03 Sep2020 AUTUMN FAVOURITES ARE BACK!
That's right, our highly anticipated Autumn menu is back, better than ever! We are delighted to share these new products with you and know you will fall for the flavours. Although the weather may be getting colder and nights getting longer, we know that our delicious bakery treats and warming beverages will get you excited for Autumn. Whether you're a Pumpkin Pie Latte fan, crazy for peanut butter or looking for a Vegan Treat, there is something for everyone on this menu. You can
The wait is finally over! We are buzzing to introduce our NEW and IMPROVED Insomnia Treats APP to you. We’ve been working hard on big (and exciting) updates to our Treats programme making it easier to use and earn more rewards than ever.
Our app has had a brew-tiful makeover, with a sleek new design and is jam packed with lots of new features and upgrades.
The NEW Treats App is now available
29 Jun2020 Summer is finally here!
Summer 2020 is finally here! Hasn't this been both the longest and slowest few months ever?! Despite our in store experience being a little different than normal, we are still committed to giving you your favourite summer drinks! So although your summer 2020 holiday plans may be put on pause for a while, you can still get into the summer spirit with our refreshing lemonades, delicious ice teas and frappe ICECAPS! We're going back to basics with this year's summer menu.Traditional Lemonade
29 Apr2020 Banana Bread Recipe
That's right we're jumping on the Banana Bread Bandwagon! For anyone who hasn't already made it, we've got our much requested recipe for you!
Thanks to Ciara in Brodericks Homemade for sharing the recipe with us! We would love if you could share your bakes with us! Tag us on social media and use #insomniaathomeIngredients
2 - Ripe Bananas
2 - Large Eggs
3/4 tsp - Baking Powder
1/2 tsp - Bread Soda
We'd like to say a massive thank you to all our customers for your fantastic support during Fairtrade Fortnight.
We are delighted to announce that this year we raised an incredible £22,000 which will go directly to our nominated project, the ACODIHUE Coffee Cooperative in Guatemala. This means that since 2009, we have raised over £130,000 for our nominated projects.
The money raised will provide:Financial independence for the women of the ACODIHUE cooperative in Guatemala Technical training to
01 Apr2020 Insomnia Word SearchWe've got a little Insomnia challenge for you today!
Can you find 10 coffee related words in our very own Insomnia Word Search? Why not challenge the whole family and see who can find the most words! Remember there is 10 to find.
If you would like to print out the word search, follow the steps below.
1.Click on the image below to open
2. Right click on the image
3. Select "Save Image as" and save it to
Insomnia Coffee Company has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme, in association with Bank of Ireland. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for the second year running, was recognised at a gala awards dinner in Dublin on 6 March.
Nine companies have qualified for the first time in the 2020 Best Managed Companies Awards programme. They join a network of 130 companies representing 27 counties across Ireland, with a combined
23 Mar2020 Customer Update: Covid 19
Insomnia Coffee Company has made the difficult decision to close all company owned stores in the UK from today 23rd March 2020 until it’s sensible to reopen. While we wish we could remain open to offer you the best coffee and an escape in these uncertain times, we need to do the right thing to protect our team members, our customers and communities, and do our part to help stop the sprea of Covid 19.
We will continue to re-evaluate
Insomnia is delighted to announce the launch of our New Hot Chocolate Menu. We’re incredibly excited to launch our first Vegan Hot Chocolate made from 100% cocoa. Trust us when we say it is just as good as our Signature Hot Chocolate, which is no mean feat! Our Ruby Hot Chocolate will also be returning to tantalise your taste buds.Hot Chocolates Vegan Hot Chocolate
Our Vegan Hot Chocolate is 100% pure unsweetened cocoa. It is
Every year during Fairtrade Fortnight we support a nominated Insomnia Community project and donate 5 pence from each hot beverage sold during that period. To date we have raised over £112,000.
This year, all funds raised between February 24th and March 8th, will go directly to the ACODIHUE (Asociacion de Cooperacion al Desarrollo Integral de Huehuetenango) Cooperative in Guatemala with the aim of Empowering and Advancing Women within the Coffee Industry.
