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 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
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.
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 patrons also took part in our
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
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
16 Jan2019 ‘An chéad stad eile’…Next Stop Cabra!
We are delighted to open our newest Insomnia on New Cabra Road adjacent to Spar today. We’re very proud of all the unique finishing touches in store, from our tea cup clock, photo wall, coffee infographic mirror and lots and lots of seating. We are sure that whether you’re grabbing your morning coffee, catching up with your friends or setting down to read a good book, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and comfortable space with a great ambience.
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:
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
19 Oct2018 Time for a coffee break in Tralee
Spirits were high today as we opened both barista and self-service counters in the brand new Texaco Station Food Court on John Joe Sheehy Road in Tralee, owned and operated by Corrib Oil Ltd. Joining several other well know brand, such as Chopped and Corrib Deli & Grill, we are delighted to offer the station's customers a quality coffee offering and great value meal deals. Insomnia's full range of hot beverages, bakery and sandwiches will be on offer in the new Texaco station. <
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
20 Aug2018 Freshly Brewed in Park West
Insomnia can now be found in the busy Plaza area of the Park West Business Park, this busy office district is located just outside of Dublin city centre and is buzzing with people working in the many offices and businesses located in Park West. There is plenty of indoor seating inside the new store so whether you're looking for a place to enjoy a quiet coffee on your lunch break or hold a team meeting during the day Insomnia can cater for every customer.
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
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
22 May2018 Your Next Coffee Break in Cork
We have just opened a new store in Ballincollig, Cork!
We’re thrilled that our newest Insomnia barista offering has opened in the largest town in County Cork, only 9km west of Cork City. Maxol Ballincollig is the 5th Maxol station to open an Insomnia barista counter, the most recent was in Ballincoolin where Insomnia opened their very first drive thru.
Luminita, our new Insomnia manager in Ballincolllig, has worked in Maxol Ballincollig for over 4 years and in the hospitality industry for over 10 years,
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. <
Insomnia are thrilled to have partnered with Maxol this month to open our first dedicated Drive Thru offering at Maxol Ballycoolin, located on the N2/N3 link road, in the heart of the Dublin Enterprise Zone.
CEO of Insomnia, Harry O’Kelly, said; “At Insomnia we are thrilled to be opening our first ever Drive Thru store at Maxol, Ballycoolin, we are sure it will prove a really popular way for people to get their favourite coffee on the go. The drive-thru will also
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
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
Located just off the N2/N3 link road in the heart of the Dublin Enterprise Zone, business is thriving at Maxol Ballycoolin where Insomnia have just opened their newest store. Neighbouring Blanchardstown Corporate Park this is a busy road for commuters and workers in the North West Dublin area.
Maxol Ballycoolin shows a great partnership of Irish brands as Insomnia opens in their fourth location with The Maxol Group, Ireland’s leading family owned forecourt convenience retailer. This is the 3rd largest Maxol development in Ireland
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
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
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 in Primark UK – Bromley, Oxford Street, Reading, Stockport and Trinity Leeds.
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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
19 Sep2017 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 corner, also the people are nice and everyone is willing to help when needed”. Laura is excited to lead
15 Sep2017 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.
Our partnership with Primark started just a few years ago, in 2015, with our first opening in Swords, Ireland. We
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, which now includes a quality coffee offering.
Our friendly barista's are on hand to serve up your
30 Jun2017 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 the community to Insomnia's double shot of premium coffee for the first time.
With ample parking outside,
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
10 May2017 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 a delicious coffee and cake.
Our store manager, Elisabeth is
08 Feb2017 Home to Brew for me
We opened in Market Cross Shopping Centre Kilkenny today.
This is the first Insomnia Coffee Shop to open in Kilkenny, and a very special one for me, since it’s my home city.
My dad, Bobby Kerr Senior, owned and ran the Newpark Hotel for over 40 years. The Hotel was in the family for 48 years.
The store itself provides a spacious and cosy seating area, offering customers a chance to unwind after a long day’s shopping in the centre.
08 Dec2016 New coffee destination in Blackpool
We've opened our doors in one of Cork's largest shopping centres, Blackpool! This is our fourth store in the Rebel county.
