Dublin City Liffey Swim
The 98th Annual Dublin City Liffey Swim is back in Dublin Town on Sunday, September 1st!
The Jones Engineering Dublin City Liffey Swim, or, Snámh na Life Bhaile Átha Cliath, is one of the most famous open sea races throughout the world. First run in 1920, it is the longest running annual swim race in Europe.
There is no requirements for entrants, the 500 participants come in all ages, abilities and nationalities. Swimmers may not wear wetsuits, each partaker must brave the cold water through the 2.2km section of the river. If you fancy taking part and braving the Liffey water for the annual swim, you can register here. (For adults to partake it's €35, and €20 for u18's)
The atmosphere along the Liffey is like no other. Families and friends run alongside the competitors as they swim down and make their way under the 12 key bridges of Dublin. Camaraderie is clear between competitors as a rendition of Molly Malone before they plunge into the river is now somewhat of a tradition.
Don't miss a chance to catch a glimpse of this unique event as the public line the quays, boardwalks and bridges along the River Liffey on September 1st.