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13 Dec2017 Kick back & enjoy a coffee @ SPAR Freshfield

Kick back & enjoy a coffee @ SPAR Freshfield

This week we opened Insomnia @ SPAR Freshfield, located in Formby, Liverpool. This is the 5th SPAR in the U.K. to open an Insomnia store. Operations Director, Tony, welcomed the Insomnia staff into SPAR Freshfield this week and said that Insomnia make a great addition to the store “it’s great to be able offer our customers the opportunity to enjoy a coffee

08 Dec2017 Coffee By the Coast in Insomnia @ EUROSPAR Dungarvan

Coffee By the Coast in Insomnia @ EUROSPAR Dungarvan

The Insomnia team are thrilled to have opened another store today, in Spar Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. As well as having a great selection of hot beverages and bakery goods for customers on the go to take-away, Insomnia has a seating area inside EUROSPAR Dungarvan for customers with a bit more time to sit, relax and enjoy their coffee.

Insomnia @ Spar Dungarvan is close to the Strandside South

08 Dec2017 Coffee and Carols in Cavan this Christmas

Coffee and Carols in Cavan this Christmas

Today, our new Insomnia coffee store in Cavan received a warm welcome as it opened its doors to the public. The new store is located at 1 Main Street, Cavan, in a bustling section of Cavan town centre.

Cavan locals will be treated to a live Christmas carol performance by the Starling Blue vocal group today between 3pm – 5pm, as they enjoy relaxing with a coffee in

30 Nov2017 We’re Bringing Gingerbread Lattes to Ashtown!

We’re Bringing Gingerbread Lattes to Ashtown!

Insomnia @ Spar Ashtown opened today, on Ashtown Grove, just minutes from the Navan Road and the entrance to the beautiful Phoenix Park. Insomnia manager Viktorija is delighted to offer the Spar Ashtown customers the full range of Insomnia Christmas hot beverages including the gingerbread latte, hazelnut hot chocolate and delicious Christmas bakery treats such as mince pies, gingerbread people and red velvet cake. 

On crisp winter

30 Nov2017 Early Christmas gift for coffee lovers in Charlton (London)!

Early Christmas gift for coffee lovers in Charlton (London)!

We have just opened our doors in Primark Brocklebank Retail Park (Charlton, South London)!

Not too far from the O2, Greenwich Park and the Royal Observatory, our new shop in Brocklebank Retail Park is just a few minutes away from Charlton train station and from the North Greenwich tube station.

Primark and Insomnia are both opening today in this new retail shopping area of Charlton

15 Nov2017 Insomnia woke up in Athy today!

Insomnia woke up in Athy today!

We're very excited to announce that Insomnia opened a new store this week in Athy, Co. Kildare. The store, located on Edmund Rice Square, is the perfect spot to take a break while doing some shopping in the town centre or to grab a hot chocolate and warm up after browsing the markets in the town square.

Insomnia Athy is a stone’s throw away

08 Nov2017 Congrats to SPAR Little Island - Cork Retail Award Winner 2017

Congrats to SPAR Little Island - Cork Retail Award Winner 2017

A big congratulations to Shane Cantillon and all of the team at SPAR Little Island for all of their hard work this year which has result in them being awarded the Cork Retail Award 2017 at the Cork Business Awards 2017.

The judges commented that SPAR Little Island had constantly progressed in the Retail category and that the store had led by investment and innovation in the store. Insomnia

08 Nov2017 Insomnia Launches Christmas Menu

Insomnia Launches Christmas Menu

Love Being Festive

INSOMNIA CHRISTMAS MENU

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Insomnia…

Our Christmas range (link to menu page) is now available in store! This year we’ve brought back some seasonal favourite treats as well as launching a fantastic range of new products.

This year we were inspired by Christmas songs and each one

08 Nov2017 Insomnia Launches Christmas Menu

Insomnia Launches Christmas Menu

Love Being Festive 

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Insomnia…

Our Christmas range is now available in store! This year we’ve brought back some seasonal favourite treats as well as launching a fantastic range of new products.

This year we were inspired by Christmas songs and each one of our new Christmas cups represents

03 Nov2017 Saying the magic words: Insomnia opened in Primark Watford!

Saying the magic words: Insomnia opened in Primark Watford!

