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#Christmas Swim

# christmas-swim - Thursday 23 December, 2021

RNLI and Coast Guard issue safety appeal for Christmas swimmers after busy year of callouts
# Cold Water Shock
# Cold Water Shock

RNLI and Coast Guard issue safety appeal for Christmas swimmers after busy year of callouts

Dec 23rd 2021, 1:22 PM 10,073 Views 7 Comments

Both organisations have seen an almost 20% increase in callouts this year.

# christmas-swim - Friday 25 December, 2020

Photos: People braved the cold for Christmas swims around the country today
# Taking A Dip
# Taking A Dip

Photos: People braved the cold for Christmas swims around the country today

Dec 25th 2020, 2:24 PM 50,388 Views 33 Comments

The annual Christmas swim took place in numerous spots around the country today.

# christmas-swim - Friday 18 December, 2020

Authorities appeal to people not to visit the 40 Foot in Dublin on Christmas Day and Stephen's Day
# Christmas Swim
# Christmas Swim

Authorities appeal to people not to visit the 40 Foot in Dublin on Christmas Day and Stephen's Day

Dec 18th 2020, 1:18 PM 31,712 Views 34 Comments

This appeal also extends to Sandycove and Seapoint, which are other popular bathing areas in south Dublin.

# christmas-swim - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Taoiseach among dozens taking the dive at the Forty Foot for a festive swim today
# Sandycove
# Sandycove

Taoiseach among dozens taking the dive at the Forty Foot for a festive swim today

Dec 25th 2019, 1:35 PM 78,529 Views 76 Comments

There was a steady stream of people throughout the morning and early afternoon taking part in the swim.

# christmas-swim - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive
# Festive Swim
# Festive Swim

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive

Updated Dec 25th 2018, 3:07 PM 45,398 Views 23 Comments

It wasn’t too cold outside as the Forty Foot drew dozens of festive swimmers today.

# christmas-swim - Monday 25 December, 2017

Pictures: These hardy souls braved the Forty Foot on a very rainy Christmas in Sandycove today
# Christmas Swim
# Christmas Swim

Pictures: These hardy souls braved the Forty Foot on a very rainy Christmas in Sandycove today

Dec 25th 2017, 5:40 PM 34,357 Views 25 Comments

Hundreds turned up for the annual Christmas swim in aid of charity.

# christmas-swim - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Doing a Christmas Day swim this year? We talked to an Irish international ice swimmer for some advice
# Survival Guide
# Survival Guide

Doing a Christmas Day swim this year? We talked to an Irish international ice swimmer for some advice

Dec 24th 2017, 7:30 PM 11,801 Views 7 Comments

Locals at the Forty Foot in Sandycove also weighed in with tips for braving the icy waters.

# christmas-swim - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Pics: A lot of brave souls braved the elements for a Christmas swim (or run) today
# Freezing Your Giblets
# Freezing Your Giblets

Pics: A lot of brave souls braved the elements for a Christmas swim (or run) today

Dec 25th 2016, 2:59 PM 17,293 Views 6 Comments

Fair play to them.

# christmas-swim - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Thinking of partaking in a Christmas swim? Here are the dos and don'ts
# Natural High
# Natural High

Thinking of partaking in a Christmas swim? Here are the dos and don'ts

Dec 24th 2016, 8:30 PM 21,609 Views 12 Comments

“Get in, get out, warm up.”

# christmas-swim - Friday 25 December, 2015

While the rest of you were tucking into turkey, this lot were being very sporty today
# Fitmas Day
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# Fitmas Day

While the rest of you were tucking into turkey, this lot were being very sporty today

Dec 25th 2015, 2:26 PM 25,782 Views 23 Comments

All our favourite images from the Christmas swim and GOAL mile.

# christmas-swim - Thursday 25 December, 2014

IN PICTURES: Your Christmas Day dips and runs
# Mad Yokes
# Mad Yokes

IN PICTURES: Your Christmas Day dips and runs

Dec 25th 2014, 6:48 PM 66,191 Views 28 Comments

A Christmas tradition for some, a nightmare for others.

# christmas-swim - Sunday 25 December, 2011

In pictures: Taking the plunge at Sandycove's Christmas swim
# Christmas
# Christmas

In pictures: Taking the plunge at Sandycove's Christmas swim

Dec 25th 2011, 2:17 PM 8,034 Views 1 Comment

Hundreds turned out to brave the icy waters at Dublin’s Forty Foot this morning for the annual event. Brrrr…