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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 23 February, 2020

Pics: Incredibly happy people going for a freezing swim

So cold. So happy.

IN MANY PLACES around the world, it is a tradition to go for a swim in freezing water on New Year’s Day.

Don’t ask us why, but it seems to make people very, very happy.

Pics: Incredibly happy people going for a freezing swim
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  • Happy because of his awesome hat

  • Happy because they're French and drinking champagne

  • Happy because she is who she is

  • Happy because he's the champion of gold pork-pie hats

  • Happy because he's got away with that ladder

  • Happy because of their animal hats

  • Happy because their wigs are the biggest

  • Happy because they're dressed as medieval knights

  • Quietly happy

  • Happy on the inside, hopefully

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Michael Freeman

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