Watford is home for the well-known Watford Football Club and for its proximity with Warner Bros. Studios where Harry Potter movies were set.

Primark Watford is part of the primary shopping area in town where more than 140 brands can be found. 

2017 has been an amazing year for Insomnia’s expansion in the UK and

31 Oct2017 INSOMNIA WINS NATIONAL CAFÉ CHAIN OF THE YEAR AWARD AND BEST DELI & ACCOMPANIMENTS

INSOMNIA WINS NATIONAL CAFÉ CHAIN OF THE YEAR AWARD AND BEST DELI & ACCOMPANIMENTS

Insomnia Coffee Company won the National Café Chain of the Year and best Deli & Accompaniments product with the Pesto Roast Veg Beetroot Ciabatta at the Irish Café Quality Food Awards 2017, held in Dublin on the 26th October.

Harry O Kelly CEO of Insomnia said: “we were thrilled to win the National Café Chain

27 Oct2017 Win a €250 shopping voucher with 7UP & Insomnia - Just in time for Christmas

Win a €250 shopping voucher with 7UP & Insomnia - Just in time for Christmas

Insomnia and 7up are giving two lucky winners the chance to win a €250 shopping voucher each.

To enter, all you have to do is go to Insomnia’s Facebook page and comment on the competition post to tell us how would you spend ‘Christmas Your Way’ this year?

Competition closes 4th December 2017. T&Cs apply (see below).

24 Oct2017 Insomnia’s Latte Art Throw Down 2017

Insomnia’s Latte Art Throw Down 2017

In October 2017 we invited sixteen of Insomnia’s top baristas to come together to compete to become this year's Insomnia’s Latte Art Thrown Down champion. Pouring a good coffee is an art in itself but we challenged our talented baristas to present us with delicious, aromatic coffee with a twist.

Throughout four tough rounds our baristas rose to

20 Oct2017 Best things come in threes: Insomnia, Primark and Leeds!

Best things come in threes: Insomnia, Primark and Leeds!

Our exciting partnership with leading fashion retailer Primark, has seen us open our doors to another UK Insomnia store, located in Trinity Leeds Shopping Centre. 

Home for the renowned University of Leeds and known as one of the best shopping destination in the UK, Leeds city has one of the largest pedestrian shopping areas in the UK!

Currently, we have five stores operating

19 Oct2017 Insomnia’s Frighteningly Good Halloween Treats

Insomnia’s Frighteningly Good Halloween Treats TRICK OR TREAT TIME AT INSOMNIA

We’re all about the treats (no tricks!) this Halloween at Insomnia. To celebrate this spook-tacular week there will be some creepy cakes on the menu from the 25th of October for a limited time only at selected Insomnia stores*. Our Bloody Red Velvet Cake and Zombie Cupcakes are sure to keep you and your hungry little monsters happy in the lead

16 Oct2017 Storm Ophelia update - Stores closed 16th October 2017

Due to Storm Ophelia all Insomnia company owned stores in ROI and NI will close today.

We apologise to any inconvenience caused to our customers, however, the safety of our staff and our customers is our top priority. Stores will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday the 17th October.

09 Oct2017 Insomnia Coffee spreads its wings!

Insomnia Coffee spreads its wings!

We are thrilled to have opened last week our first Northern Ireland store!

Harry O’Kelly, Insomnia’s Coffee Company chief executive, said “We are delighted to open in Belfast. It’s a very special opening for me as it is our first store in Northern Ireland.”

The store is part of a new forecourt area in the busy Belfast

22 Sep2017 Insomnia Baggot St on the Top 30 stores in Ireland

Insomnia Baggot St on the Top 30 stores in Ireland

We’re thrilled to announce that Insomnia Baggot Street achieved the Top30 Finalist Status on the Retail Excellence Awards 2018!

Retail Excellence, the largest retail industry representative organization in Ireland, has today announced the Top30 stores in Ireland. The list comprises retailers from around the country in every sector within the Irish Retail Industry.

