Insomnia Dublin | Ireland's Biggest Gaming Festival


For general inquiries about Insomnia please email at:


If you have any questions about carers tickets email:


SWD Events Ltd., 16 Clybaun Court, Clybaun Road, Galway, Ireland

Venue Address

RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 AK83


Insomnia Gaming Festival has been inviting volunteers to gaming events for over 20 years and it’s a fantastic way to give your time and have a great time doing it! Whether you steward, help with stage content or work on the festival’s infrastructure, you will be joining a team of hundreds, united by the love for gaming.

There are several teams that get involved in the event from running tournaments to BYOC activities. Please refer to the list below to see more details about each team at the event*.

*To apply as a volunteer at Insomnia, you must be 18 or older.

Indie applications

Insomnia Dublin is a festival that showcases gaming, pop culture and content creators, bringing together a great mix of age and demographics, covering the full spectrum of gamers from casual to hardcore.

So no matter who your target audience is, from PC to console to VR, from FPS to Adventure to Graphic Novel,  Insomnia is guaranteed to have the audience to suit your game.

If you want to get your game in front of this audience, then contact us today.

Due to being a family-friendly show, we cannot accept applications from games with a 16+ Age rating, or excessive blood or adult themes.

Press Applications

Insomnia welcomes publications, journalists, bloggers and digital media outlets to come and cover our show! If you’re looking to talk to publishers, developers, consumers or customers about the latest in gaming and the rest of the industry then you’re in the right place!

So, whether you’re looking to cover the show for your website, blog, e-magazine or in print we would love to hear from you!

Exhibit at Insomnia dublin

Get involved with Insomnia Gaming Festival

Insomnia Gaming Festival is a celebration of all things gaming and is perfect for families and gamers of any age!

Insomnia is a diverse, community led event containing content that is relevant to gamers, millennials and fans of popular culture. Activities at the show range from virtual reality, live entertainment and first plays of the gaming industry’s top titles.

Insomnia taps into the unreachable, we are the modern day brand for Generation Z. If you want to reach the people that don’t own a TV and who are typically ABC1, we are that audience by definition!


Insomnia Gaming Festival has hosted huge YouTube and Twitch stars! From our Insomnia meet and greets to stage slots we can offer a unique and exciting opportunity for you to meet your fans and interact with your community.

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