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Cora O'Brien of Pieta House Tralee receives a cheque for over €129,000 from the eight Darkness Into Light committees in Kerry at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nearly €130,000 Presented To Pieta House From Kerry Darkness Into Light Walks

October 17, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE eight Kerry Darkness Into Light groups gathered in Ballygarry House Hotel last night to present a cheque to Pieta House. Thousands of people took to the roads back in May to take part in the event which raises much-needed funds for Pieta House which provides a free, therapeutic approach […]

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Corinne Evans (third from left) presents a cheque to the organisers of the Darkness Into Light Tralee event. From left; Martin Brosnan, Anne Leahy O'Shea, Con O'Connor of Pieta House, Georgina Collins of Corinne Evans Physiotherapy and Chris Horan of Corinne Evans Physiotherapy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Physiotherapist Raises €600 For Darkness Into Light Tralee

June 2, 2019 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Darkness Into Light Tralee walk may have taken place three weeks ago, but the funds are still coming in. On Friday, the organisers and Con O’Connor of Pieta House were in High Street to collect a cheque for €600 from physiotherapist, Corinne Evans. Corinne, who has taken part in […]

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Huge Crowds Expected At Darkness Into Light Tralee This Saturday

Huge Crowds Expected At Darkness Into Light Tralee This Saturday

May 8, 2019 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S just days away now until the annual Darkness Into Light event and there’s still time to register to take part. Last year 1,451 people registered to attend the Tralee event and an incredible amount of €41,198.97 was raised in the 2018 event. The committee are well prepared to stage the walk […]

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Con O'Connor (standing second from left) of Pieta House with the Tralee Darkness Into Light committee at the presentation of proceeds from last year's event. Front from left; Martin Brosnan, Marilyn O'Shea and Aidan O'Sullivan. Back from left; Stephanie Turner, Ann Leahy O'Shea and Pat Turner. Photo by Dermot Crean

Amazing Amount Raised From Tralee Darkness Into Light 2018

February 27, 2019 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE’S Darkness Into Light event was a massive success again last May and this year’s walk was launched at a cheque presentation at Kirby’s Brogue Inn last night. The cheque of €41,198.97 raised in the 2018 event was presented to Con O’Connor, Co-ordinator of Pieta House in the South West, […]

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The launch of the Dingle Darkness Into Light last week.

People Urged To Take Part In Dingle’s ‘Darkness Into Light’ Event

March 26, 2018 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re in the west of the county, then you may want to take part in a great event coming up this May. Darkness Into Light – Pieta House’s flagship fundraising awareness event – celebrates its tenth year this May 12 in over 150 venues in Ireland and across the […]

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The presentation of a cheque for €3,500 from the Darkness Into Light London Committee last Wednesday night. Photo by Malcolm McNally - The Irish Post

Kerry People In London Help Raise Thousands For Darkness Into Light

April 9, 2017 at 12:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Darkness into Light London committee members were joined by Brian Higgins, CEO of Pieta House, and representatives of the Clayton Crown hotel last Wednesday to present a cheque to ICAP, the Immigrant Counselling and Psychotherapy charity. Thanks to the generosity of the London Irish community, £3,500 was donated to the […]

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The DIL Tralee Committee members Pat Turner, Mairead McMahon, Martin Brosnan, Marilyn O'Shea, Gillian Goggin Anne O'Shea, and Aidan O'Sullivan releasing lanterns at the Kerry Launch of Darkness Into Light on Tuesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Darkness Into Light Kerry Launch Lights Up Tralee Wetlands

April 5, 2017 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry launch of Darkness Into Light took place at Tralee Bay Wetlands on Tuesday night. The launch was kicked off with a few words from Pieta House Chief Clinical Officer, Cindy O’Connor, where she thanked everyone for supporting Pieta House. The guests were then invited to release lighting ‘lanterns of […]

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John Drummey, Johnny Wall, Rick Leonard, Michael Gaffney and Martin Brosnan awarding Marilyn O'Shea and Hannah O'Shea, Darkness Into Light, the Most Topical at the St Patrick's Day Parade Awards at the Abbey Inn on Monday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Prizes Awarded For Best St Patrick’s Day Parade Entrants

March 28, 2017 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

ON Monday night at The Abbey Inn, the organisers of this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in Tralee presented awards to the parade’s best participants. Prizes were presented to three groups who were the Most Colourful, Most Entertaining and Most Topical in this year’s parade. The Most Topical award went to the […]

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Pat Turner, Ann O'Shea, Marilyn O'Shea, Martin Brosnan and Gillian Goggin at the official launch of Darkness Into Light. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Darkness Into Light Tralee Gets Town Centre Office To Take Registrations

March 8, 2017 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Darkness Into Light Tralee group will open for registration for this May’s event at their temporary headquarters in the town centre on Saturday The Darkness Into Light group has been allowed to use the premises on Castle Street, which used to be Divas and Dudes, for the next few months. All funds […]

