Irish Security Series


SAR Consultancy is hosting an Irish Security Series (ISS). This will take the form of six panel type discussions, between November 2017 and March 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.

These panel discussion will bring together academics and operational experts to discuss a range of security related topics. The panels will seek to draw on availableIrish Security Series bigger photo and emerging academic knowledge and operational know-how in the field of security both home and abroad. Coupled with high quality speakers, these events will seek to attract a quality audience to enable a healthy exchange of differing perspectives, the aim of which will be to contribute to a better understanding of the evolving security environment.

Our next event will take place on the 28 March 2018, at the Royal Irish Academy, on the topic of Risk Management. This discussion will focus largely on the practical implications of Risk Management. Please book a seat if you would like to attend. Book your seat.

Our inaugural event was launched at the Royal Irish Academy, on the 8th November 2017, to a full house. Professor Maura Conway (DCU) and Dr. Paul Gill (UCL) spoke about Terrorism and Violent Extremism; you can find a briefing document on the key points discussed here Irish Security Series Event briefing document – SAR Consultancy Event 1 Violent Extremism Nov 2017 Please feel free to contact us with comments and feedback.

Our second event was held on the 7th of December, with Dr. Niamh Hourigan (UCC), Nicola Tallant (Sunday World) and Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll all providing very interesting perspectives on Organised Crime, which culminated in some very interesting questions and discussion. We will upload a briefing document on this event in the new year.

Our third, was on the the 24th January 2018, with Dr Carole Murphy, Centre for the Study of Modern Slavery, St Marys University, D/Inspector Paul Molloy, Pablo Rojas Coppari, Migrants Right Centre Ireland, and Kathryne Bomberger, International Commission for Missing Persons, who all gave very interesting perspectives on the issue of ‘Human Trafficking, Modern Day Slavery, and Migration, in the context of the Rule of Law‘.

Our fourth was on ‘Data and Intelligence in Security Risk Management‘ and fifth was on Risk Management in Practice.

Our next event will take place on the 3rd of May and will be on Cybercrime and Cybersecurity – Understanding and Responding to Risk. Book your seat at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/irish-security-series-6-cybercrime-and-cybersecurity-understanding-and-responding-to-the-risks-tickets-44974685495