The amount raised during
05 Sep2019 Add a Touch of Gold this Autumn
Insomnia are adding a touch of gold this Autumn! That's right, our highly anticipated Autumn menu is back, better than ever! We are delighted to share these new products with you and know you will fall for the flavours. Although the weather may be getting colder and nights getting longer, we know that our delicious bakery treats, warming beverages and a very special ICECAP will get you excited for Autumn. Whether you're a Pumpkin Pie Latte fan, crazy for peanut butter, or a turmeric lover, there is
22 Aug2019 Now brewing on Leeson Street
We’ve moved! We would like to thank our customers for their custom over the years at our Earlsfort Terrace store; we have now moved around the corner to Leeson Street, just minutes from St Stephen’s Green.
The interior design has been a big hit with customers so far. The store has a retro meets contemporary feel with a new look counter and quirky, fun branding evoking a great ambience.
The team will be let by Zeljko who has
20 Aug2019 NOW SERVING YOUR DAILY BREW IN NAVAN TOWN
We are delighted to announce our latest store opening in the bustling Navan Town. The team will be let by Marta Siudak who previously managed our Ashbourne store for a number of years.
The store design reflects Insomnia’s coffee heritage whilst also taking inspiration from vintage tea shops and industrial urban lofts. The result is a welcoming and comfortable space using fabrics and natural finishes punctuated with quirky and fun branding which evokes a great ambience. Coffee lovers
07 Aug2019 Coffee Time @ Tallaght Cross!
We are thrilled to announce our newest store opening in Tallaght Cross, located right on the luas platform so getting there couldn’t be easier! Our Tallaght Cross store boasts a sleek, modern design and is the perfect place to catch up with friends and family, along with your favourite beverage. We also operate a popular book swap in store where if you leave a book behind, you are welcome to take a book home with you!
Michal Kierpiec is our new store manager and has
23 Jul2019 Sit back and enjoy a Coffee @ Spar Ettington
Today we opened our doors in Ettington, the picturesque village near Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England.
Insomnia Ettington manager, Allyson is looking forward to welcoming all our new customers in Ettington and thinks that a new coffee shop is just what the local village community needs.
With an abundance of natural light and comfortable seating, the store promises to be the perfect place for a quiet coffee or catch up with friends. There will
04 Jul2019 Time for a Coffee Break in Sleaford
We’re very pleased to announce that we have opened our first UK store of the year in Sleaford, Lincolnshire. Insomnia Sleaford manager, Michelle is looking forward to welcoming all our new customers in Sleaford and thinks that a new coffee shop is just what the local community needs.
Insomnia manager Michelle has over 5 years’ experience in the hospitality sector and was attracted to the role with Insomnia as she “Thought this was an exciting new venture and
04 Jul2019 Introducing our New Medium Roast Coffee
Introducing our New Medium Roast Coffee 100% Arabica
We are delighted to introduce the 2nd Limited Edition of Insomnia Voyager - we are 22 years in business this year and constantly innovating to respond to changing trends.
Insomnia Voyager brings you on a journey in every cup, every year we pack up, go out and find you a new exotic coffee, roast it medium and with heaps of respect.
This year we went to ASCARIVE in Brazil and FEDECOCAGUA in Guatemala, just one sip and
04 Jul2019 Now Brewing in Portmarnock
We are excited to open our newest store in the costal village of Portmarnock! We’re located on Strand Road beside Lidl.
The new store design is inspired by coffee and it promises to be the hub for the Portmarnock community. With comfortable and welcoming seating and some quirky and fun décor, this is the perfect place for your morning coffee or to relax with friends over a refreshing lemonade. The store will also run the
28 Jun2019 Coffee with a Summer Inspired Twist
At Insomnia we’re turning coffee on its head with the launch of our new limited edition summer drinks. We’re welcoming Orange Espresso Tonic, Cold Brew and Amaretto Affogato to our summer menu for a short time only. Make sure to get them while they’re cold!!
Our inspiration for these limited-edition drinks came from infusing our love of coffee with a refreshing twist just in time for those long hot summer days!Orange Espresso Tonic
Insomnia Coffee Co are delighted to announce the opening of our new Insomnia outlet in Loughboy Shopping Centre, our second store in the wonderful city of Kilkenny after our store in Market Cross Shopping Centre. We’re looking forward to serving coffee to the local residents and businesses nearby and we are sure there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Customers can also avail of free parking at the shopping centre.
Our Insomnia Loughboy is providing employment
Yesterday marked our official, fun-filled, opening party at our Insomnia store in Claremorris, Co. Mayo. We were joined on the day by the gang from Midwest radio who broadcasted live from outside the store and gave away great prizes to listeners, including a competition to win Free Coffee for a Year!
