Large crowds walk from Darkness into Light in Donegal

Tens of thousands of people have taken part in the annual Darkness Into Light event.

The 5k walk was held at over 168 venues throughout the country in the early hours of this morning to raise funds for suicide prevention.

Among them were 12 locations in Donegal

Last year, Darkness into Light walkers raised six million euro.

Donegal native Alice Flanagan explains why she took part at the event at Dublin's Marlay Park: