30th November 2021

The ISIA Awards 2021 was celebrated on the 26th November and celebrated outstanding people, companies, teams and innovation in the private security industry in Ireland. The event also allowed the ISIA to recognise the outstanding work carried out every day across this island by presenting the Courage Award to Family Carers Ireland who support carers, the forgotten frontline. The ISIA finally reocgnised the members of the INMO who have undeniably been keeping so many of us safe and secure as we have journeyed through the COVID-19 pandemic.

21st July 2021

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) has stated its support for the Employment Regulation Order 9ERO) following the news that three companies have brought a high court challenge against the ERO.

29th April 2021

Damien English TD, Minister for Business, Employment and Retail, has approved an Employment Regulation Order for the Security Industry, which provides for a pay increase for the sector from 1 September, 2021.
The Order which will become effective from 1 September 2021 revokes the one that was in place for the sector since 1 June 2017 and provides for a new pay rate of €12.05 per hour which applies from 1 September 2021 with further increases to €12.50 per hour from 1 June 2022 and €12.90 per hour from 1 June 2023.

Lorraine O'Neill, President, ISIA

29th April 2021

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) elected its first all female leadeership yesterday at its Annual General Meeting (AGM).  Lorraine O'Neill, was elected as President of the ISIA, the second woman to hold this office, and Gill O'Riordan was elected as Vice President.

2nd April 2021

The ISIA was thrilled to host the Security Panel Discussionas part of last month's WFE Virtual Vestival.  If you missed the event you can still view a recording of this informative session with opions and recommendations from a range of security experts.  

19th March 2021

Upgrade works by OpenEir are taking place on telecommunication exchanges around the country due to the roll out of Multi-Service Access Network (MSAN) to replace the old Pulse Service Telephone Network (PSTN). These upgrades are essential to improving the quality of telecommunications, but they could have an impact on other services reliant on these lines, such as monitored alarms.

11th March 2021

Draft proposals for a Security Industry Emplyment Regulation Order (ERO) were sent to the Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment on the 19 February 2021, in accordance with section 42C(1) of the industrial Relations Act 1946.  

26th Feb 2021

The Workplace & Facilites Expo Virtual Festival will take place online 2-4 March 2021 to address the most current topics of interest to those working in facilities management.  

3rd December 2020

The ISIA Awards will be held on the 4th December 2020 online.  

3rd December 2020

The Irish Security Industry Association is delighted to have Ryan Andres as the MC for the ISIA Awards 2020.  Thank you to Synergy Security Solutions for sponsoring the MC of the ISIA Awards 2020.  

4th November 2020

Each year the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) recognises the outstanding people contribute to our members success at the ISIA Awards.  We are thrilled to be hosting this year's ISIA Awards 2020 online on the 4th December.  

21st October 2020

The second EU Wide Focus Day on domestic burglary takes place today 21 October 2020.

An Garda Síochána, as a member of The European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) and 26 European countries aim to step up the fight against domestic burglary by informing citizens on how they can better protect their homes against this crime.  Members of the Itirhs Security Industry Association (ISIA) can help you to ensure you have the right security systems in place to protect what you love.  

9th September

Axis Communications are hosting a sries of online events available to members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA).  

24th July 2020

Today is International Security Officers Day.  A day to recognise the work by security officeers everywhere to keep us safe and secure.  

30th June 2020

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to be taking part in the British Security Awards being hosted virtually on the 1st July at 12:00.

28th May 2020

Earlier this week, on the 25th May, the ISIA marked the two year anniversary of GDPR with a webinar on GDPR - COVID 19 & An Eye on the Future

Axis COmmunications

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to announce a series of online CPD course being provided exclusively to ISIA members by Axis Communications.  

9th April 2020

SIA member RMS Group is rebranding as Pivotal as it plans to scale up its business and become the first in the industry to offer merchant services.
Pivotal has stated that this rebrand  reflect its mission to be the leading independent provider supporting cash and card transactions of all types. 

28th March 2020

In the absence of the publication of the final list of essential services to be published by the Irish Government the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) has communicated an update to members.  

18th March 2020

Due to the growing incidences of COVID 19 in Ireland, the Irish Security industry Association (ISIA) has adapted the way it is conducting its business to ensure the health and safety of its people, its members and stakeholders.  

Aiden Harper, MD, G4S Cash Solutions Ireland

26th February 2020

G4S Cash Solutions Ireland have announced the appointment of Aiden Harper as their MD.  Aiden was appointed to the rle on the 24th February 2020.  

19th February 2020

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to be participating in the Workplace & Facilities Expo in the RDS on the 3-4 March 2020.  Visit us at Stand F9 and check out our exciting line up of speakers on the 4th March.  

ISIA Awards 2019

7th October 2019

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to announce that the ISIA Awards will take place on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at Powerscourt Hotel, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow.  

27th September 2019

Hikvision Insight will take place at Croke Park 2 & 3 October 2019.  

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19th September 2019

Axis Communications received two accolades from leading security authorities in the form of Cyber Essentials Plus and Secure by Default.  

30th August 2019

The IRish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to be taking part again as part of Security Twenty19 at the Red Cow Hotel on the 5th September.  

25 March 2019

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) will be exhibiting at ISEC 2019 at Citywest Conference Centre 27-28 March 2019.  We would love to see you there.  Please stop by and visit us at Stand D16.  

1st March 2019

The Irish Security Industry Association will be exhibiting at FM Ireland in the RDS Main Hall on the 5-6 March 2019.  Dont miss our fantastic range of speakers as part of the security seminar strea,  

7th December 2018

The ISIA Awards 2018 2was held on the 24th November 2018 at Powerscourt Hotel with ove 250 guests in attendance.  The ISIA Awards celebrates outstanding performace across a range of sectors within private security.  

22 Nov 2018

Each year the Irish Security Industry Association celebrates those individuals and companies that serve as examples of the highst standards in the private security industry in Ireland.  

Security Twenty18

4th September 2018

Security Twenty 18 will be held on Wednesday 5th September from 08:30 - 16:00 in the Red Cow Moran Hotel.  

Building Site with Security Guard

27th July 2018

With construction continuously on the rise in Ireland and numerous vacant sites throughout the country that are yet to be developed, securing these sites is critical for land owners.  The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) has prepared guidance to be considered when reviewing the security needs for both vacant sites and building sites.  

27th July 2018

Following a series of burglaries this year, the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) in partnership with An Garda Síochána have prepared some guidance to help small retailers ensure their security systems and practices meet their needs.  


27th July 2018

David Snow, Chairman of the Irish Security Industry Association's (ISIA's) Private Investigations Division, provides an insight into the modern day Private Investigator inn Ireland, the variety of background private investigators come from and changes in the industry under licensing by the Private Security Authority (PSA).

29th June 2018

Axis Communications will be holding a presentation on the subject of Privacy by Design to assist you with GDPR compliance.  

16th May 2018

Are you GDPR Ready?  Attend an ISIA Shred Day and avail of FREE Secure Data Destruction Services to ensure you meet your regulatory requirements.  

2nd May 2018

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to announce the newly elected leadership team for its newest division of membership, the private investigors division.  

4th April 2018

The Private Security Authority (PSA) recently announced that from the 1st June 2018 individuals working in monitroing centres will require a license.  

28th February 2018

FM Ireland will be taking place in the RDS Main Hall on the 6th & 7th March 2018.  

17th January 2018

A brief guide to installing and maintaining intruder alarm systems.

20th December 2017

Recommendation from the Irish Security Industry Association to Ensure Continuity of Monitored Alarm Services 

19th December 2017

The new board of the Private Security Authority (PSA), the regulator for the Private Security Industry was recently formed. The Irish Security Industry Authority (ISIA) is delighted to announce the appointment of its former Guarding Division Chairman, most recent Past President and Council of Management member, Alan Durnan, appointed as an industry representative.

18th December 2017

The ISIA Awards 2017 was held on the 25th November at Powerscourt Hotel and was attended by over 260 guests from the private security industry. The ISIA Awards celebrated outstanding performance by companies and individuals within the private security industry in Ireland.

12th September 2017

8th August 2017

5th July 2017

31st May 2017

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24th April 2017

FT1000 Europe's Fastest Growing Companies Europe 2017

24th April 2017

ISIA member, Synergy Security Solutions, was included in the FT1000 list of fastes growing companies in Europe.  

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13th February 2017

Azis Communications, last year's sponsor of the award for Innovation in Security, would like to invite you to become part od the Axis Channel Partner Program.  

7th Feb 2017

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to invite members and their clients to an upcoming seminar on Procuring Security Guarding Services being held in both Dublin and Cork.  

30th November 2016

7th October 2016

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to be hosting a seminar on Monitoring Electronic Security.  The seminar will be held on the 12th October at The Marker Hotel.  

Pulse Security IRONMAN

24th August 2016

Pulse Security Management were delighted to be chosen as the provider of event security staff for the recent IRONMAN 70.3 Dublin, Ireland.  The security operation for this event was a collaborative effort between An Garda Síochána and private security company, Pulse Security Management.  

ISIA Awards 2016

28th June 2016

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) is delighted to announce the details of the ISIA Awards 2016.  This years event will return to Powerscourt Hotel and will be held on Saturday 12th November.  


1st June 2016

The Irish Security Industry Association's (ISIA) Secure Data Destruction division will be formally launching a guidance document to assist organisations with managing potential risks when seeking to securely destroy data.  

Minister of State at the Departments of An Taoiseach and Foreign Affairs and Trade with special Responsibility for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy TD, will be formally opening the seminar.  

4th April 2016

Security Twenty16 will take place in the Red Cow Moran Hotel on the 6th April 2016.

13th October 2015

NOONAN, the leading provider of strategically outsourced services, has signed an agreement to acquire the ‘Security Services Division’ of Brink’s in Ireland.

1st October 2015

A new Employment Regulation Order was today signed into law by Minister for Business & Employment, Gerald Nash TD.

16th July 2015

John Nealon, Chairman of the Secure Data Destruction Division, speaks out in defence of Ireland's Data Protection regime.


We are delighted to confirm the following sponsors for the ISIA Awards 2015, taking place in the Intercontinental Dublin on November 21st.

19th June 2015

Sodexo Ireland has been awarded Qualsec Platinum, the highest possible accreditation given by the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA).  Sodexo is one of only six member companies in Ireland to achieve this status.

9th March 2015

STANLEY Securtity, has been officially recognised as one of Ireland’s Best Workplaces 2015.

27th February 2015

Secureview February 2015

13th February 2015

The Irish Security Industry Association will be running an Employment Law Seminar in partnership with Mason Hayes & Curran.  

30th January 2014

The Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) will be holding a seminar on Data Protection for ISIA members and their clients.  

30th January 2014

Recent open meeting of ISIA's Secure Data Destruction Division.

30th December 2014

Oisin Tobin, Senior Associate with the ISIA's legal partner, Mason Hayes & Curran recently shared his knowledge on how data protection rules impact the security industry. 

30th December 2014

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) recenlty elected a new Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Secure Data Destruction Division

18th November 2014

Earlier this year Retail News interviewed Irish Security Indsutry Association President, Sheenagh McCullagh.  

14th November 2014

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) recenlty elected a new Chairman of the Electronic Security Division, John Paul Linnane of Brinks Ireland.  

5th November 2014

The ISIA Awards 2014 took place on the 1st November at Powerscourt Hotel.  

31st October 2014

The Private Secuirty Authority (PSA) strategic plan for 2014-2017 is now available.  

ISIA Awards 2014

17th October 2014

The ISIA Awards 2014 will be held on the 1st November at Powerscourt Hotel in Co. Wicklow.  The event celebrates the success and outstanding achievemnts of companies in the private security industry and their people.  It is not too late to get involved.  To sponsor or attend the event contact Sarah O'Donnell, ISIA or Mobile: +353-(0)87-2229127.  

For further information on the event click here.  

19th September 2014

Stanley Security, a member of the ISIA, would like to invite you to an informaion seminar showcasing the latest tatest solutions in IP security technology.  

BELFAST: Wednesday 24th September, 9am – 12pm, Olympic Suite, Titanic Belfast
DUBLIN: Tuesday 30th September, 9am – 12pm, Citywest Hotel, Dublin


11th September 2014

Home Renovation Scheme which runs until 31st December 2015 includes electronic security systems.  

27th August 2014

Team NOONAN to relay for 24 hours to raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention charity, 3Ts

ISIA Awards Logo

25th August 2014

Details of the ISIA Awards 2014 have been launched.  The ISIA Awards 2014 will be held in Powerscourt Hotel on the 1st November.  

9th July 2014

The Board of the Private Security Authority (PSA) has approved the event security standard for contractors.  Licensing of this sector of the private security industry will commence on the 1st November 2014.  

Maeve Coffey, Head of HR, NOONAN

20th June 2014

Maeve Coffey, Head of HR at NOONAN, a member of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA), has been named as one of Ireland’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network

20th June 2014

A standard for event security contractor licensing is expected to be in place before the end of this year.  

30th May 2014

The Security Industry Joint Labour Committee (JLC) recently confirmed its representatives which will begin negotiations on an employment regulation order (ERO) in June.

Facility Management

23rd May 2014

The PSA recently published an information note for FM companies.  The information note points out the legislative requirements for those carrying out security servcies or contracting secuity services.  

15th April 2014

The licensing of CCTV monitoring stations comes into effect from the 1st November 2014.  From that date all contractors providing monitoring of CCTV will requiure a license to operate in this sector.  

Sheenagh McCullagh, President, ISIA Alan Durnan, Vice President, ISIA

4th April 2014

The members of the ISIA have re-elected its first female President, Sheenagh McCullagh, for a second term.  Alan Durnan, Chairman of the Guarding Division was elected Vice President. 

31st March 2014

The members of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) recently revised its code on TUPE, strengthening an already established code so their is even less ambiguity with security service constracts move from one ISIA memner to another.  

10th March 2014

The ISIA will be holding a seminar of secure information destuction to celebrate the laucnh of its newest division, Secure Data Destruction.  

28th February 2014

The Private Security Authority (PSA) is the regulator for the private security industry in Ireland.  However, with licensing having been rolled out in stages over a period of year's since it's introduction, end users of security are not always sure who needs a license in the industry.  

FM Ireland 5-6 March 2014

28th February 2014

Facilities Management Ireland 2014 will be taking place next week, 5-6 March, in the RDS, Dublin.  

27th January 2014

Are you responsible for purchasing and/or management of security services in your company?  We would like to invite you to attend a breakfast briefing on procuring security services.  

10th January 2014

With a constantly changing legislative landscape it is often difficult to be absolutely certain that you are compliant with currnet legilsation.  Selecting security services for you business is no exception.