On Saturday night last November 9th the Group celebrated 40 years of Scouting in Caherdavin with a Dance at the Na Piarsaigh Clubhouse.This was a well attended event with Leaders from today and years gone bye getting together to enjoy this event.
A slide show of all events from 1979 right through to the present day played all through the night.It showed how active the Group has been throughout the 40 years,Some of the highlights on this display would have to be the Melvin win,Opening of Scout Hall and the Creann Challange.
It was great to see former Group Leaders Eamon Fuller,Tom Mitchell,John Giltenan,Joe O Halloran and Ollie Shinnors in attendance as well as our present Group Leader Des MeKeown.
Des,Ollie,John and Eamon all addressed the crowd.
Des presented Peter Sheehan with one of our new Group Hoodies as a thank you for designing the new Group Badge.
Also in attendance was Robbie Daly from Scout about Radio and he spent the night interviewing past and present Leaders for his Radio Programme. Robbie also interviewed 8 of of younger members at the Scout Hall in the afternoon.
Finger food was served up for everyone and a big thank you to Mace Caherdavin for this food.
Scouting in Caherdavin is still going strong and heres to the next 40 years.
A big thanks to Na Piarsaigh for the use of their Clubhouse
Finally a massive THANK YOU to everyone who turned up and made this a hugely enjoyable and successful night
Pictures of the night will be added shortly