#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 5°C Saturday 19 June 2021

Poll: Will you swim in the seas around Ireland this summer?

Are you ready to risk the polar experience of a dip in Irish coastal waters?

Image: Shutterstock/Oleh Dubyna

SO IT’S COMING to the end of May. Strictly speaking we’re almost through the first month of summer (not that recent weather is any true indication of that).

With summer months comes summer sunshine, and the Irish citizen’s overwhelming desire to hit the beach.

But Irish seawater can be a bit nippy to put it mildly (and a bit dirty in certain places also). Would you be willing to risk a mild case of frostbite by taking a dip in the Irish Sea or Atlantic Ocean this summer?

We’re asking: Will  you swim in the Irish sea this summer?

Poll Results:

Hell yes (7162)
God no (5640)
I still can't feel my legs from last time (1037)

Read next: