120,000 people across Ireland took part in Darkness Into Light this morning

The charity event is now in it's eighth year

Darkness Into Light, mental health, Pieta House, Dublin, Phoenix Park, London, New York, Sydney,Mark English

An estimated 100,000 people turned out for dawn walks for Pieta House's annual Darkness Into Light event in 2015 | Image: Photocall Ireland

120,000 people across Ireland have taken to the streets as part of Darkness into Light.

The pre-dawn walk in aid of suicide prevention is in aid of suicide and self harm prevention charity, Pieta House.

The event is now in its eighth year.

Tweeted images of the participants from all over the country also lit up social media feeds in the early hours of this morning.