May
6
Mon
Darkness Into Light Clifden @ Clifden Town Hall
May 6 @ 11:45 pm – May 7 @ 6:15 am

The 3rd Darkness Into Light Clifden Walk / Run will take place on Saturday May 6, 2017. Leaving from Clifden Town Hall at 04.15am following the route up Sky Road, down to Clifden Beach and along Clifden Bay back to the Town hall where there will be refreshments. Registartion will take place at Supervalu Clifden on Saturday April 22nd and online shortly.

The good people of Clifden will watch the sun rise on behalf of Pieta House on May 6th! Surrounded by rugged mountains and breathtaking scenery, the coastal town in the heart of Connemara was the landing spot for Alcock and Vickers after their journey from Newfoundland and Darkness Into Light, although shorter in distance, will be no less significant in importance.

For more information about Darkness Into Light Clifden, please email Tom McEvoy at diltommcevoy@gmail.com, phone 093 25587 or, alternatively, visit their Facebook page.

Day: Saturday
Date: May 6th
Distance: 5km circuit
Time: 4.15am
Starts/finishes at The Town Hall

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

May
12
Sun
Darkness Into Light, Connemara
May 12 @ 4:15 am – 6:15 am
Darkness Into Light, Connemara

From 400 people at the first Darkness Into Light in 2009 to 180,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world.
Local Venues all on Saturday 12th May 2018 at 4.15am
Allow extra time for parking., participant must have a torch for health and safety reasons, isit: dil.pieta.ie for details & Pre-registration

An Cheathrú Rua: Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin, An Cheathrú Rua
Cashel: Cashel Rugby Club, Cashel
Clifden: The Town Hall, Clifden
Inishbofin: Inishbofin Community Centre, Inishbofin Island
Oughterard: Community Center Oughterard

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

Apr
8
Wed
Maamturks Challenge
Apr 8 all-day

First ran in 1975, the Maamturks challenge has been a focal point of hillwalking in Ireland for over 40 years. Situated between the beautiful communities of Maam and Leenane, the nature of the event is considered unique both within and outside of Ireland.

Participants are required to complete a full transverse of the famous Maamturks mountain range, a notoriously barren and rock terrain. With ridges, cliffs and numerous valleys, participants in the walk are generally some of the most experienced hillwalkers Ireland has to offer. Despite the challenge of the event, it is rare to only ever participate once. Many participants are drawn back each year as an annual pilgrimage to meet with friends from around the country.

Ran by Students
Each year, over 50 students from NUI Galway Mountaineering club take time out of their studies to organise and staff this event for the benefit of the hillwalking community in Ireland as well as the local communities. On the day of the event, support is provided by Galway Radio Experimenters Club , Galway Mountain Rescue and the local landowners.

Participants
Despite the challenge of the event, it is rare for a participant to only ever complete it once. Every year over 70% of our participants return to complete the challenge again. “It’s a great hill walking experience and an opportunity to meet walkers from all over Ireland “

Community
The event is based between the communities of Leenane and Maam. These are some of the few traditional Irish communities that remain on the west coast. The event brings over 400 people to these areas across the weekend, many participants bringing friends and family to experience these areas.

Apr
22
Wed
Darkness Into Light Clifden Registration @ Supervalu Clifdenl
Apr 22 all-day

Registartion will take place at Supervalu Clifden on Saturday April 22nd and online shortly.

The 3rd Darkness Into Light Clifden Walk / Run will take place on Saturday May 6, 2017. Leaving from Clifden Town Hall at 04.15am following the route up Sky Road, down to Clifden Beach and along Clifden Bay back to the Town hall where there will be refreshments.

The good people of Clifden will watch the sun rise on behalf of Pieta House on May 6th! Surrounded by rugged mountains and breathtaking scenery, the coastal town in the heart of Connemara was the landing spot for Alcock and Vickers after their journey from Newfoundland and Darkness Into Light, although shorter in distance, will be no less significant in importance.

For more information about Darkness Into Light Clifden, please email Tom McEvoy at diltommcevoy@gmail.com, phone 093 25587 or, alternatively, visit their Facebook page.

Day: Saturday
Date: May 6th
Distance: 5km circuit
Time: 4.15am
Starts/finishes at The Town Hall

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

May
6
Wed
Darkness Into Light Clifden @ Clifden Town Hall
May 6 @ 11:45 pm – May 7 @ 6:15 am

The 3rd Darkness Into Light Clifden Walk / Run will take place on Saturday May 6, 2017. Leaving from Clifden Town Hall at 04.15am following the route up Sky Road, down to Clifden Beach and along Clifden Bay back to the Town hall where there will be refreshments. Registartion will take place at Supervalu Clifden on Saturday April 22nd and online shortly.

The good people of Clifden will watch the sun rise on behalf of Pieta House on May 6th! Surrounded by rugged mountains and breathtaking scenery, the coastal town in the heart of Connemara was the landing spot for Alcock and Vickers after their journey from Newfoundland and Darkness Into Light, although shorter in distance, will be no less significant in importance.

For more information about Darkness Into Light Clifden, please email Tom McEvoy at diltommcevoy@gmail.com, phone 093 25587 or, alternatively, visit their Facebook page.

