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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

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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