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braving the cold

11 of the best photos from today’s Liffey Swim

Swimmers Donncha O’Siadhail and Orla Walsh won their respective races.

SOME 400 PEOPLE battled it out in the 96th annual Dublin City Liffey Swim this afternoon, swimming 2.2km along the river in front of cheering crowds.

Donncha O’Siadhail came in first place in the men’s race with a time of 41.30 minutes, while Orla Walsh won the women’s race in 43.17 minutes.

Competitors dive into the chilly waters



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Donncha O’Siadhail and Orla Walsh celebrate their wins




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Someone came well prepared for the cold weather

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Swimmers wash off after the race




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