Bronx, N.Y. -- The musical cadence of Irish accents greeted and beckoned the hundreds who participated in Pieta House's 'Darkness Into Light' Run / Walk today. The event, one of scores worldwide today, was the first in New York City. and intended to help raise funds to create a counseling center for Pieta House in NYC, within the New York Irish Center. Pieta House offers facilities in a growing number of towns and cities in Ireland and the diaspora for the prevention of suicide and self-harm. Pictured is TheWildGeese.Irish's Gerry Regan, and Sophie Colgan, New York's Rose of Tralee for 2015, a tireless advocate for Pieta House.