Friday 18 January 2019

Darkness into Light Ardee raises €44,000 for Pieta House

Mid Louth Diary

Hubert Murphy

The Darkness into Light walk in Ardee this year was immense with a huge crowd turning out for the 4.15am start.

Hosted in the town for the first time in 2018, some 1,550 people took part and enjoyed a wonderful occasion.

The total amount raised was €44,427.20 and that total figure is everything added from registration and donations.

'We would like to thank everyone involved and anyone who participated. We are delighted with the result and are looking forward to next year,' stated Caroline Matthews from the committee.

They'd like to thank Adrian Mackin, Avonmore, Allcare Pharmacy, Allied Irish Bank (Ardee Branch) , Adrian Crawley , Annie's Newsagents , Ardee & District Athletic Club ,Ardee Community Development Company , Ardee Credit Union , Ardee Parish Centre, Ardee Post Office , Barry Landy, Better Deal Ltd, Navan , Canon Peter Murphy & the Ardee Parish Council , Davys, Mayo, Declan Burke, Wills Bros ,Dee Hub , Dunnes Centra , Ferdia Arms , Hickeys Farm Shop , Hughie O'Neill , John Caffrey & Sons , Lidl, Ardee , Meade Potato Company, Meridian Security,. Michael McCoy, Mairead McGuiness , Moorehall Living , Motor Cycle Group , O'Brien's Stationery , Omega Signs , Shane McConnon Catering , Sizzlers Restaurant , SuperValu, Ardee , Tom Thornton , Wheels & Heels

The Committee also wishes to say a big thank you to An Garda Siochána, Louth County Council, Order of Malta (Ireland) also the huge number of volunteers .

Drogheda Independent