94th Dublin City Liffey Swim


Jack B Yeats – The Liffey Swim


When the artist Jack B Yeats captured the Liffey Swim on canvas in 1923, it was billed as the “biggest free spectacle of the year in Dublin”.


Limbering up for the Liffey Swim


The Independent.ie  reports: “This year (August 24) the event proved once more why it has become such a enduring part of the life… [of Dublin] as thousands of people turned out along the quays between Butt Bridge and the East Link Toll Bridge to cheer on the 335 men, women and children of all ages who took to the water in the quest for victory and for enjoyment in the 94th Dublin City Liffey Swim.” Results…


Liffey swimmers


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