By Brian Byrne
AS the annual Dawn Walk will not take place again this year due to the Covid situation, the organising committee led by Lorna Brophy and Richie Kelly are again raising funds for Pieta by selling candles which will be placed on Kilcullen’s bridge for the weekend beginning Friday 2 July.
Candles will be on sale in Kilcullen on Friday-Saturday 25-26 June at €5 each, and whatever name the buyer wants will be written on it. Sponsorship cards are also available by Direct message to Lorna Brophy or phone 087 2741701.
Last year, more than 500 people bought candles for the event. Since the Dawn Walks were initiated by Lorna Brophy and Richie Kelly in 2015, they have raised more than €65,600 for the work carried out by Pieta House. In 2017 and 2018 the funds included the proceeds of linked Twilight Concerts in the market square.