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Thousands Take Part In Darkness Into Light 2018


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An estimated 200,000 people have taken part in the annual Darkness into Light event in aid of Pieta House this morning. 

The walk and run through the early hours of the morning, into dawn, is now in it's tenth year.

Walks have been organised in 180 venues across Ireland and several more are taking place around the world.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We’re lighting up the world this morning! Thank you, each and every one, for your support, your belief, and your incredible generosity 💛 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/DIL2018?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#DIL2018</a> <a href="https://t.co/jW7GhKNC1G">pic.twitter.com/jW7GhKNC1G</a></p>&mdash; Pieta House (@PietaHouse) <a href="https://twitter.com/PietaHouse/status/995150790653370368?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 12, 2018</a></blockquote>
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It's expected to raise more than €4 million euro for the charity which offers counselling for those affected by suicide.

The Dublin Gospel Choir provided the entertainment at the Darkness into Light event in the Phoenix Park.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">A sea of yellow crossing the finish line <a href="https://t.co/wRfGPVJHI9">pic.twitter.com/wRfGPVJHI9</a></p>&mdash; DIL Phoenix Park (@DILDublin) <a href="https://twitter.com/DILDublin/status/995156474258173952?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 12, 2018</a></blockquote>
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