The Top30 stores will now be rigorously tested with a financial

19 Sep2017 EAST WALL WELCOMES INSOMNIA COFFEE

EAST WALL WELCOMES INSOMNIA COFFEE

We have just opened our doors in East Wall, an inner-city residential area in Dublin 3 that is also close to some of the busiest business and financial areas of the city.

Laura, our Store Manager lives in Dublin 3 and is confident that the new store will be a fantastic addition to the area “There’s a nice cinema close-by and 3 Arena is just around the

15 Sep2017 Stockport UK – We have arrived!

Stockport UK – We have arrived!

We’ve just opened in our eighth Primark store in the busy town centre of Stockport, south-east of Manchester!


Located in the Merseyway Shopping Centre, Primark opened in 2011 bringing new life to Stockport and the city centre became a vibrant shopping area. Primark visitors can now enjoy a cup of coffee and have an enhanced shopping experience with the new addition to the store.

05 Sep2017 Fall in Love with our new Autumn Collection Menu

Fall in Love with our new Autumn Collection Menu INSOMNIA’S AUTUMN MENU

September just started and it seems that those long summer days are gone, the cooler days are back and some changes in the closet are much needed to get ready for the crispy air season! For those who love the scarfs, the leaves falling and the opportunity for lazy Sundays in bed, this might be the best season of all, but if you already

05 Sep2017 Fall in Love with Insomnia’s New Autumn Range

Fall in Love with Insomnia’s New Autumn Range INSOMNIA’S AUTUMN MENU

September just started and it seems that those long summer days are gone, the cooler days are back and some changes in the closet are much needed to get ready for the crispy air season! For those who love the scarfs, the leaves falling and the opportunity for lazy Sundays in bed, this might be the best season of all, but if you already

06 Jul2017 ADAM MOLONEY - THE VOICE OF SHANNON KEEPS IT LOCAL!

ADAM MOLONEY - THE VOICE OF SHANNON KEEPS IT LOCAL!

Three weeks ago, Shannon Gospel Choir gave an amazing performance at Insomnia Shannon! We had an amazing audience and all seats were taken to see this much-loved choir. A generous amount was raised (€370) for the Goradiche Orphanage (St. Senan’s Parish, Shannon) during the evening.

Our customers enjoyed this special evening so much that we’ve decided to do it again and bring another

05 Jul2017 Insomnia Opens at Artane Castle Shopping Centre

Insomnia Opens at Artane Castle Shopping Centre

We're thrilled to announce that we opened our doors to the people of Artane today! Our latest store, which is located in Artane Castle Shopping Centre, inside the Graham O'Sullivans, offers a comfy, spacious seating area for you to be able to sit back and relax, enjoy a premium double shot of Insomnia coffee. The shopping centre has everything you could need under the one roof, 

30 Jun2017 Peru Fairtrade Community Project Progress Report

Peru Fairtrade Community Project Progress Report

Insomnia have been involved in Fairtrade Fortnight for the past 8 years, with numerous community projects along the way. We have contributed a total of €92,179 for our various Fairtrade Community Projects during this time.

This year, during Fairtrade Fortnight, we raised €14,305, which will go directly to the ACPC Pichanaki Coffee Cooperative (CAC PICHANAKI ACPC), in Peru, our latest Fairtrade Community Project.

This project

30 Jun2017 Insomnia Struts its Stuff at Walkden

Insomnia Struts its Stuff at Walkden

We're delighted to announce the opening of our latest Insomnia store, which opened today in SPAR Walkden. Walkden, a suburban area of Manchester is now home to its first Insomnia coffee shop, located just off the busy Manchester Road, its ideally located for busy commuters and locals alike. The store itself is fully furnished with comfy seating and a friendly staff, who are excited to welcome

20 Jun2017 Drink Coffee and Keep…Cup!

Drink Coffee and Keep…Cup!

Here at Insomnia, we care about sustainability and also believe that due to the ecological impacts of our daily business is our responsibility to take action (more info here).

As part of our environmental policy we’ve recently launched two new KeepCup designs (12oz and 16oz). If you are a coffee lover and can’t survive without your coffee fixe at least twice a day,

12 Jun2017 Coffee and Music – The perfect blend!

Coffee and Music – The perfect blend!

