Following the success of the Battle for the Bay on Dublin’s Dollymount Strand in May, Pure Magic are back to squeeze the last few remaining rays of sunshine out of summer come the 30th of September with the Battle for the Lake festival – a mix of watersports and music – all taking place on Achill Island. From the 30th of September to the 2nd of October, catch the likes of headliners Ham SandwicH, Hot Sprockets, Scoops, Third Smoke, and many more providing the musical goodness.
There’ll be kitesurfing, fireworks, a kids area, and all the daytime events are free, with weekend night tickets just €40 for the entire festival or €25 per night, available here.
Camping? Local campsite Achill Keel Caravan Park have a €6 euro per person per night offer on for the duration of the festival. Visit here for more details.
Ham SandwicH photographed for State by Mark Earley.