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From 400 people at the first Darkness Into Light in 2009 to 130,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world. We would love you to join us this May!


Saturday, 6th of May 2017

Start time

4:15 AM


The Beara Bay Hotel

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The stewards and committee will be at the venue from 3.50 am. It will be open from this time.

Important Information

  • You must register online by April 27th to receive a T-shirt, and you must bring proof of registration (either printed or on your phone).
  • Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time. Please allow time for parking.
  • Each participant must have a torch for health and safety reasons.
  • There will be no storage for personal items during the event, so please come ready to walk/run.
  • Please respect traffic wardens and event signage, and follow instructions on arrival. Help us keep our venues clean and place any litter in bins provided.
  • Please leave all valuables at home and bring only a small amount of money with you.

Registeration & T Shirt collection at Murphy's Super Valu... on Friday 31st March 9.30 - 2pm this will be the FINAL DAY of EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION @ €20 so please register on or before 31st on line or on day to avail of discount rates !!!
Subsequent it's €25 until 27th April from 27th April to 6th May cost €30
So please note these prices implemented by Pieta to encourage people to register early!!!
There will be two further collections days at Cronin's Hideaway
Times of Which will be announced on our Facebook page. We would ask please collect during this allotted time to facilitate smooth distribution and make it more manageable for the committee. We appreciate your co-operation on this matter.

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Parking Info

Parking will be available around the square or on the pier. Please do not park outside or around the Beara Bay Hotel entrance to allow people to gather there safely

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