Inside the store, visitors of all ages got tonnes of enjoyment from our COFFie machine which allowed guests to get their selfies and images on their coffees all day. Many
We’re thrilled to have opened today a new Insomnia in Claremorris, Co. Mayo!
Claremorris is the fastest growing town in Co. Mayo and it’s located near Knock Hill, Land of the Giants and Mayfield Lake.
Insomnia Claremorris is the third site in Co. Mayo. Located in The Silverbridge Plaza, near Tesco and other local businesses and surrounded by a big car parking area it’s the perfect place for those looking to relax for a while or looking
16 May2019 Love Being Chilled this Summer
Just in time for Summer, Insomnia have launched our new menu filled with exciting new flavours that will keep you refreshed all summer long. Whether you’re an ICECAP fanatic or iced drink lover we’ve got you covered. From the mighty Oreo ICECAP to our newest berrylicious addition - the Strawberry Rainbow ICECAP, prepare for a taste explosion.
This summer also sees the return of our Traditional Lemonade, Raspberry Lemonade, Watermelon Granita and Peach Ice Tea, we guarantee you’ll only be one
Insomnia is once again taking part in the UK COFFEE WEEK by donating 5p for each coffee sold during 29th April – 5th May 2019.
UK Coffee Week is returning to coffee shops, retailers and foodservice outlets across UK, raising money for Project Waterfall whilst celebrating and championing the country’s thriving coffee scene. Set to be the largest yet, the celebration has so far changed over 40,000 lives and raised almost £1 million for Project Waterfall – an initiative delivering clean water, sanitation and education to
We'd like to say a huge thank you to all our customers for their fantastic support during Fairtrade Fortnight. We are delighted to announce that this year we raised £18,747 will go directly to our nominated project, the Manizales Coffee Cooperative in Colombia. This means since 2009 we have raised an incredible £112,711 for our nominated projects.
This years' project is very special to the Insomnia team as we source our Voyager Single Origin Medium Roast Coffee from the Colombian cooperative. The money raised will have a
04 Apr2019 Seaside treat in Skerries
Insomnia Coffee Company are delighted to announce that latest store opened in Skerries Eurospar this week. We’re thrilled with our new sea side location, just a short stroll from the bustling harbour.
Skerries is easily accessible by the DART, a perfect excuse to spend a couple of hours exploring the rugged Fingal coastline with tranquil scenic walks or guided tours of Rockabill Lighthouse and the Skerries Islands.
With seating for just under 30 people, our Skerries
Amazing news everyone… Insomnia Treats Rewards Programme has won the Best QSR Loyalty Programme of the Year 2019! This is a huge success for our Loyalty programme – thanks to our customers!
The Insomnia Treats Rewards programme was one of the big winners of the first Irish Loyalty Awards ceremony, held last Thursday at the Intercontinental Hotel Ballsbridge, Dublin.
The Irish Loyalty Awards is a recognition
Today we’ve opened our doors in Mallow, Cork! Mallow has been nicknamed the “Crossroads of Munster” linking roads to Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford!
The store is located in William O’Brien St, in a walking distance from Mallow Castle, The Spa, The Clock House and four different schools in the neighbourhood.
Insomnia Mallow will employ 7 new members of staff and it&rsquo
15 Mar2019 The 4th Chocolate is Here! Meet Ruby
Inspired by the indulgent Belgian chocolate Insomnia brings you a brand-new collection of mouth-watering hot chocolates and chocolate bakery. This year more than ever we’re bringing innovation with the launch of a 4th type of Hot Chocolate – The Ruby Hot Chocolate - exclusive to Insomnia! The bakery collection has been put together to include some new brownies and introduces a new Vegan Friendly Raspberry & Chocolate Brownie to the Insomnia menu.INSOMNIA HOT CHOCOLATES Ruby Hot Chocolate
Insomnia Coffee is pleased to announce the opening of our latest store located on Gardiner Street, one of Dublin’s most distinguished Georgian Streets.
Gardiner Street is one of Dublin’s best know streets due to its historical, cultural, political and architectural importance. The store is just a stone’s throw from Mountjoy Square, we’re already dreaming of ICECAPS in the square on hot summer days! Other popular locations nearby are St. Francis Street Xavier Church, Cathal Brugha campus of
Insomnia Coffee has been named as one of Deloitte's Best Managed Companies. Insomnia which demonstrated superior business performance, was recognised at a gala awards dinner in Dublin on 1 March 2019.
