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Darkness into Light

May 11, 2019 @ 4:15 am

Darkness into Light is an annual walking event and fundraiser held, primarily, across Ireland. Participants meet before dawn (4.15am) on a particular Saturday in May and walk or run for 5km to meet the sunrise. Founded in 2009 by psychologist Joan Freeman as a fundraiser in the Phoenix Park for Pieta House suicide prevention and counselling, 400 attended the first event while the 2017 event was attended by an estimated 150,000 – 200,000, participants at more than 150 locations.[5] Similar events occur in Australia and New Zealand, Asia and North America.

 

Details

Date:
May 11, 2019
Time:
4:15 am
Event Category:

Organizer

Kinsale Youth Support Service (KYSS)
Phone:
085-8725789
Website:
http://www.kyss.ie/

Venue

Kinsale
Emmet Place, Kinsale, Co. Cork P17 C973 Ireland + Google Map
Website:
www.kinsale.ie