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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 24 August, 2019
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In pictures: Taking the plunge at Sandycove's Christmas swim

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

HUNDREDS TURNED out to take part in the annual Christmas Swim at Dublin’s Forty Foot in Sandycove this morning.

We’ve rather enjoyed looking at photos of people plunging into the icy waters today from a much drier, warmer location.

Here’s a selection of today’s swimmers:

In pictures: Taking the plunge at Sandycove's Christmas swim
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    AARRGHHH!! (Image: Conor McCabe Photography)
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    One... two... three... (Image: Conor McCabe Photography)
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    Chris Weyhan and his daughter Riona, 16 months, from Bray, Co Wicklow enjoying this morning's Christmas swim in Sandycove. (Image: Conor McCabe Photography)
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    Three local ladies brave the icy sea for the traditional Christmas Day swim at the Forty Foot in Sandycove. (Image: Conor McCabe Photography)
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    Dean Robinson from Palmerstown, Dublin braces himself for the icy waters. (Image: Conor McCabe Photography)
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    Graham O'Donnell enjoyed his dip today. (Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland)
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    Taking the plunge... (Image: Conor McCabe Photography)
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    Making a splash at the Forty Foot. (Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)

Have you been taking part in a charity run or a Christmas swim today? Tell us about your event in the comments below.

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