Pieta House thanks the thousands who organised and took part in Darkness Into Light supported by Electric Ireland

Pieta House would like to extend a warm thank you to the committees and everyone involved in Darkness Into Light this year, from those who helped with the planning, promotion and event logistics to those who directed traffic, made tea for participants and handed out t-shirts. Organisers especially want to express their sincere gratitude to […]

Take Part In The Annual Darkness Into Light Event Supported By Electric Ireland

Darkness Into Light (DIL) is a unique, early morning experience which begins in darkness at 4.15am on 7th May, as thousands of people walk or run a 5km route while dawn is breaking. Last year’s event attracted over 100,000 participants in over 80 locations across Ireland and abroad. DIL is the flagship fundraiser for suicide […]

Two weeks left to register for Darkness Into Light events supported by Electric Ireland

With just two weeks to go, Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm charity is calling on people to sign up to for what is set to be the biggest Darkness Into Light ever held. The charity’s annual fundraising and awareness event in association with Electric Ireland takes place in 90 venues across Ireland this year. […]

Strength in numbers as 35,000 people across Ireland shine a light on darkness of suicide

Incredible turnout at 20 locations for Pieta House’s fifth annual Darkness into Light walk with Electric Ireland Suicide charity Pieta House’s annual Darkness into Light fundraising event with Electric Ireland got underway at 4am on Saturday morning as an estimated 35,000 people turned out for dawn walks at 20 locations around the country in an […]

Record numbers sign up for Pieta House’s ‘Darkness into Light’ dawn fundraising event next weekend

Towns and cities across the country are buzzing with excitement as final preparations are put in place for the fifth annual Darkness into Light 5km dawn walk/run with Electric Ireland With only days to go, record numbers have already signed up for Pieta House’s Darkness into Light event next weekend as the suicide charity gears […]

Walk from Darkness into Light for Pieta House

What?          Darkness into Light – the annual fundraiser for suicide and self-harm crisis centre Pieta House   When?         This Saturday morning, 12th of May at 4.00am   Where?        The Scout Hall, Abbey Street, Roscrea, and 13 other locations around the country   Who?           Thousands of Pieta House supporters     Suicide and self-harm crisis centre […]

93% Increase in Under 18 Year Olds Seeking Help from suicide and self-harm centre Pieta House

Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm crisis centre have announced new figures that show a significant rise in people seeking their help in 2011. The biggest increase was in the under-18 age group which saw an increase of 93%. 70% of these were female. This age group also had the highest instance of self-harm. “The […]

Pieta House CEO and Founder to Launch Roscrea Darkness into Light

What?          Launch of the Roscrea Darkness into Light 5km walk   When?         Friday, 27th April at 6:00pm   Where?        Scout Hall, Abby Street, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary   Who?           Joan Freeman, Pieta House CEO and Founder     Joan Freeman, CEO and Founder of Pieta House, will be in the Scout Hall, Abby Street, Roscrea on […]

Kathryn Thomas and Micheal O’Muircheartaigh launch Pieta House’s annual fundraiser Darkness into Light

Today (Wednesday, 4th April) GAA legend Micheál O’Muircheartaigh and RTÉ’s The Voice presenter Kathryn Thomas launched Pieta House’s annual fundraiser – Darkness into Light which will take place in 14 locations around the country at 4am on Saturday, 12th May 2012. Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm crisis centre is calling on people from all […]