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11th Apr 2019

New Mural Unveiled In Dublin To Launch Darkness Into Light

Rebecca Keane

A mural spreading the message of hope has brightened one of the many walls of Dublin’s city centre.

Pieta House and Electric Ireland teamed up to display the mural as a token of hope for those suffering from mental health problems.

The Wall of Hope, unveiled on Camden Row, was shown today to mark the launch of Darkness Into Light.

Darkness Into Light, a walk held annually to raise funds for Pieta’s free services, is to take place May 11 2019.

Elaine Austen, Pieta CEO commented the launch of the mural: “Darkness Into Light is vital for fundraising, for raising awareness and for bringing people together from rural communities to major cities across the globe in a spirit of solidarity, comfort and compassion  in giving all hope.”

She added: “Social connection is the heart beat of Pieta, it’s about removing the feeling of isolation and to spark conversation about the importance of mental health and well being in all our lives.”