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At the cheque handover of €45,226 to Pieta House were, from left: Colin Aherne, Kieran O'Brien (Pieta House), Martin Brosnan, Aidan O'Sullivan, Stefanie Turner, Anne O'Shea and Marilyn O'Shea. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Darkness Into Light Tralee Raises Incredible Amount For Pieta House

August 16, 2016 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE people raised an incredible €45,226.00 for Pieta House through the ‘Darkness Into Light’ walk in May. Over 3,000 people took part in the emotional walk that highlights the vital message that there is help and support out there for people suffering from mental health issues. The Tralee walk took place in […]

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PHOTOS: #DILTralee On Social Media Special

PHOTOS: #DILTralee On Social Media Special

May 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

You were up well before the crack of dawn to capture the beautiful atmosphere of Darkness Into Light Tralee on social media. Here’s a selection of what you were posting on Twitter and Instagram from the event… Kieran Connolly perfectly captured the extent of the crowds in this shot… Darkness […]

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Organiser Colin Aherne with Kerry Rose Julett Culloty cutting the tape to start Darkness Into Light Tralee. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: A Celebration Of Community At First Darkness Into Light Tralee

May 7, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE first Darkness Into Light Tralee event, held in the early hours of Saturday morning, was an emotional celebration of all that is good about the people in our community. They turned up in their thousands – figures mentioned were between 2,000 to 3,000 – at CBS The Green for the fundraiser in aid of […]

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At the launch of Darkness Into Light in Pieta House on Tuesday night were, front from left: Elma Walsh, Colin Aherne and Eddie Murphy. Back: Danny O'Shea, Martin Brosnan, Aidan O'Sullivan, Nora Conway, Marilyn O'Shea and Stephanie Turner.

Over 1,600 Registered So Far For Tralee Darkness Into Light

May 6, 2016 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a huge and wonderful event in the early hours of Saturday morning, as a massive crowd is expected at CBS The Green for Tralee Darkness Into Light. There are five walks taking place at 4.15am across the county in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Dingle and Cahersiveen and preparations are in place […]

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Matt And Chris From ‘Top Gear’ Support ‘Darkness Into Light’ Tralee Event

Matt And Chris From ‘Top Gear’ Support ‘Darkness Into Light’ Tralee Event

April 16, 2016 at 7:27 pm Comments are Disabled

WELL Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne outdid himself today! The man who has been working tirelessly to promote the ‘Darkness Into Light’ event in Tralee went out to west Kerry this morning to try to get the support of two very influential people. The ‘Top Gear’ presenters, Matt LeBlanc and Chris Evans, were […]

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At the launch of Darkness Into Light in Pieta House on Tuesday night were, front from left: Elma Walsh, Colin Aherne and Eddie Murphy. Back: Danny O'Shea, Martin Brosnan, Aidan O'Sullivan, Nora Conway, Marilyn O'Shea and Stephanie Turner.

Launch Of Darkness Into Light Tralee At Pieta House

March 30, 2016 at 12:32 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Darkness Into Light Tralee event was officially launched on Tuesday evening at Pieta House in Moyderwell. A number of people gathered at the centre to hear about the event which takes place at 4.15am on May 7 from CBS The Green. Among those attending were Elma Walsh, mother of Donal […]

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Orlagh Winters: Be A Voice For People In A Dark Place

Orlagh Winters: Be A Voice For People In A Dark Place

March 23, 2016 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

WHERE will you be at 4.15am on May 7? If you are in Tralee, the answer to that question should be at CBS The Green waiting to take part in the Darkness Into Light Tralee. The event is taking place to raise much-needed funds for Pieta House. The idea is to […]

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Open Invitation To ‘Darkness Into Light’ Tralee Launch Next Week

Open Invitation To ‘Darkness Into Light’ Tralee Launch Next Week

March 22, 2016 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE organisers of  ‘Darkness Into Light’ Tralee are inviting people to come along to a special launch next week to encourage as many people as possible to take part in the May event. The launch will take place at Pieta House in 28 Moyderwell (near the entrance to Presentation Secondary […]

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Famous Faces Lend Their Support To ‘Darkness Into Light Tralee’ Event

Famous Faces Lend Their Support To ‘Darkness Into Light Tralee’ Event

February 23, 2016 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

  THE forthcoming Darkness Into Light Tralee event is certainly getting some high-profile coverage thanks to its main organiser, Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne. Past and present Rose of Tralees, an Olympic champion and a top Irish rock artist have lent their support to the great event which takes place on May […]

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‘Darkness Into Light’ Event To Be Held In Tralee This Year

‘Darkness Into Light’ Event To Be Held In Tralee This Year

February 1, 2016 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will be one of the Kerry towns to host the ‘Darkness Into Light’ event this coming May. The event, in aid of Pieta House, has captured the hearts of people all over the country as a fundraiser and a powerful way of raising awareness of mental health issues. It has […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

May 7, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Swimming Club are set to take the plunge this weekend as they get ready to take part in what will be Kerry’s first ever ‘Darkness Into Light Swim’ with funds from this going towards Pieta House. Tralee is amongst the few locations in Kerry that will not be […]

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