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#Forty Foot

# forty-foot - 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 78,286 Views 76 Comments

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

# forty-foot - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Man (50s) dies after getting into difficulty in water at Forty Foot in Dublin
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Man (50s) dies after getting into difficulty in water at Forty Foot in Dublin

Sep 29th 2019, 5:03 PM 86,525 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí in Dun Laoghaire were called to the incident at the Forty Foot at around 2.30pm.

# forty-foot - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Bathing bans lifted at Seapoint, Forty Foot and Dollymount in wake of wastewater overflow
# Swim Time
# Swim Time

Bathing bans lifted at Seapoint, Forty Foot and Dollymount in wake of wastewater overflow

Jun 27th 2019, 1:17 PM 14,955 Views 14 Comments

Sandycove remains closed pending additional test results.

# forty-foot - 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 45,211 Views 23 Comments

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

# forty-foot - Sunday 17 June, 2018

This is officially Ireland's most expensive neighbourhood
# Sandycove
# Sandycove

This is officially Ireland's most expensive neighbourhood

Jun 17th 2018, 12:10 AM 73,843 Views 31 Comments

Ireland now has 4,500 property millionaires.

# forty-foot - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Warnings after swimmer injured at popular Dublin swimming spot
# Forty Foot
# Forty Foot

Warnings after swimmer injured at popular Dublin swimming spot

May 29th 2018, 7:23 AM 42,099 Views 11 Comments

The swimmer hit a rock a Dun Laoghaire’s Forty Foot and was treated at the scene.

# forty-foot - 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 11,782 Views 7 Comments

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

# forty-foot - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

The Forty Foot got a great shoutout in the New York Times as one of the 'best places to swim in the world'
# Always Really Cold
From The Daily Edge
# Always Really Cold

The Forty Foot got a great shoutout in the New York Times as one of the 'best places to swim in the world'

Aug 22nd 2017, 8:17 AM 6,004 Views 1 Comment

Fair.

# forty-foot - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'
# Rain Or Shine
# Rain Or Shine

The Forty Foot swimmers: 'Our oldest is now 91... he has his cake and cigarette before he gets in'

Jul 8th 2017, 8:30 PM 24,261 Views 5 Comments

We talk to members of the die-hard community of swimmers who come to the Dublin spot every day.

# forty-foot - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Forty Foot swimmers raise alarm after jet skis and powerboats cause havoc
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Forty Foot swimmers raise alarm after jet skis and powerboats cause havoc

May 27th 2017, 1:58 PM 97,824 Views 40 Comments

The seafarers ventured into an area especially designated for swimmers.

# forty-foot - 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 66,128 Views 27 Comments

A Christmas tradition for some, a nightmare for others.

# forty-foot - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Man airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty while swimming at Forty Foot
# 999 Call
# 999 Call

Man airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty while swimming at Forty Foot

Oct 14th 2014, 1:03 PM 7,320 Views 14 Comments

He’s said to be suffering from hypothermia.

# forty-foot - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Wetherspoon's has confirmed the location of its second Dublin pub
# Wetherspoons
From The Daily Edge
# Wetherspoons

Wetherspoon's has confirmed the location of its second Dublin pub

Jul 8th 2014, 2:39 PM 13,913 Views 21 Comments

Hope you like Wetherspoons, south county Dublin.

# forty-foot - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

PICS: Here's the new unisex bathing area at the Forty Foot
# Let's Go Swimming
# Let's Go Swimming

PICS: Here's the new unisex bathing area at the Forty Foot

Mar 26th 2014, 7:00 PM 23,768 Views 16 Comments

Chilly changing rooms for all!

# forty-foot - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Mar 13th 2014, 11:34 PM 24,781 Views 0 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the former regulator speaking about Sean Quinn, the Irish economy shrinking and women in the Forty Foot Club…

Women members finally accepted at Forty Foot club
# Turning Tides
# Turning Tides

Women members finally accepted at Forty Foot club

Mar 13th 2014, 10:01 AM 16,550 Views 94 Comments

The Sandycove Bathers’ Association is allowing women members after years of protests.

# forty-foot - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Snapshot: Christmas Day swimmers at the Forty Foot and Seapoint
# Brrrr
From The42
# Brrrr

Snapshot: Christmas Day swimmers at the Forty Foot and Seapoint

Dec 25th 2013, 3:32 PM 27,627 Views 14 Comments

This was the day’s main sporting event.

Pictures: Ireland celebrates Christmas (& clear skies) with icy dips, strolls on the strand
# Taking The Plunge
# Taking The Plunge

Pictures: Ireland celebrates Christmas (& clear skies) with icy dips, strolls on the strand

Dec 25th 2013, 1:04 PM 12,444 Views 12 Comments

Hello sunshine.

# forty-foot - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Climbing in the Moonlight Pic of the Day
# Forty Foot
# Forty Foot

Climbing in the Moonlight Pic of the Day

Jul 24th 2013, 10:46 AM 7,710 Views 9 Comments

Taken at the Forty Foot in Sandycove.

# forty-foot - Friday 25 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

May 25th 2012, 8:04 PM 3,256 Views 0 Comments

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

May 25th 2012, 4:46 PM 4,753 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after five hospitalised in brawl at Forty Foot
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after five hospitalised in brawl at Forty Foot

May 25th 2012, 10:21 AM 8,427 Views 52 Comments

One local TD has called for DART activity to be monitored to prevent gangs from congregating in the area.

# forty-foot - 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 8,012 Views 1 Comment

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

# forty-foot - Friday 24 June, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jun 24th 2011, 7:02 PM 724 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.