This year, 12 new companies join a network of 136 companies that were awarded the status of Best Managed. The Best Managed Companies network this year has total revenues of almost €11 billion, export sales of almost €3 billion and total employment of approximately 44,000 people.
Commenting on the award, Harry O’ Kelly, CEO, said:
Great news, Insomnia have been nominated as a Finalist for the Best QSR Loyalty Programme of the Year with its Insomnia Treats programme. This is a huge success for our Loyalty programme – thanks to our customers!
The winners will be announced on March 28th at a black-tie event. In the mean time you can vote for Insomnia to win the Overall Loyalty Programme Award! Click here to vote now: Read more >>
07 Jan2019 New Year, New Menu!
As 2019 begins Insomnia are bringing you a brand-new range of hot beverages and bakery products to help you kick start the year in a positive, healthy way. We've got a new hot drinks collection that will help you kick the January blues and stay healthy throughout the last of the winter months. Our new bakery range has some healthy snacks and some sweet treats to help you keep your energy levels up during the day!SUPER FOOD LATTES
We’re kick starting the
02 Jan2019 Time for a Coffee Break in Eurospar Cobh
We’re thrilled to have opened our latest Cork store in Eurospar Cobh. We’ll be open from 06:30am Monday – Saturday and 8am Sunday, so we’ve got that caffeine hit covered along with breakfast, lunch and snack options!
Located on the Newtown Road, Ballyvoloon, our barista’s are ready and waiting to serve you your favourite drink whether you're popping in for your morning coffee after the school run or catching up with friends, we’ve got lots
22 Dec2018 Next stop Coffee!
Today is an exciting day for all the Insomnia team as we’ve opened in Heuston Station, Dublin!
Heuston Station is one of Ireland’s main railway stations, linking the capital with the south, southwest and west – it’s also one of the busiest stations in city centre, especially during the Christmas season!
December is probably one of the busiest months in Heuston Station, many people take the train to
20 Dec2018 Take a break this Christmas in Tullamore
There was great excitement in the air as we officially opened in Spar Arden Road, Tullamore, with both barista and self service counters.
We are proud to join several other well known brands, such as Chopped and Shakers and offer the station's customers quality coffee and great value meal deals. Our full range of hot beverages, bakery and sandwiches will also be on offer along with seating for up to 64 people. So, no
10 Dec2018 Dundalk – we are back!
Today we’ve opened a new store in Dundalk, Co. Louth!
Located in the Neighbourhood Centre, next to Dunnes Stores, the store is located near the industrial estate, the primary schools and colleges.
Rebecca Duffy Hamil is the new store manager and has worked with Insomnia for more than 7 years, she started as a barista in Malahide and more recently became store manager in Blanchardstown. Rebecca is now opening Dundalk and is thrilled about the new challenge!
10 Dec2018 Your daily grind has arrived to Letterkenny!
We are now open in Letterkenny! We’re thrilled to have opened today our first store in Co. Donegal, just in time for your Christmassy Coffee!
Letterkenny, known as The Cathedral Town and the largest town in County Donegal, is now home for an Insomnia coffee shop – located in the Main Street where the famous Berry Layne restaurant used to be, the store is located in the Cathedral quarter in the heart of the town centre, just a short walk away from the cathedral.
Today we’ve opened our new Insomnia coffee store in Charleville, Co. Cork. Charleville is well known for being one of the largest milk processing and cheese making towns in Ireland.
This is Insomnia’s sixth store to open in Co. Cork and is located in Charleville Town Centre – just in time for the Christmas shopping and for a few Christmas treats in the historic town! The store's opening hours are as follows:
08 Nov2018 Love Being Festive - Christmas has arrived!
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Insomnia…
This year our Christmas cups were designed by renowned Irish artist, Fuschia Macaree. Inspired by exciting Christmas activities with family and friends including bringing the Christmas tree home, heading out Christmas shopping and ice-skating with friends. Christmas is the best time of the year for catch ups, days out together and making that extra effort to spend time with the ones you love so make sure you catch up over one of our delicious
24 Oct2018 Now brewing at Liffey St Upper, Dublin 1!
Today we’ve opened a new Insomnia store in Dublin 1, right in the heart of the city!