Day: Saturday
Date: May 6th
Distance: 5km circuit
Time: 4.15am
Starts/finishes at The Town Hall

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

May
12
Tue
Darkness Into Light, Connemara
May 12 @ 4:15 am – 6:15 am
Darkness Into Light, Connemara

From 400 people at the first Darkness Into Light in 2009 to 180,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world.
Local Venues all on Saturday 12th May 2018 at 4.15am
Allow extra time for parking., participant must have a torch for health and safety reasons, isit: dil.pieta.ie for details & Pre-registration

An Cheathrú Rua: Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin, An Cheathrú Rua
Cashel: Cashel Rugby Club, Cashel
Clifden: The Town Hall, Clifden
Inishbofin: Inishbofin Community Centre, Inishbofin Island
Oughterard: Community Center Oughterard

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

Apr
8
Thu
Maamturks Challenge
Apr 8 all-day

First ran in 1975, the Maamturks challenge has been a focal point of hillwalking in Ireland for over 40 years. Situated between the beautiful communities of Maam and Leenane, the nature of the event is considered unique both within and outside of Ireland.

Participants are required to complete a full transverse of the famous Maamturks mountain range, a notoriously barren and rock terrain. With ridges, cliffs and numerous valleys, participants in the walk are generally some of the most experienced hillwalkers Ireland has to offer. Despite the challenge of the event, it is rare to only ever participate once. Many participants are drawn back each year as an annual pilgrimage to meet with friends from around the country.

Ran by Students
Each year, over 50 students from NUI Galway Mountaineering club take time out of their studies to organise and staff this event for the benefit of the hillwalking community in Ireland as well as the local communities. On the day of the event, support is provided by Galway Radio Experimenters Club , Galway Mountain Rescue and the local landowners.

Participants
Despite the challenge of the event, it is rare for a participant to only ever complete it once. Every year over 70% of our participants return to complete the challenge again. “It’s a great hill walking experience and an opportunity to meet walkers from all over Ireland “

Community
The event is based between the communities of Leenane and Maam. These are some of the few traditional Irish communities that remain on the west coast. The event brings over 400 people to these areas across the weekend, many participants bringing friends and family to experience these areas.

Apr
22
Thu
Darkness Into Light Clifden Registration @ Supervalu Clifdenl
Apr 22 all-day

Registartion will take place at Supervalu Clifden on Saturday April 22nd and online shortly.

The 3rd Darkness Into Light Clifden Walk / Run will take place on Saturday May 6, 2017. Leaving from Clifden Town Hall at 04.15am following the route up Sky Road, down to Clifden Beach and along Clifden Bay back to the Town hall where there will be refreshments.

The good people of Clifden will watch the sun rise on behalf of Pieta House on May 6th! Surrounded by rugged mountains and breathtaking scenery, the coastal town in the heart of Connemara was the landing spot for Alcock and Vickers after their journey from Newfoundland and Darkness Into Light, although shorter in distance, will be no less significant in importance.

For more information about Darkness Into Light Clifden, please email Tom McEvoy at diltommcevoy@gmail.com, phone 093 25587 or, alternatively, visit their Facebook page.

Day: Saturday
Date: May 6th
Distance: 5km circuit
Time: 4.15am
Starts/finishes at The Town Hall

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

May
6
Thu
Darkness Into Light Clifden @ Clifden Town Hall
May 6 @ 11:45 pm – May 7 @ 6:15 am

The 3rd Darkness Into Light Clifden Walk / Run will take place on Saturday May 6, 2017. Leaving from Clifden Town Hall at 04.15am following the route up Sky Road, down to Clifden Beach and along Clifden Bay back to the Town hall where there will be refreshments. Registartion will take place at Supervalu Clifden on Saturday April 22nd and online shortly.

The good people of Clifden will watch the sun rise on behalf of Pieta House on May 6th! Surrounded by rugged mountains and breathtaking scenery, the coastal town in the heart of Connemara was the landing spot for Alcock and Vickers after their journey from Newfoundland and Darkness Into Light, although shorter in distance, will be no less significant in importance.

For more information about Darkness Into Light Clifden, please email Tom McEvoy at diltommcevoy@gmail.com, phone 093 25587 or, alternatively, visit their Facebook page.

Day: Saturday
Date: May 6th
Distance: 5km circuit
Time: 4.15am
Starts/finishes at The Town Hall

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

May
12
Wed
Darkness Into Light, Connemara
May 12 @ 4:15 am – 6:15 am
Darkness Into Light, Connemara

From 400 people at the first Darkness Into Light in 2009 to 180,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world.
Local Venues all on Saturday 12th May 2018 at 4.15am
Allow extra time for parking., participant must have a torch for health and safety reasons, isit: dil.pieta.ie for details & Pre-registration

An Cheathrú Rua: Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin, An Cheathrú Rua
Cashel: Cashel Rugby Club, Cashel
Clifden: The Town Hall, Clifden
Inishbofin: Inishbofin Community Centre, Inishbofin Island
Oughterard: Community Center Oughterard

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.