The annual Darkness Into Light Walk, held in numerous locations nationwide, is the main fundraiser for Pieta House, the suicide and bereavement charity.
This unique event begins in darkness at 4.15 am as people walk or run a 5km route as dawn is breaking.
This Saturday (6th), walks will be held in a number of locations in Roscommon and East Galway.
In Roscommon town, people are asked to assemble at the Convent Gym for the 5th Roscommon Town walk. Registration is online www.pieta.ie or at Hynes Butchers on Main Street today (Thursday) from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Ballygar will also be hosting its fifth walk while Glenamaddy is preparing for its very first. The Glenamaddy walk will commence at Glenamaddy Community School. All walks will take place at 4.15 am on Saturday (8th) morning.