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Gallery: hundreds brave Dublin's annual Liffey Swim

The 91st annual event took place in the capital this afternoon.

HUNDREDS OF SPECTATORS lined the quays of Dublin city centre this afternoon as some brave men and women took part in the annual Liffey Swim.

Over 200 men and 100 women took the plunge with ages ranging from 12 to 70.

The 2.4 kilometre swim began at Rory O’More Bridge on Watling Street and finished up at the Jeanie Johnston Mooring opposite the Jury’s Hotel in Dublin’s docklands.

Check out some of the brave souls taking the plunge in 11 degree weather:

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Pictures: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland and Adrián Acosta

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