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Photos: Thousands of people across the country take part in Darkness Into Light
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Photos: Thousands of people across the country take part in Darkness Into Light

May 7th 2022, 3:46 PM 26,092 Views 10 Comments

The event took place in-person for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began.

FactCheck: No, Darkness into Light is not cancelled, despite claims by anti-lockdown activists
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FactCheck: No, Darkness into Light is not cancelled, despite claims by anti-lockdown activists

May 6th 2021, 6:10 AM 34,254 Views 0 Comments

The annual fundraiser by Pieta House is going ahead this weekend, despite anti-lockdown activists announcing an alternative event for that date.

'The sun does rise and there's always a way through things, using the people around you'
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'The sun does rise and there's always a way through things, using the people around you'

May 5th 2021, 7:03 PM 4,820 Views 0 Comments

Irish hockey international Grace O’Flanagan delves deeper into her story and mental health journey.

Photos: People around Ireland share photos of their sunrise to raise money for Pieta House
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Photos: People around Ireland share photos of their sunrise to raise money for Pieta House

Updated May 9th 2020, 10:00 AM 76,183 Views 49 Comments

Last night, the Late Late Show helped to raise over €2 million for Pieta House.

Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%
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Pieta offers redundancies and all staff salaries have been cut by up to 30%

May 2nd 2020, 9:28 PM 81,394 Views 81 Comments

The postponement of this year’s Darkness Into Light event was a particular financial blow for the charity.

Darkness into Light fundraising event cancelled over coronavirus fears
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Darkness into Light fundraising event cancelled over coronavirus fears

Mar 15th 2020, 1:38 PM 27,118 Views 13 Comments

Over 200,000 people were expected to attend events across the country in May.

Thousands of people across the country walked from Darkness into Light this morning
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Thousands of people across the country walked from Darkness into Light this morning

Updated May 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 40,540 Views 32 Comments

This year over 168 venues throughout the country took part in the 5k walk/run.

'I'm not the only one going through this difficult time': Darkness Into Light launches Wall of Hope in Dublin
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'I'm not the only one going through this difficult time': Darkness Into Light launches Wall of Hope in Dublin

Apr 10th 2019, 7:00 PM 7,807 Views 3 Comments

The public will be able to leave messages of hope on the mural site in Camden Row.

In photos: Stunning summer morning as 200,000 walk from Darkness into Light
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In photos: Stunning summer morning as 200,000 walk from Darkness into Light

May 12th 2018, 10:00 AM 48,936 Views 46 Comments

The event began with just 400 people walking in Phoenix Park in 2008.

'I look at my kids and I think there is so much I would have missed had I gone through with it'
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'I look at my kids and I think there is so much I would have missed had I gone through with it'

May 8th 2018, 8:00 PM 22,820 Views 4 Comments

After surviving a suicide attempt at 13, Christy spent his career helping people in crisis.

'He told us his head was melted. The help didn't come quick enough'
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'He told us his head was melted. The help didn't come quick enough'

May 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 56,435 Views 7 Comments

Aiveen Cully-Dunne shares the pain of losing a sibling to suicide, ahead of #DIL2018.

'I never thought I'd end up at a funeral at 18 watching everyone in my school break down'
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'I never thought I'd end up at a funeral at 18 watching everyone in my school break down'

May 1st 2018, 8:00 PM 68,842 Views 7 Comments

Rachel O’Neill shares the story behind why she’s doing #DIL2018.

'It wasn't about anything that happened in my life, it was about the black hole'
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'It wasn't about anything that happened in my life, it was about the black hole'

Apr 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 27,692 Views 7 Comments

Darkness Into Light volunteer and suicide survivor Rebecca McInerney shares her journey to recovery.

'I'm getting better about ignoring the black dog, I've locked him outside and I haven't fed him in years'
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'I'm getting better about ignoring the black dog, I've locked him outside and I haven't fed him in years'

Apr 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 39,511 Views 17 Comments

Stephen Considine shares how he went from attempted suicide to creating art to help others.

'It can save lives. I know it saved mine': Amateur painters create a very personal Darkness Into Light
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'It can save lives. I know it saved mine': Amateur painters create a very personal Darkness Into Light

Oct 29th 2017, 9:30 AM 12,640 Views 1 Comment

Participants on RTÉ’s Painting the Nation are running a charity art exhibition, with all proceeds going to Pieta House.

Suicide rates are falling - but how can we get them to zero?
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Suicide rates are falling - but how can we get them to zero?

May 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 12,402 Views 73 Comments

We need to improve the services that look after children with mental health difficulties, a leading Irish expert in mental health care says.

'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'
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'I'm surprised that the leader of our country had the neck to walk in Darkness Into Light'

May 9th 2017, 10:04 PM 38,691 Views 67 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman originally praised the Taoiseach for his involvement, but took a different view today in the Seanad.

'Thanks for saving her': 4 people tell us why they walked from Darkness Into Light From TheJournal.ie

'Thanks for saving her': 4 people tell us why they walked from Darkness Into Light

May 9th 2017, 5:29 PM 11,888 Views 1 Comment

One week on, we find out what inspired people to get up before dawn for Pieta House.

'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light
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'A movement like no other': It was a record-breaking year for Darkness Into Light

May 8th 2017, 5:43 PM 18,170 Views 13 Comments

Well over 150,000 people took part in events this year, according to charity Pieta House.

