Friday 18 August 2017

Mannion dances for light

Teresa Mannion with professional dancer John Edward Nolan in training on the prom in Salthill. Photo: Andrew Downes
Teresa Mannion with professional dancer John Edward Nolan in training on the prom in Salthill. Photo: Andrew Downes

Former 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant Teresa Mannion has rallied behind Pieta House's Darkness Into Light charity walk.

The event begins in darkness at 4.15am, as thousands of people walk or run a 5km route while the dawn is breaking.

Last year, 130,000 people woke up early to walk or run from the darkness into the light.

To make sure she is in shape for the walk, Mannion returned to Salthill Pier - the scene of her famous storm report in December 2015 - to practise some dance routines. Darkness into Light events take place in more than 150 venues on four continents.

Irish Independent

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