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Hundreds Make A Splash In 97th Liffey Swim

11th August 2016
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Swimmers make a splash at the start of last weekend's Liffey Swim Swimmers make a splash at the start of last weekend's Liffey Swim Photo: Donal Moloney

#LiffeySwim - "Perfect" conditions greeted the 430 swimmers who took a dip in the capital's river for the 97th Liffey Swim last weekend, as TheJournal.ie reports.

Brian Murray and Jennifer Gilbert were the respective men's and women's winners in the 2.2km race from the Rory O'Moore Bridge near Croppies Acre to the Loop Line Bridge at the Custom House on Saturday 6 August.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the annual Liffey Swim run by Leinster Open Sea Swimming is one of the most renowned and unique races of its kind in the world.

And photographer Donal Moloney was on hand to capture some stunning images of the day, which he's made available as a Facebook gallery HERE.

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