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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 12 December, 2019

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From TheJournal.ie Questions over this weekend's Liffey Swim after water samples found to be "exceptionally poor" Sewage Spill

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time Win Some Lose Some

Three Irish beaches lose Blue Flag status while two get them for first time

Bray South Promenade got its flag back after 17 years.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: You made quite the splash with your festive swims Brrrr

Pics: You made quite the splash with your festive swims

Even more pics of how you got on.

From TheJournal.ie Woman rescued after trying to swim to cruise ship Madeira Islands

Woman rescued after trying to swim to cruise ship

She thought her husband was on board.

From TheJournal.ie In pics and videos: Your Christmas and Stephen's Day swims Braving It

In pics and videos: Your Christmas and Stephen's Day swims

Conditions were Baltic – but thousands still turned out for the annual festive dips.

From TheJournal.ie Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high' Brrrrrrrrrrr

Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high'

Hundreds of events will be taking place across the country today.

From TheJournal.ie British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain Costa Brava

British women found dead after going for late-night swim in Spain

The women were 33 and 36 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Winner of Dublin's first Ironman over the line as thousands come out to cheer on athletes You Can Do It
From TheJournal.ie Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog To The Rescue

Man jumps into River Liffey to save his blind dog

Stevie is safe and recovering at home.

Son pretends to swim home from Australia to surprise his mammy

Greatest homecoming EVER.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Brave swimmers take to the Liffey for charity Dive In

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…

From TheJournal.ie 50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma Swim For Pádraig

50 friends raise €32,000 during swim challenge for friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler has been in a coma since last summer, and is receiving treatment in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie 50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for "loyal and fun" friend in a coma Swim For Pádraig

50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for "loyal and fun" friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.

Distressed Davina McCall dragged out of water after freezing Sport Relief swim

McCall is taking on a week-long 500 mile journey.

Charming video captures the thought process behind the Christmas Day swim

It’ll make you feel cold, then make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.

From The42 Snapshot: Christmas Day swimmers at the Forty Foot and Seapoint Brrrr This post contains images

Snapshot: Christmas Day swimmers at the Forty Foot and Seapoint

This was the day’s main sporting event.

From TheJournal.ie Heading for a Christmas Day swim? Here's 6 top tips to see you through safely... Red Nose Day

Heading for a Christmas Day swim? Here's 6 top tips to see you through safely...

From the Forty Foot in Dublin to Fanad in Donegal, thousands will be braving the waters this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.

From TheJournal.ie Skerries North Beach closed due to oil spill Beach

Skerries North Beach closed due to oil spill

A minor oil spill at a nearby harbour has led to the closure, and authorities are monitoring the situation.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks Shipwreck

Tourists swim for their lives for 14 hours after boat sinks

The brother and sister thought they were going to drown or be eaten by a shark when the found themselves stranded at sea.

Pics: Incredibly happy people going for a freezing swim Brrrr This post contains images

Pics: Incredibly happy people going for a freezing swim

So cold. So happy.

2012: Good news in video Review 2012 This post contains videos

2012: Good news in video

Good news, good deeds, great stuff.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Braving the cold at the 40 Foot on Christmas Day Festive Dip This post contains images

In pictures: Braving the cold at the 40 Foot on Christmas Day

JESUS, they must be freezing.

From The42 Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming Olympian

Wave goodbye: Melanie Nocher retires from international swimming

The two-time Olympian for Team Ireland is looking forward to ‘new challenges’ after taking the decision to step away from elite-level competitions.

From The42 Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians Team Ireland

Back to the day job: The challenges keep on coming for Irish Olympians

Bronze Medal winner Cian O’Connor competes in China while triathlete Aileen Morrison is in Yokohama, Japan.

From The42 Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London Green Shoots

Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London

In your weekly triathlon round-up, the Irish Junior squad excel in London and more than 200 people brave the waters at Blacksod, Co Mayo.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From The42 Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits Feat

Quadruple amputee completes icy swim across the Bering Straits

Frenchman Phillippe Croizon braved near-freezing temperatures to swim the 4k stretch that links America and Asia.