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Cabhair Christmas Canal Commemoration Continues

category dublin | rights, freedoms and repression | news report author Friday December 25, 2009 19:38author by Paula Geraghtyauthor email mspgeraghty at yahoo dot ie Report this post to the editors

Many gathered for the annual Cabhair canal swim at the Inchicore third lock.
Shopping trolleys under the frozen canal
Shopping trolleys under the frozen canal

Debris resting on the frozen canal didn't deter some of the more hardened swimmers on Christmas day. Hot whiskeys were in constant supply as men got out of the water as quick as they got in for the annual event to raise funds for republican prisoners in Portlaoise prison.

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The prizes
The prizes

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   fair play     tim    Fri Dec 25, 2009 20:52 
   It's a pity the prize organisers couldn't find 4 packets of Irish crisps     hard man    Sat Dec 26, 2009 16:28 
   ...and it's a pity you weren't there in person !     Sharon.    Sat Dec 26, 2009 23:43 
   remember who you are and what you represent     Kevin Murphy    Tue Dec 29, 2009 20:31 
   No offence intended - just the 'nature' of the event.     Sharon.    Tue Dec 29, 2009 21:52 
   Have any of you....     Ken Lee    Tue Jan 05, 2010 18:53 
   Fenians remembered , Weils watched !     Sharon.    Tue Jan 05, 2010 20:42 


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