Our store manager, Antonio is delighted and exited to lead his team as he has set big goals for the store. His favourite coffee is an espresso. From Rosscarbery in Cork, his favourite thing about the area is the waterfront. In his opinion, our lattes and americanos will go down a treat with locals! When he is not working he enjoys playing the
Penneys, operated by Primark, today opened the doors of its new store in Liffey Valley, which is the 37th Penneys store in Ireland. The doors officially opened at 9:30am as customers enjoyed the amazing fashion at amazing prices that Penneys has to offer.
The new Liffey Valley store, has 53,900 square feet of retail space over three floors and features the latest trends in women’s, men’s and children’s fashions including footwear, accessories as well as lingerie and homeware. The store&rsquo
14 Nov2016 Insomnia in Parnell
We have just opened our doors on Parnell Street. Home to The Ambassador Theatre and The Gate Theatre, while The Garden of Remembrance, Dublin Writers museum and the Hugh Lane Gallery are all on the north side of the street.
The area is a central spot for shopping with the Ilac Shopping Centre - which is the city's oldest shopping centre and the recently built Moore Street mall.
Romena wanted to work for Insomnia because he is a big
01 Nov2016 Getting Reading in Insomnia Primark
Today marks the first day of winter, but more importantly we've opened our second UK Primark store in Reading. This is an exciting opening as it is a brand new Primark store as well!
The former BHS building in Broad Street now acts as Primark's flagship store. Reading is also the location of the company's UK headquarters. The 1960s building has undergone a major renovation to accomodate the large fashion retailer. The store is glass-fronted with black grantie pillars.
We now have
25 Oct2016 We’re open in Sligo!
Sligo is one of Ireland’s largest towns. In fact, it is the second largest urban centre in the West, with a population over approx 20,000. Rich in history, culture and heritage, Sligo is a popular destination spot for tourists.
We are now lucky enough to have joined the coast with our first Sligo store which opened yesterday in the Quayside Shopping Centre. Alina, our store manager has been with the Insomnia team for a while, living in Dublin. She has since relocated with her family
19 Oct2016 Westland Row welcomes Insomnia Coffee
We're delighted to announce our latest opening with partners SPAR on Westland Row, which is a street on the south side of Dublin city, dating back from the year 1776.
Shane, our store manager expresses his love for coffee and recently completed a course with the Dublin Barista School. "I have heard nothing but great things about Insomnia so decided I wanted to be part of the Insomnia family" and so applied for a position with us. With an extensive
18 Oct2016 New store in Ballybrack
Ballybrack is a small suburb of Dublin, located in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown county. It's neighbouring areas include Killiney and Loughlinstown.
Our team were up bright and early today to open our doors to the Ballybrack community. And just in case people might have missed us we decided to put a giant cup outside the store.
Our manager Anita, orginally from Poland has been living in Tallaght for the last 10 years. She is looking forward to managing the
13 Oct2016 Bromley - our first store in UK Primark
Our exciting partnership with leading fashion retailer Primark, which was announced last year, has seen us open our doors to the first UK Insomnia store, located in Bromley. Currently, we have three stores operating in Ireland - Penneys Athlone, Penneys Swords and Penneys Waterford.
We are enormously proud of this achievement, which marks a high point for all associated with Insomnia, when you look back through the history and where we started - in a Galway bookstore almost two decades ago, back in 1997. Insomnia
30 Sep2016 Home roots opening in Monaghan
Last week marked a special opening for me. Having been part of the Insomnia team for the past 10 years, it was great to open our first store in my hometown of Monaghan. This is also our first store in Ulster.
I grew up in Monaghan town and went to school in Beech Hill Collge - It was lovely to see students from the school queing up for hot chocolate, which brought back some fond memories of my time there.
Fellow Monaghan native
20 Sep2016 London is calling!
Insomnia Coffee Company has expanded over sea and joined the UK market. We have recently opened in Cardiff and Bristol, with continued expansion through further openings in the greater London area.
Insomnia is Ireland’s leading independent coffee shop chain and the 16th largest in Europe. It has grown from a single location in a Galway Bookstore in 1997 to over 120 stores, both on the high street and in partnership with retailers such as SPAR, EUROSPAR, Eason, Fresh, An Post, Meadows & Byrne, Heatons, Debenhams, Maxol, Compass