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20,000 fans expected as the UK’s biggest gaming festival heads back to Scotland and Ireland

Multiplay Events will be hosting ‘Insomnia Ireland’ and ‘Insomnia X Resonate’ this summer in Killarney and Glasgow respectively. The popular event returns to Ireland from 9th-11th June 2017, whilst Scotland gets its first ever taste of ‘Insomnia X Resonate’ from 21st-23rd July 2017. The Scottish event will be run in partnership with QD Events, bringing together the very best of two gaming festivals; Insomnia and Resonate.

The Southern Ireland event will see publishers and exhibitors showcasing their latest releases at the INEC. They will be joined by YouTube stars including DAGames, TheJMC and MiniMuka, who have a combined following of over 700,000 subscribers, together with some exciting Minecraft digital celebrities for fan meet and greets.

The ‘Insomnia X Resonate’ festival mashup in Scotland is set to be the best Scottish gaming event to date. With a huge line-up of attractions and YouTube stars to be announced in the coming weeks, alongside already-confirmed exhibitors, the event is set to be a fantastic three days of video game celebrations.

Andy Smith, Director of The Insomnia Gaming Festival, commented: “After the enormous success of the Insomnia events in Scotland and Ireland last year, together with the successful debut of Resonate, bringing the events back to Glasgow and Killarney was an easy decision to make. We have a huge number of amazing fans all over the country and it’s exciting to be bringing them big title shows and tech to enjoy over the summer months.”

Tickets for a full day at Insomnia Ireland are priced at €27.25 per person at https://insomniagamingfestival.com/ireland/tickets

Tickets for a full day at Insomnia at Resonate are priced from £15.00 + fees per person at https://insomniaresonate.com/tickets

Listings information

  • Event: Insomnia Ireland, the biggest gaming festival in the Ireland
  • Date: Friday 9th – Sunday 11th June 2017

Listings information

  • Event: Insomnia X Resonate, the biggest gaming festival in the Scotland
  • Date: Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd July 2017
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