The new store located at Liffey Street Upper is the perfect spot for a coffee if you’re shopping in town or just visiting some of the city’s land marks such as the General Post Office and the Ha’penny Bridge!
Situated between Henry St. and Abbey St, Insomnia Liffey St. Upper is the
Insomnia Coffee Company won the Café of the Year at the Irish Foodservice Quality Food Awards 2018, held in Dublin on the 18th October.
Harry O Kelly CEO of Insomnia said: “we were thrilled to win the Café of the Year 2018 Award. I am extremely proud of the team and all their hard work and dedication to growing Insomnia to what it is today."
Organised by Metropolis Business Media, group publisher Helen Lyons commented, “We are thrilled with the success of
We’re thrilled to announce that Insomnia has been shortlisted as one of 2018 finalists in the Waste Prevention Business Award category for the Pakman Awards this year!
This is Insomnia’s first time entering the Pakman Awards and we’re also in with the chance of winning your category and being Ireland’s overall winner of the Pakman Awards 2018 for Excellence in Waste Management and Recycling.
We are absolutely thrilled to be named ‘Franchisor with Outstanding Social Responsibility” in the 23rd 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 28th September, at Clontarf Castle in Dublin and is celebrating 23 years this year – one of the longest running business award ceremonies in
At Insomnia we love to celebrate coffee and this year we’re celebrating International Coffee Day (1st October) in a very special way, we're offering one FREE COFFEE coupon to all customers who download and register a new account on the Insomnia Treats App on the 1st of October 2018.
All you have to do is register a new account on Insomnia Treats App (available for Android and iOS) next Monday and you’ll automatically earn a free coffee
We’re thrilled to announce that Insomnia Saggart achieved the Top30 Finalist Status on the Retail Excellence Awards 2019!
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 audit and an onsite visit from Retail Excellence and Echochamber. The sectoral category winners, Top5 Stores and the National Store of
21 Sep2018 Rise and Grind in Roscommon
Roscommon, have we got brews for you! Dominik, our regional manager was instore today as the doors opened in our new store in Roscommon town, and was delighted with the warm welcome Insomnia has received already. Located on the main street of Roscommon, our staff look forward to welcoming customers in for a place to sit relax and enjoy a coffee while out and about town.
The new store has provided employment for 5 new staff in the town, and supervisor, Sachin, hopes that
We're delighted to have opened a new store in the UK this morning with the official opening of Insomnia @ Thurcroft, located Southeast of Rotherham in South Yorkshire. Insomnia Thurcroft manager, Jess is looking forward to welcoming all of our new customers in Thurcroft and thinks that a new coffee shop is just what the local community needs.
It is the second coffee shop Blakemore Retail has opened in partnership with the Insomnia Coffee Company, and we look forward to working together on develop
01 Aug2018 Castlecourt welcomes Insomnia Coffee
Today Insomnia opened our newest store in Castlecourt Shopping Centre Belfast!
This is the first Belfast city centre store to open, it joins Belfast International Services as Insomnia’s second store in Northern Ireland. Located on the ground floor of Castlecourt Shopping Centre, this is a spacious store with internal seating for 35 customers.
Store manager, Sarah, who also manages the Insomnia store in Belfast International Services, at Belfast Airport, has been working in the coffee industry for over 11 years. Sarah says she is looking
15 Jun2018 Food For Life - New Menu Out Now
Today Insomnia launches our new Food for Life range. This is such an exciting time for us because we have widely expanded our product range to include even more delicious sandwiches for our customers on the go. When you're out and about, meeting with friends, grabbing a bite to eat during lunch or trying to catch 5 minutes all to yourself to enjoy a coffee and a sandwich we know you want something, tasty, healthy and nutritious to keep you going during the day.
We want to
08 Jun2018 Summer Icecaps have arrived in Portlaoise
It was an exciting day as Insomnia Portlaoise opened on Thursday, 7th June in the Kyle Shopping Centre in Portlaoise town! Lead by store manager Katarzyna the new team of 6 staff were off to a busy start as customers were looking for ICECAPs to cool down in the lovely summer weather.
Located beside Dunnes Stores, this is a busy area of Portlaoise and Insomnia are excited to be the first coffee shop in the Kyle Shopping Centre, with plenty of parking around the shopping centre for visiting
We have teamed up with Natural Born Feeder (Roz Purcell) to create a recipe that would tie with our new Voyager Coffee. We've asked Roz to create a guilt free snack matching with the flavours of our new coffee itself.
