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Dublin: 2 °C Monday 16 December, 2019

Pics: Brave swimmers take to the Liffey for charity

It might have been a nice day for a dip but we don’t envy them…

IT HAS BEEN a lovely start to the long weekend today with the sun beaming down on everyone. If you happened to be strolling around Dublin City, you may have spotted some swimmers in the Liffey and thought they were just making the most of the good weather.

They were, in fact, jumping into the smelly water for charity, not just for the craic.

There was a bit of tension in the air before it all kicked off…

“What were we thinking…?”

There was no going back at this stage:

Tweet by @Louise Hegarty Source: Louise Hegarty/Twitter

And we’d give this lad a 6.2 for his form:

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