The Waterboys are the first act to be announced for this year's Bulmers Live at Leopardstown gig series.

Mike Scott and co. will provide the entertainment on a night of racing when they play the south Dublin racecourse on Thursday, August 16th.

Over the last few years, acts like Sister Sledge, The Human League, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Johnny Marr, and Happy Mondays have played the same series.

More names for 2018 are expected to be announced in the coming months.

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