Let’s get rowing! 

We took delivery of an East Coast Skiff in September 2017 courtesy of 8ú Calafort Gasóga Mara.  We are delighted to have the use of this boat. We will spend winter 2017 preparing it for a summer afloat in 2018. Being part of this tradition of rowing in Dublin Bay is very important to us…

2017: What a summer! 

All sections are currently on a short break. What a summer we’ve had so far!  We will do an intake from the waiting list in mid-September so if you are waiting to hear from us, you’ll hear then! While we can’t take everyone from the existing waiting list, we will accommodate as many as we can. …

Membership applications! 

Thanks to all who have signed up to our waiting list over recent weeks!  We have had a big influx of applications in the last little while and we will be working through them over the summer. All sections are currently full but spaces will become available as young people move between sections.  We will…

Check out our recent events!

Make sure to check out all the photos from our recent events, including a Cub trip up the Liffey, beach trips and hillwalking adventures here! We have plenty more planned over the coming weeks, with overnight camps, survival nights, dragon boating and sailing trips.  

Meetings are back at the usual times! 

After the short break our section meetings are back at the usual time. Thanks to all who attended the parents’ meeting.  Updated events calendars will circulate in the coming weeks. 

First Investiture

On 19 July, Scouting Ireland’s Chief Scout, Christy McCann invested Beaver and Cub Scouts at Focsle. Photos can be seen here. Thanks to everyone who came, inlcuding our guests Christy, Steph, Mark, Colin, Therese and Ger, and well done to all the young people!

The first 3 months of the new adventure!

So we are now 3 months into our Sea Scouting journey. We have had some great adventures including our hike to Larch Hill International Scout Centre and Cub Scout dinghy sailing.   In our next 3 months we will have the Great Beaver Boat Trip, a Cub Scout overnight and much more! We will be…

Our section meetings for 2016 commence!

Beaver Scouts return on Tuesday 12th April at 1815hrs, with Cub Scouts at 1915hrs. The image here is of the code flag for the letter P, known as the Blue Peter. When in harbour, raising the flag means “All persons should report on board as the vessel is about to proceed to sea.” So let’s…

Welcome to our new website

Thanks for joining us on our journey to re-open 1st Port of Dublin Sea Scouts (Ringsend)! Through 2015 a group of local adults have been training and preparing to get one of Ireland’s oldest Scout Group’s back up and running.  Keep in touch with our adventures here, and let us know if you would like…