Men brave temperatures of 38 degrees to take part in Christmas Day swim at Clontarf, Ireland.
Item title reads - 38 degrees! did not stop theses hardy Clontarf swimmers from having their Christmas Day swim. Ireland.
M/S as a man bends down and sticks a thermometer into the water, he lifts it out and looks at it then smiles. L/S of the swimmers in the race. M/S of the winner hoisted on shoulders after the race, more people crowd around him. M/S of the prize giving after they have all dried off and got dressed, the winner is presented with a tennis racket, they shake hands. The runner up receives some boots and the swimmer who came third is given a small silver box which could be a cigarette case.