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# liffey-swim - Friday 10 July, 2020

'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool
# Liffey Swim
# Liffey Swim

'Ludicrous': Local representatives critical of Dublin City Council's €15m 'pet project' swimming pool

Jul 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 28,542 Views 34 Comments

Concerns have been raised around the proposal to have the facility built and operated by a private entity.

# liffey-swim - Saturday 3 August, 2019

15-year-old from Meath takes first place in the men's Liffey Swim race
# Winning
# Winning

15-year-old from Meath takes first place in the men's Liffey Swim race

Aug 3rd 2019, 2:24 PM 61,318 Views 52 Comments

Sinead Delaney, also from Meath, came first in the women’s race.

Poll: Would you swim in the Liffey today?
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# Liffey Swim

Poll: Would you swim in the Liffey today?

Aug 3rd 2019, 8:45 AM 31,374 Views 66 Comments

The 100th Liffey Swim is due to take place today.

This Dublin man won the Liffey Swim 50 years ago ... today he's returning to take part alongside his children
# 1969 To 2019
# 1969 To 2019

This Dublin man won the Liffey Swim 50 years ago ... today he's returning to take part alongside his children

Aug 3rd 2019, 7:30 AM 36,802 Views 17 Comments

Dublin City Liffey Swim will celebrate its 100th year today.

# liffey-swim - Friday 2 August, 2019

Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor"
# Sewage Spill
# Sewage Spill

Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor"

Updated Aug 2nd 2019, 5:59 PM 33,889 Views 50 Comments

Dublin City Council says that the results “significantly exceed the maximum permitted levels for designated bathing waters”.

# liffey-swim - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim
# Brave Souls
# Brave Souls

Swimmers take part in the 99th Dublin City Liffey Swim

Sep 1st 2018, 6:17 PM 22,651 Views 19 Comments

The first race took place in 1920.

# liffey-swim - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Photos: Swimmers brave the autumn chill to take part in Dublin's historic Liffey Swim
# Liquid Refreshment
# Liquid Refreshment

Photos: Swimmers brave the autumn chill to take part in Dublin's historic Liffey Swim

Sep 9th 2017, 2:29 PM 20,845 Views 34 Comments

The first race took place in 1920.

# liffey-swim - Saturday 6 August, 2016

In Photos: The 97th annual Liffey Swim took place today
# Brave Souls
# Brave Souls

In Photos: The 97th annual Liffey Swim took place today

Aug 6th 2016, 3:14 PM 16,434 Views 12 Comments

Brian Murray from Dublin of Eastern Bay Swimming Club won this year’s men’s Liffey Swim.

# liffey-swim - Friday 5 August, 2016

Dublin Fire Brigade has rescued two people who went for a swim in the Liffey
# Hospitalised
# Hospitalised

Dublin Fire Brigade has rescued two people who went for a swim in the Liffey

Aug 5th 2016, 5:37 PM 18,739 Views 26 Comments

At around 3.30pm today, a man seeking to cool off jumped into the Liffey at the IFSC in Dublin; minutes later another dived in near Temple Bar.

# liffey-swim - Saturday 19 September, 2015

11 of the best photos from today’s Liffey Swim
# Braving The Cold
# Braving The Cold

11 of the best photos from today’s Liffey Swim

Sep 19th 2015, 6:44 PM 18,939 Views 11 Comments

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

# liffey-swim - Saturday 13 September, 2014

19 of the best pics from today's Dublin Liffey Swim
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# Challenge

19 of the best pics from today's Dublin Liffey Swim

Sep 13th 2014, 6:22 PM 22,754 Views 23 Comments

Gerard Wilkes and Rachel Lee won the respective men and women’s events.

# liffey-swim - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Photos: Over 300 people battle it out in Liffey Swim
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# Liffey Swim

Photos: Over 300 people battle it out in Liffey Swim

Aug 25th 2013, 2:21 PM 11,612 Views 14 Comments

Participants swam 2.2km, with the winner in the men’s race finishing in just 26.16 minutes.

# liffey-swim - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

In photos: Limbering up for the Liffey Swim
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# Liffey Swim

In photos: Limbering up for the Liffey Swim

Aug 14th 2012, 4:34 PM 7,429 Views 18 Comments

Brrr…

# liffey-swim - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Gallery: hundreds brave Dublin's annual Liffey Swim
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# Liffey Swim

Gallery: hundreds brave Dublin's annual Liffey Swim

Sep 3rd 2011, 6:33 PM 2,176 Views 4 Comments

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