It’s our annual round up of Christmas Day Swim’s! The best way to work up an appetite for your Christmas dinner….

Many of these events are raising money for worthy causes.  So grab the togs, rope in your mates and check out some of the Christmas Day swims on InspireMe.ie.

Remember

  • Get in, get out and warm up.
  • No alcohol before swimming.
  • Postpone or cancel if conditions are not favorable

 

Galway

 

Salthill in aid of Cope

Loughrea in aid of CASA Loughrea

Portumna in aid of Portumna Day Care Centre

 

Christmas Day Swim
Portumna Christmas Day Swim

 

Kerry

 

Ballinskelligs in aid of Ballinskelligs Community Care & The Night Nursing Service in Kerry _ Irish Cancer Society

Portmagee in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation and South Kerry Palliative Care

Cromane in aid of University Hospital Kerry Diabetes Day Unit

Ballybunion in aid of Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue Service

Fenit in aid of  RNLI Fenit Lifeboats

 

Carlow

 

Bagenalstown in aid of of Carlow/Kilkenny Homecare team

Carlow Town in aid of Our Lady’s Hospital for Children, Crumlin

 

Cork

 

Myrtleville Beach in aid of the Mercy Hospital Children’s Leukaemia Unit

Schull in aid of Cope Foundation

Ballylickey for CHILDLINE.

 

 

Clare

 

Gortglass  in aid of the West Clare Cancer Centre.

Lahinch in aid of The Elevate Foundation

 

Cavan

 

Virginia in aid of St. Christopher’s Hospice, Virginia Community Care and Alzheimer’s Society

 

Donegal

 

Bundoran In aid of Ozanam House/St Vincent De Paul.

 

 

Sligo

 

Lough Arrow in aid of the Northwest Hospice

Streedagh in aid of S.H.O.U.T and The North West Hospice

 

Christmas Day Swim
Christmas Day Swim Streedagh

 

Leitrim

 

Keeldra Lake in aid of Pieta House

Mohill in aid of the Andrew O’Malley Fund

Carrick On Shannon in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, the National Council for the Blind and the Leitrim Talking Newspaper

Waterford

 

Newtown and Guillaume Swimming Club, Tramore in aid of  Waterford Viking Halliwick Swim Club.

Dunmore East in aid of our Dunmore East beavers, cubs & sea scouts

Ardmore

Kilmurrin Cove in aid of the Copper Coast Scout Group

 

Tipperary

 

Youghalarra in aid of CARMHA (connection and recovery of mental health and addiction),  St Cronan’s Services – Nenagh and Runningforjosie and The Amanda Stapleton benefit fund.

 

Christmas Day Swim but not on Christmas Day!

 

But maybe you’re  the one cooking Christmas Dinner. Fear not! There are some Christmas Dips planned on either side of the 25th.  You’re going to have to think of a new excuse…..

 

Dublin

The Marathon Man to Iron Man Santa Swim is taking place at Dublin’s 40 foot on Sunday 23rd December. Get it over with early.

 

Wexford

Kilmore Quay for the Kilmore Quay RNLI and Wexford Sub Aqua is on Sunday 30th December

 

 

We will add to this list as event information becomes available. But if you are organising a swim that you would like us to include, please email the information to us at admin@inspireme.ie

 

Finally, all of these events  are correct at the time of publishing.  However we recommend you check with the event organiser before you travel.

 

Featured image is of the Keeldra Christmas Day Swim.