Tag: new year

Ne’erday dookers take icy plunge
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Ne’erday dookers take icy plunge

Around 40 brave souls took to the icy waters of Brodick Bay on New Year’s day to celebrate the new year in a tradition known as the Douglas Dook.

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Dookers take the plunge in New Year’s Day dips

And this year other villages got in on the act with Lochranza and Corrie and Blackwaterfoot all holding New Year’s Day dooks of their own, and, of course, they all followed the Lamlash Dook on Boxing Day covered by the Banner last week.

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Another splash in Lamlash

A small group of hardy swimmers from Lamlash took to the water for a New Year’s Day dook off the Lamlash Pier