VIDEO: Charity swims get year off to good start

While many people were nursing their hangovers on New Year’s Day, others were starting 2013 off on a very charitable footing.

Here some of those who took part in the Annual New Year’s Day event at Carnlough Harbour and those who fund raised at Cushendun Beach for Marie Curie Cancer Care speak of why they braved the freezing waters off the coast of Co Antrim.