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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


Phoenix Restaurant, Maynooth University North Campus - beside Maynooth Students' Union

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If you would like to help at pre-registration events or on the night, please email us and we'll get back to you with more information

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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.

After the walk, why not continue the chat over a cuppa! Thanks to the following who will be open after the walk
O'Briens (at TESCO)
The Brewery Coffee House
The Coffee Mill
The Gatehouse Restaurant
The Glenroyal Hotel

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Parking Info

TESCO Maynooth
Maynooth Boys' National School
Maynooth University Library
Maynooth University (North Campus) Entry via Moyglare Road
Maynooth Education Campus

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