike for Hope, a virtual challenge taking place 8th - 10th of May to help raise €10,000. Click HERE to read the article in the Galway Daily.
Maynooth Scouts Malin Head to Mizen Head Hike for Pieta House
Starting at sunrise on the 9th May, Maynooth Scout Group & Friends will take a virtual hike from one end of the country to the other, collectively walking the distance from Malin Head to Mizen Head - a mere 547 kilometres over 12 hours! Click HERE for more information
Hike for Hope launched by Scouting Ireland Volunteers to raise much needed funding for Pieta House
Check out the article in the Longford Leader HERE
3 Rock Scout County Cup
Bremore Scouts Marathon in May
89th Bremore Scout Group is Running a "Marathon in May" to keep active and to raise funds for the Balbriggan Cancer Support Group who have been a great support to us since we started. You can find out more information HERE
Northern Province - NI Scrubs
Scouting Ireland is working with NI Scrubs, coordinating donations, deliveries and collections all over the province. Check out the amazing work that has been completed so far in this initiative by clicking HERE
Cub Scout - Act of Kindness
Listen - 10-year-old Tipperary Cub Scout talks to Tipp FM about his random act of kindness for elderly woman. Click HERE to warm your heart.
10th Dublin Kilternan Scout Leaders and Youth Members are proudly supporting a national sewing initiative to produce, collect and deliver protective face masks for care providers who need them most. To support click HERE.
Sea Scouts Lend a Hand
The young members of Malahide Sea Scouts are playing their own role in the battle against COVID-19. Click HERE to read more at Fingal Independent.
Carrigaline Community Spirit
Carrigaline praised for its 'outstanding' community spirit during coronavirus pandemic. Click HERE to read all about it on thecork.ie.
Easter Eggs Donation
Kildare town Scouts took on the role of the Easter bunny, delivering Easter wishes and plenty of chocolate eggs to local nursing homes and children in hospital. Click HERE to check out the article in the Kildare Nationalist
Helping Make Face Shields
Scouts from Douglas and St Finbarrs in Cork have been helping to make Face Shields for front line workers. Click HERE to check out the post on Facebook
Belfast Scouts Donating Radio Transceiver
The 11th Belfast Scouts have been busy collecting radio transceivers to donate to Hospitals so they can be used on the wards. You can check out their progress on their Twitter Page. Click HERE