VIDEO: Man swims in massive pothole

17:47 27 July 2014

The massive pothole was several feet deep. Picture: YouTube

The massive pothole was several feet deep. Picture: YouTube

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A man has been filmed taking a dip in what is believed to have been Ireland’s deepest pothole.

Liam Keane, 21, told RTE News he decided to take the plunge because he “wouldn’t get a chance like it again”.

The massive hole, on a country road close to North Cork was caused by a burst main.

But bad luck to any wannabe skinnydippers - it has since been filled in.