Roz used to live in Colombia (from where our new Single Origin Medium roast coffee is) and one of her favourite treats over there was a "Cocada", so she taught about making
18 May2018 One sip away from Summer
Summer is all about relaxing, enjoying the outdoors and go on a long holiday. With Insomnia’s new summer range, you’ll be one sip away from a relaxing tropical paradise! This summer we dare you to try something different – our new exclusive summer range has a variety of options for everyone’s taste: pick up one of our four blended frappe drinks from Oreo to Brunch ICECAP, one of the two quenching lemonade drinks, a Watermelon Granita or a Coconut Mango & Green Ice
15 May2018 Double shot of coffee in Sligo!
Today we’ve opened our second Insomnia store in Sligo!
Capital of the Northwest region and one of Ireland’s largest towns, Sligo sees a new Insomnia Coffee Shop opening today following the first opening in 2016 (Quayside SC).
Located in O’Connell Street, in the heart of the city and just across the street from Penneys, this is one of the most spacious Insomnia shops, with more than 60 seats and plenty of space to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee. <
This year is huge for the Special Olympics Ireland Games as the games are taking place in Dublin for the first time in 16 years gathering 1600 Special Olympics athletes from throughout Ireland.
For the past few years we’ve been supporting Special Olympics on their collection day, this year the Collection Day will take place on Friday 20th April and we’ll be donating 5 cents for every hot drink purchased today.
The amount raised will be used to ensure that the charity
As the sun shone down for what felt like the first time this year our team were busy prepping to open our newest store and meeting all of the lovely locals in Cahersiveen, which you may know as the popular mainland location beside Skellig Michael, the island made famous by Star Wars: Force Awakens.
Located in the gateway to the Skellig region, Cahersiveen is a popular tourist destination, so we are looking forward to a busy summer season as the town of Cahersiveen is a destination point
In 2018 Insomnia will take part in UK Coffee Week for the second time, donating 5p for each coffee sold during this week!
Now in its eight-year, UK Coffee Week will be taking place from the 16th to the 22nd of April 2018 with a nationwide fundraising campaign across thousands of coffee shops across the UK.
The donations received will go to Project Waterfall, an initiative dedicated to bringing clean water facilities to coffee growing communities. Last year our customers contributed with a total of £648 to
Inspired by the scrumdidillyumptious treats in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Insomnia are bringing you a brand new hot chocolate menu. The epic Loompa-Land Hot Chocolate, which headlines our new chocolate menu was inspired by the famous chocolate river in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory and is available for a limited time.
Also on the drinks menu for a limited time are the Mint Hot Chocolate and Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate. The Signature Insomnia Hot Chocolate, remains on the menu all year round,
13 Mar2018 THANK YOU TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS!
Thank you to all our customers for their great support this Fairtrade Fortnight!
For the past years of Insomnia’s involvement in Fairtrade Fortnight we’ve contributed with five cents from each cup sold towards our nominated community projects, raising a total of €107,389.
The €15,210 raised this year will go directly to our nominated project of the ASOBAGRI Coffee Cooperative, in Guatemala, with the aim to empower Women within the coffee industry in Latin America.
ASOBAGRI has 278 indigenous women members
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.
This Fairtrade Fortnight, we are donating 5p from every Fairtrade beverage sold to our nominated project of the ASOBAGRI Coffee Cooperative, in Guatemala, with the aim to empower Women within the coffee industry in Latin America.
ASOBAGRI has 278 indigenous women members involved in the production of Fairtrade coffee and has been continually working to accomplish gender equality within the
Random Acts of Kindness Day came to fruition thanks to the brilliant minds behind the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, who created a global initiative which takes place in February each year with the aim of encouraging people to spread a little kindness. They say that being kind is contagious, so your decision to perform even one kind act can spread exponentially and cause a wave of generosity. One of Insomnia’s mottos is “Love being Kind because we all love surprises!” so it’s
Love is in the air this Valentine's Day at Insomnia!
To celebrate Valentines Day we will be giving 3 lucky winners a €25 gift card each. Use it to treat your boyfriend, girlfriend, best friend, mother, brother or who ever you would like to bring for a coffee date! Coffee is for catch ups and chats, so we want our winners to relax and enjoy a coffee date with someone special.Terms & Conditions:
1. The Promoter: Insomnia Coffee Company, 1st Floor, Cunningham House, 130
02 Feb2018 Help the environment and get rewarded!
At Insomnia, we care about sustainability and we are constantly working on new initiatives and solutions to reduce the ecological impacts of our daily business.
