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Locals welcome in 2021 with traditional NYD dips

Dippers swarm beaches across Island

Manxies across the Island have been welcoming in the new year with a bracing dip in the Irish Sea.

From Port St Mary to Ramsey, locals donned fancy dress and ran into a chilly 9 degrees sea to celebrate the beginning of 2021.

Many have done it to raise money for a wide range of local charities.

Manx Radio's Ben Hartley spoke to a couple brave souls from the Peel New Year's Day Dip: