Case Studies

imageCelebrating 175 years at the heart of the capital’s legendary hospitality, The Bailey Bar and Café on Dublin’s Duke Street attracts a rich mix of both locals and visitors from early morning until late at night.

Renaissance Security provides a flexible team of trained personnel to meet the requirements of this popular and bustling venue to ensure that it continues to attract only the right crowd.

“We pride ourselves on the high levels of hospitality that we offer and, as experts in their field, Renaissance Security help us to maintain a friendly and safe environment for our guests.”

Matt Jupe, General Manager, The Bailey, Dublin

imageFitzsimons Hotel is located at the heart of Dublin’s Temple Bar, in a part of the city which really comes alive after nightfall, thanks to its diverse mix of great restaurants, bars and night clubs.

Renaissance Security works closely with the management team at Fitzsimons to ensure the safe passage and enjoyment of those guests move freely throughout this leading entertainment hub.

“We offer a wide range of entertainment options under one roof and the safety and enjoyment of our guests is a priority. Renaissance Security provide both the planning and the personnel to ensure that we can take great care of our guests at all times.”

Darina Howard, General Manager, Fitzsimons Hotel, Bar and Nightclub, Dublin


The Grand Social is a live performance venue at Dublin’s Ha’penny Bridge that offers an eclectic mix of music, comedy, culture, DJ’s, art and performance.

Renaissance Security meets regularly with the team at this inclusive venue to provide the right combination of personnel and measures to match the unique requirements of each type of performance.

“We have a hectic schedule of Irish and international performances, and have to be able to quickly adapt to very different audiences and set-ups, whilst maintaining the Grand Social as a safe and fun place to visit. Thanks to our security partners Renaissance, we can do just that.”

Brian Montague, Owner, Grand Social

imageCork Opera House has a rich cultural and architectural tradition, and has stood at the heart of the city’s social life for over one hundred and fifty years. The venue’s management take great pride in the wide range of audiences that they attract to the theatre for performances and events from comedy, drama and dance to family fare.

Hosting such an eclectic mix of guests, whilst safeguarding the valuable décor and equipment, makes for a delicate balancing act in terms of hospitality and security, and the team at Renaissance must be able to adapt quickly to the fast-changing requirements at the venue from one day to the next.

“We’re very particular about both minding our patrons and protecting our building so that the people of Cork and beyond can continue to enjoy all the benefits of this superb facility. Renaissance have the expertise and lightness of touch to help us to create a highly-enjoyable environment for our guests.”

Feena McGrath, Deputy House Manager, Cork Opera House

imageThe RTE Sports and Social Club occupies pride of place in the national broadcaster’s extensive Donnybrook campus, where it provides an extensive leisure offering to both staff and invited members of the public.

Naturally, security is hugely important at such a high-profile venue, and it’s vital that the crew at Renaissance are able to assist club management maintain a low-key but authoritative presence on site at all times.

“Whilst we have a constant stream of visitors using our facilities, this is essentially a private club, and Renaissance are expert in helping us to guide our guests safely onto and off campus, while safeguarding the club itself.”

Charlotte Doyle, Front House Manager, RTE Sports and Social Club

imageThe Clarion Hotel in Cork plays host to visitors from all over the world who come to enjoy all that the city has to offer in terms of shopping, entertainment and business.

Security at the award-winning hotel must reflect the values of this premier brand, and add to the enjoyment of guests and their sense of comfort and well-being. This means adapting to the ebb and flow of a busy hotel as it sees visitors come and go from first thing in the morning until last thing at night.

“At The Clarion, we know how important it is to have the right person in a role which can have such an impact on our guest’s enjoyment and security. Renaissance really know what they’re doing and are essential partners for us in delivering on our brand promise.”

Arthur Swirard, Night Manager, Clarion Hotel Cork

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