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YouTube stars confirmed for Insomnia Ireland

INEC, Killarney to host return of renowned gaming festival in June

Insomnia Ireland – Ireland’s biggest gaming festival, hosted by Multiplay Events – has confirmed a line-up of top YouTube stars for its second annual event at the INEC in Killarney, 9th-11th June 2017.

Big names in attendance include NerdoutMusic, ChooChoosGaming, DAGames,
Seapeekay, TheOrionSound, TheJMC and MiniMuka who have a combined subscriber base of over 2.3 million.  The stars will take to the main stage as well as meeting fans on the show floor.  With family, friendly content including Minecraft experts, plus wider video gaming and popular culture, there is something for every fan.

The Southern Ireland gaming festival will also bring together publishers and exhibitors to showcase their latest releases at the INEC, with dedicated zones for retro and indie gaming.  The organisers expect to welcome 10,000 video gaming enthusiasts through the doors over the weekend.

Andy Smith, Director of The Insomnia Gaming Festival, commented: “After the enormous success of Insomnia Ireland last year, the decision to bring it back to Killarney was an easy one. We have a host of fantastic fans over here and we’re delighted to be bringing them big title tournaments, shows and tech to enjoy in June, with a huge array of attractions for both families and gamers alike.

Ticket Information for Insomnia Ireland 2017

Weekend and full day tickets for Insomnia Ireland are on sale here.

Photo Gallery

Inter-action..Fionán Bruton, left, Eoin Mannix and Ryan Neeson, from Killarney, playing minecraft at the Insomnia Gaming festival at the INEC, Killarney at the weekend.The Minecraft Zone being the biggest attractions at this event, Computer gamers, young and old, from all over Ireland and the UK descended on Killarney for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

Game on..Children playing minecraft at the Insomnia Gaming festival at the INEC, Killarney at the weekend.The Minecraft Zone being the biggest attractions at this event, Computer gamers, young and old, from all over Ireland and the UK descended on Killarney for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

Virtually in the zone…Children enjoying the virtual reality games at the Insomnia Gaming festival at the INEC, Killarney at the weekend.The Minecraft Zone being the biggest attractions at this event, Computer gamers, young and old, from all over Ireland and the UK descended on Killarney for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

In the Zone…Matteo Ledwith, at the Insomnia Gaming festival at the INEC, Killarney at the weekend.The Minecraft Zone being the biggest attractions at this event, Computer gamers, young and old, from all over Ireland and the UK descended on Killarney for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

Harry McDonoghy, Limerick, playing minecraft at the Insomnia Gaming festival at the INEC, Killarney at the weekend.The Minecraft Zone being the biggest attractions at this event, Computer gamers, young and old, from all over Ireland and the UK descended on Killarney for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

Game on…. at the Insomnia Gaming festival at the INEC, Killarney at the weekend.The Minecraft Zone being the biggest attractions at this event, Computer gamers, young and old, from all over Ireland and the UK descended on Killarney for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

Action from one of the interactive shows at the Insomnia Gaming festival at the INEC, Killarney at the weekend.The Minecraft Zone being the biggest attractions at this event, Computer gamers, young and old, from all over Ireland and the UK descended on Killarney for the first ever Insomnia Gaming Ireland festival.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan

 

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