Summer is all about having fun, relax, ice drinks, music and of course… Summer Festivals, right? At Insomnia Shannon we’re getting all of these under one roof for you!

To get into summer mode we’ll be showcasing some artists who will take part on the SHANNON FESTIVAL 2017 (8th-10th September 2017).

Shannon Gospel Choir will be performing this Thursday at Insomnia

09 Jun2017 Beat the Drums – We are open in Drumcondra

Beat the Drums – We are open in Drumcondra

We’ve just opened our brand-new store in Drumcondra!

Insomnia is the newest addition to this lovely residential area on the North Side of Dublin. Surrounded by interesting sites to visit, the store location (2 Drumcondra Road Upper) is on walking distance to the Botanic Gardens, Croke Park and Griffith Park. 

 

 

Drumcondra Resident Rami

23 May2017 St. Stephens Green reopened with a new look

St. Stephens Green reopened with a new look

Summer has arrived and brought us not only the new delicious summer drinks but also a completely refurbished store – St. Stephens Green!

St Stephens Green reopened last week after a huge makeover, the store has now a new comfy sitting area, perfect for a quick meeting or catch up with friends.

The new store design incorporates natural wood, granite and brick finishes

22 May2017 Insomnia - Best Indigenous Franchise 2 Years Running!

Insomnia - Best Indigenous Franchise 2 Years Running!

For the second year in a row, Insomnia won ‘Best Indigenous Irish Franchise’ in the 22nd annual Irish Franchise Awards that recognise excellence in franchising and outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals in the franchise industry.

The award ceremony was held on Friday 19th May, at the Radisson St Helen’s Hotel in Dublin and is celebrating 22 years this year – one of the

19 May2017 Insomnia Invites You To Brunch

Insomnia Invites You To Brunch Brunch ICECAP 

HB is teaming up with Insomnia to bring a classic taste this summer with the launch of the new BRUNCH ICECAP which is headlining Insomnia’s ICECAP menu.   

 

Insomnia have recreated the delicious Brunch flavour in the new BRUNCH ICECAP, a drink that is topped with a sprinkling of the Brunch crumbly biscuit over a smooth vanilla and

19 May2017 Explore Summer at Insomnia

Explore Summer at Insomnia

Summer is all about creating exciting new memories and going on adventures, be they big or small. Insomnia’s new summer range will be an adventure for your taste buds!

Explore Summer with Insomnia Coffee Company, pick up one of our four blended frappe drinks, the Insomnia ICECAP™ and let the adventure find you! For those rock splitting, sunny days (yes, we are being very

19 May2017 Explore Summer at Insomnia

Explore Summer at Insomnia

Summer is all about creating exciting new memories and going on adventures, be they big or small. Insomnia’s new summer range will be an adventure for your taste buds!

 

Explore Summer with Insomnia Coffee Company, pick up one of our four blended frappe drinks, the Insomnia ICECAP™ and let the adventure find you! For those rock splitting, sunny days (yes, we

18 May2017 Deansgrange Enterprise Town: A warm welcome from the community!

Deansgrange Enterprise Town: A warm welcome from the community!

Insomnia took part on the Enterprise Town Community event that took place last Saturday, May 13th, in Deansgrange. This Bank of Ireland initiative aims to promote local businesses while involving the community with all the town has to offer.


Dominik Roman, our store manager in Deansgrange was delighted with this initiative and with the chance to bring a taste of Insomnia’s

15 May2017 Insomnia @ EUROSPAR Fairview Official Opening

Insomnia @ EUROSPAR Fairview Official Opening

Insomnia at Eurospar Fairview had its official opening on Saturday, right across from the beautiful Fairview Park, customers were pleasantly surprised when Dublin footballers Dean Rock, Ciaran Kilkenny and Brian Fenton made an apperance to the store, picking up their weekly shop, and enjoying a delicious coffee, and say hello to the locals of course. 