As part of our sustainability initiatives for 2018, we are rewarding our customers with 20 extra beans (=20 cents discount in Ireland / 20 pence discount UK) on their Treats loyalty account every time any reusable cup is used in our participating stores!
We are putting every effort towards acting sustainably and we want to encourage our customers to join us in this journey, and
Every year, since 2006, Insomnia has taken part in the Fairtrade Fortnight, where a percentage from each hot beverage sold during those 2 weeks is donated to our nominated community project.
In 2017, we’ve raised €14,305 for the construction of a Youth Centre for young members and the children of the ACPC Pichanaki Coffee Cooperative in Peru. We are thrilled to say that this community project is now 100% finished!
The young members of the Fairtrade certified coffee cooperatives in the Junin region can now use the
25 Jan2018 Drink good coffee & read good books
Today, we’ve opened our second 2018 store in Kells!
Home to the book of Kells, Kells is one of the most well-known Heritage towns in Ireland. Located in County Meath, Kells is the centre of arts and culture in the Boyne Valley with an historic background and a friendly atmosphere and welcoming community.
Vaiva, our Store Manager is looking forward to leading the new team and to bring our coffee to the friendly locals, “I love Insomnia&rsquo
Move over Matcha Latte, the Turmeric Latte is the latest drink to take the health world by storm. Insomnia are adding the Turmeric Latte to their Irish and U.K. menus from the 4th January 2018, when we launch our New Year product range.
If you’re looking for a healthy drink to get you going in the mornings, or a little boost after all of the festive celebrations, this is the perfect caffeine-free hot drink to help Insomnia customers recharge and get their body back
13 Dec2017 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 break while shopping”. SPAR Freshfield offer free wifi access to Insomnia customers so it is a great space
08 Dec2017 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 the store. After such a nice welcome into the town, Insomnia Cavan store manager, Kimberly, said that she is looking
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 mornings this is the perfect spot to grab a coffee and head for a walk through nearby Phoenix Park. You
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 bringing some fashion & coffee together to the busy borough of Greenwich.
This is our eleventh shop in
15 Nov2017 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 from the jetty in Athy town centre so it’s also the perfect spot for those travelling on the
08 Nov2017 Insomnia Launches Christmas Menu
Love Being FestiveINSOMNIA 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 of our new Christmas cups represents a different Christmas tune that we can all relate too during this festive season:
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 Primark Watford opened just in time for Christmas shopping – customers can now relax after a busy shopping day and
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 of the Year 2017 Award for the second year in a row.
09 Oct2017 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 International Airport, this new development aims to provide more offer to passengers and airport visitors (…and we do offer
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 audit and an onsite visit from Retail Excellence and Echochamber. The sectoral category winners, Top5 Stores and the National Store
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 local artist…
Adam Moloney is only 14-years old
20 Jun2017 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, can you imagine the difference of a KeepCup can make in
09 Jun2017 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 who was the Manager at Insomnia Montrose, is now leading the team here and couldn’t be happier, she
23 May2017 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 with a retro vintage feel through quirky fun branding and wall features.
The main feature in
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 to the residents, he says “Visitors were delighted to see Insomnia there, it was a very busy and successful
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 collection tins in our stores.
For more information on Special Olympics Ireland and all the fantastic
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 the franchise industry.
In 2016 Insomnia was presented with the award for Best Indigenous Irish Franchise. This year is
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 the farmers who grow our coffee and more than 663 million people around the world do not have access to safe,
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 project.
The Hekima Girls School is located in the rural village Kashozi, close to Bukoba town. The
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 cappuccino, it has a unique, naturally sweet and earthy taste. It is naturally caffeine-free and packed full of antioxidants.
06 Jan2017 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 free delight or kick start your day with our antioxidant enriched Rooibos Red Espresso or Matcha products.
It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas at Insomnia Coffee Company.
Coffee lovers can get their festive fix at Insomnia with their new Christmas range now in store. This year Insomnia has partnered with fashion and accessories label Manley to design their new Christmas Cups.
The cups come in three designs and with a central theme, the iconic “White Christmas” and the “snow flake”. Manley has taken what is at the epicentre of its brand, intricate hand crafted