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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.

Saturday, 11 May 2019

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Start Location
Saile Sports & Community Centre Kinsale




May 11, 2019
4:15 am
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Sáile – Kinsale Sports and Community Centre
Cappagh, Kinsale, Co. Cork P17 WD21 Ireland + Google Map