Insomnia Fairview manager, Laura,

12 May2017 Win one of the 5 Family passes to the Premiere of Disney’s PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZAR’S REVEN

Win one of the 5 Family passes to the Premiere of Disney’s PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZAR’S REVEN

To celebrate the launch of Disney's PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: SALAZAR’S REVENGE in Irish Cinemas, Insomnia are offering five lucky winners the chance to go to the Special Preview Screening in Savoy Cinema, Dublin, on Saturday, the 20th of May, at 2.15pm.

To be in with a chance of winning one of the 5 family passes (2 adults and 2 children), all you have to do

10 May2017 We’re open in Saggart!

We’re open in Saggart!

We are delighted to have opened a new store in Saggart today.

Saggart is a lovely heritage village in South Dublin.

Our enthusiastic team are eager to serve you the nicest cup of coffee!

With a spacious and cosy seating area, this most recent Insomnia coffee shop has a fresh and contemporary feel, so you can comfortably relax and treat yourself with

05 May2017 Special Olympics Ireland Collection Day Friday 5th of May

Special Olympics Ireland Collection Day Friday 5th of May

For every hot drink purchased today, May 5th, Insomnia will be donating 5 cents to Special Olympics Ireland.

The money raised on the day will be used to ensure that the charity can continue to realize its promise of offering people with an intellectual disability the opportunity to participate in sport in their area.

You can also show your support by making a donation in the

25 Apr2017 INSOMNIA ANNOUNCED FINALIST FOR TWO CATEGORIES IN THE IRISH FRANCHISE AWARDS 2017

INSOMNIA ANNOUNCED FINALIST FOR TWO CATEGORIES IN THE IRISH FRANCHISE AWARDS 2017

The Irish Franchise Association has announced the shortlist for this year’s Franchise Awards from which the overall winner in twelve categories will be chosen. Insomnia Coffee Company are delighted to be named amongst these finalists for two categories: Best Indigenous Irish Franchise and Franchise of the Year (Retail).

The Irish Franchise Awards recognise excellence in Franchising and reward outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals in

06 Apr2017 UK COFFEE WEEK – Supporting Project Waterfall

UK COFFEE WEEK – Supporting Project Waterfall

UK Coffee Week is a nationwide fundraising campaign that takes place in thousands of coffee shops across the UK. Now in its seventh year, UK Coffee Week will be taking place from the 10th to the 16th of April. 

The donations received will go to Project Waterfall, an initiative dedicated to bringing clean water facilities to coffee growing communities. Water is integral to the live of

03 Apr2017 HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT WITH BRODERICK’S BC BARS

HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT WITH BRODERICK’S BC BARS

Two outstanding Irish success stories today announced they have joined forces. Dublin based family of bakers Broderick’s Brothers have joined forces with three time Olympian Derval O’ Rourke to let us have our cake and eat it.

Baking brothers Barry and Bernard known for their sumptuous handmade cake slices are normally associated with indulgent treats but 16 months ago they started developing their new healthy

22 Mar2017 Brodericks Hot Chocolate Toppings

Brodericks Hot Chocolate Toppings Brodericks Hot Chocolate Toppings

 

The Broderick Brothers burst onto the scene in 2006 and have not stopped in their quest to deliver outstanding chocolate treats. From their bakery, they handmake everything they make using the finest and when possible locally sourced ingredients.

They quickly learnt to cater to the needs of Insomnia customers with their heavenly traybakes, bars and this year they are

21 Mar2017 Daffodil Day – Supporting Irish Cancer Society

Daffodil Day – Supporting Irish Cancer Society

Daffodil Day takes place every year on the 24th of March, and the Irish Cancer Society is urging the public to support this great cause.

At Insomnia, we are determined to show our support by selling daffodils in our stores, and help to turn Ireland yellow this Friday, 24th of March. Each year, Daffodil day helps raise millions of Euro to support the Society’s free,

16 Mar2017 Thank you to all our customers!

Thank you to all our customers!

Thank you to all our customers for their great support this Fairtrade Fortnight!

For the past eight years of Insomnia’s involvement in Fairtrade Fortnight we’ve contributed with five cents from each cup sold towards this great cause. We have contributed a total of €92,179 for our various Fairtrade Community Projects.
The €14,305 raised this year will go directly to the ACPC

15 Mar2017 Insomnia Chocolate Range Has Arrived

Insomnia Chocolate Range Has Arrived

Although it’s not quite sunbathing weather, Spring does mean longer and brighter days ahead, something we all get a little excited about after the short cold days of winter. This isn't the only thing to get excited about, our new chocolate range is sure to put a spring in your step.