In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light
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In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light

May 6th 2017, 11:02 AM 40,586 Views 41 Comments

The symbolic walk into the light is aimed at encouraging people to talk about suicide and mental health issues.

Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light
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Right now, around 150,000 people are about to walk from Darkness Into Light

May 6th 2017, 3:00 AM 34,521 Views 45 Comments

In over 100 towns and cities in Ireland, people will be walking as the sun rises this morning.

This Humans of Dublin post tells the bittersweet story of how Darkness Into Light began
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This Humans of Dublin post tells the bittersweet story of how Darkness Into Light began

May 5th 2017, 9:00 AM 7,179 Views 0 Comments

Pieta House’s annual walk for suicide prevention takes place this weekend.

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
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'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 10,967 Views 6 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

'I phoned my mother at 4.30am. I couldn't say a word. She brought me to hospital'
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'I phoned my mother at 4.30am. I couldn't say a word. She brought me to hospital'

Apr 28th 2017, 8:00 PM 537 Views 18 Comments

Treating depression isn’t as simple as putting on a brave face, writes our final Darkness Into Light contributor.

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'
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'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'

Apr 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 42,454 Views 9 Comments

Gary Seery turned to exercise to help him cope with anxiety and depression

'The hallucinations were 100% real to me. But people were telling me there was nothing there'
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'The hallucinations were 100% real to me. But people were telling me there was nothing there'

Apr 26th 2017, 8:00 PM 538 Views 11 Comments

At times it felt like there was no hope of recovery at all, writes Brian Scallan

'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'
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'In my head, I didn't deserve to be helped. I was broken and couldn't be fixed'

Apr 25th 2017, 8:00 PM 849 Views 7 Comments

Ireland rugby international Hannah Tyrrell on the eating disorder that overshadowed her teenage years

'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to'
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'Paul wanted to talk. But there was nobody to talk to'

Apr 24th 2017, 8:10 PM 1,447 Views 33 Comments

Patricia Turner lost her son to suicide in 2009.

'I'd lie if I said it wasn't frustrating': Leinster prop to consider future plans in coming weeks
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'I'd lie if I said it wasn't frustrating': Leinster prop to consider future plans in coming weeks

Apr 13th 2017, 7:58 AM 31,325 Views 13 Comments

Mike Ross, who made his 150th appearance for the province last weekend, is out of contract at the end of the season.

This man ran right through Christmas night to raise money for Pieta House
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This man ran right through Christmas night to raise money for Pieta House

Dec 26th 2016, 1:19 PM 16,934 Views 14 Comments

And he’s still going….

Choirs across Ireland came out to show wonderful support for Darkness Into Light
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Choirs across Ireland came out to show wonderful support for Darkness Into Light

May 7th 2016, 8:54 AM 2,817 Views 0 Comments

And oh how they sang.

Choirs across Ireland came out to show wonderful support for Darkness Into Light
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Choirs across Ireland came out to show wonderful support for Darkness Into Light

May 7th 2016, 8:50 AM 3,404 Views 0 Comments

And oh how they sang.

Darkness Into Light: 120,000 people take part in annual suicide prevention event
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Darkness Into Light: 120,000 people take part in annual suicide prevention event

May 7th 2016, 4:00 AM 56,035 Views 64 Comments

All over the country (and overseas too) people got up ridiculously early to run for Pieta House.

'Sport is a form of medicine for me and provides a release from everything else in life'
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'Sport is a form of medicine for me and provides a release from everything else in life'

May 6th 2016, 12:00 PM 17,088 Views 6 Comments

With the Rio Olympics just four months away, The42 meets one of Ireland’s leading medal hopes, Mark English.

Supporting my mam through depression: 'We never give up trying to make her feel loved'
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Supporting my mam through depression: 'We never give up trying to make her feel loved'

May 2nd 2016, 8:00 PM 152 Views 16 Comments

An anonymous contributor writes about the complexities of helping a person who suffers from mental illness.

'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'
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'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'

Mar 15th 2016, 1:12 PM 15,513 Views 13 Comments

The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.

In pictures: runners on their marks for Darkness Into Light event this morning
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In pictures: runners on their marks for Darkness Into Light event this morning

May 9th 2015, 12:15 PM 18,658 Views 16 Comments

Were you one of the early risers?

100,000 people will get up ridiculously early to walk and run for a great cause tomorrow
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100,000 people will get up ridiculously early to walk and run for a great cause tomorrow

May 8th 2015, 6:15 PM 5,659 Views 3 Comments

The Darkness Into Light event takes place in 80 venues around Ireland and the world on Saturday morning.

Dublin turned a bit nightmareish during the solar eclipse - here's a timelapse
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Dublin turned a bit nightmareish during the solar eclipse - here's a timelapse

Mar 20th 2015, 2:40 PM 5,211 Views 2 Comments

Not that much, it turns out.

Opinion: Why don't we have big campaigns for mental health?
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Opinion: Why don't we have big campaigns for mental health?

Feb 5th 2015, 3:00 PM 209 Views 43 Comments

Why do people develop mental illnesses? Why are some more susceptible that others? What treatment is best? There’s still so much we don’t know – and we really need to find out.

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