Insomnia Dublin | Ireland's Biggest Gaming Festival

Are you ready?

Prepare yourself for a weekend of non-stop esports and gaming. Join 8,000 other gamers and watch the best players battle to be crowned Insomnia Dublin champion. Meet international special guests and esports stars in our Meet & Greet Zone. Take part in retro gaming, and show us what you got in our Cosplay Masquerade.

You’ll get to try out a host of the latest games and cutting-edge virtual reality technology. You’ll also get to watch live Q&A panels, grab discounted gear, take part in tournaments and so much more. So whether you’re hardcore or casual, new blood or old school, console or PC, join us in celebrating the very best in gaming culture this April 17th & 18th at the RDS Dublin.

Take at look at what Insomnia has to offer! 


Get hands-on with some of the biggest upcoming games as well as the latest releases 

Special Guests

Autographs, selfies and more! Meet and greet your favourite YouTube and Twitch stars

Virtual Reality

Experience the mind blowing new HTC Vive Cosmos only at Insomnia Dublin! 

See your favourite characters brought to life in our cosplay masquerade and competitions

Retro Gaming

Do you have fond memories of Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong high score? Did your thumbs fall off as a child playing Contra?


Show us what you got. Compete in or spectate professional Esports tournaments for cash prizes


It wouldn’t be a gaming festival without Fortnite! 

Stage shows

Game shows. Gaming contests. Interactive stage productions. all of this and more on the main stage

Indie zone

Have a look at what some of the best games in development from Indie studios

Official Merchandise

Looking for a souvenir? Take home official Insomnia merchandise available at every show

Shopping Basket