 

With every new range, we try and introduce our customers

15 Mar2017 Insomnia Chocolate Range Has Arrived

Insomnia Chocolate Range Has Arrived

Although it’s not quite sunbathing weather, Spring does mean longer and brighter days ahead, something we all get a little excited about after the short cold days of winter. This isn't the only thing to get excited about, our new chocolate range is sure to put a spring in your step.

 

With every new range, we try and introduce our customers

08 Mar2017 Sippin’ on Finglas

Sippin’ on Finglas

We're thrilled to announce our latest store opening, as of today, Insomnia coffee is open in Finglas! The store which is located on Finglas Main Street, opposite the Permenant TSB bank, has been transformed into a cosy coffee shop for locals to call their own, with comfortable seating and friendly staff to serve you up your favorite hot beverage.

 

Insomnia Finglas store manager,

27 Feb2017 Insomnia Fairtrade Project - Youth Centre in Peru

Insomnia Fairtrade Project - Youth Centre in Peru Insomnia Fairtrade Community Projects

Every year, since 2009, we have taken part in Fairtrade Fortnight, where a percentage from each hot beverage sold is donated to our nominated Insomnia Community projects. Thus far, we have raised over €77,000 for these nominated community projects.  

Our last project, which started back in February 2014, raising over €37,182, saw the construction of a student Infirmary and Dispensary for the Hekima

27 Feb2017 Insomnia Fairtrade Project - Youth Centre in Peru

Insomnia Fairtrade Project - Youth Centre in Peru Insomnia Fairtrade Community Projects

Every year, since 2009, we have taken part in Fairtrade Fortnight, where a percentage from each hot beverage sold is donated to our nominated Insomnia Community projects. Thus far, we have raised over £65,735 for these nominated community projects.  

Our last project, which started back in February 2014, raising over £31,916, saw the construction of a student Infirmary and Dispensary for the

14 Feb2017 Infirmary project in Tanzania is now successfully operating!

Infirmary project in Tanzania is now successfully operating!

Every year, since 2009, we have taken part in Fairtrade Fortnight, where a percentage from each hot beverage sold is donated to our nominated Insomnia Community projects, to date we have raised over €77,874.

For the past three years, the funds raised during Fairtrade Fortnight have gone directly to the construction of a student Infirmary and Dispensary for the Hekima Girls School in Bukoba, Tanzania, our nominated Fairtrade

11 Jan2017 Ballygowan Fitbit Competition

Ballygowan Fitbit Competition

Insomnia and Ballygowan are giving two lucky people the chance to win a Fitbit each, to start the New Year off right!

To enter, all you have to do is go on Insomnia's Facebook page and answer a question on the Ballygowan post in the comment section, to be put in the draw of winning one of two Fitbits! T&Cs apply’

06 Jan2017 Introducing the Tea, That Plays By Coffee’s Rules!

Introducing the Tea, That Plays By Coffee’s Rules!

Introducing the tea, that plays by coffee’s rules! This New Year, as part of our latest range, we’ve introduced a new beverage called Rooibos Red Espresso. Rooibos Red Espresso is crammed with more health benefits than you can imagine, it is not only good for you, but taste delicious too.

Our Rooibos Red comes in two varieties, served as either a latte or

06 Jan2017 New Year, New Range

New Year, New Range

The Christmas period has bid us farewell for another year, but fear not as Insomnia have a brand new range for you to start 2017 off the right way, we have introduced some new tasty treats and brought back some of your old favourites that are sure to tempt your taste buds. Our new range is available in-store now so why not brush away those January blues with a guilt

05 Jan2017 New Year, New Range

New Year, New Range

The Christmas period has bid us farewell for another year, but fear not as Insomnia have a brand new range for you to start 2017 off the right way, we have introduced some new tasty treats and brought back some of your old favourites that are sure to tempt your taste buds. Our new range is available in-store now so why not brush away those January blues with a guilt

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