RAS Security Systems

Installer of Intruder Alarm Systems, CCTV, Access Control, Video Recording and Fire Alarm Systems.

The Company registered name is R.A. Stairs & Son LTD which has been in operation since 1986, for some 20 years prior to this R. A. Stairs operated as a Sole Trader and as such the company has been in existence for over 30 years and are members of the Irish Security Industry Association, the Association of Electrical Contractors of Ireland and are registered with R.E.C.I.

Due to business growth and requests from customers R.A.S. opened a new Division called R. A. S. Alarms in 1985 to concentrate on Intruder Alarms and Fire Alarms and have continued to grow this section of the business. The National Standards Authority of Ireland( NSAI ) licensed the company to Install Intruder Alarm Systems, In 1999 the company division was renamed and it is now called R. A. S. Security Systems to reflect the wide variety of services it provides, namely, Fire Alarms, Access Control, Traffic Control Barriers, Car Parking Systems, C.C.T.V. Systems, Intercom Systems and Intruder Alarms.

R.A.S. Security Systems were the first Security Systems Company to achieve the I.S.I.A. SGS Qualicert for Security Systems for Best Industry Practice.

In 1999, due to continued growth the company moved to new offices and warehouse at the Park West Business Park off the M50 at the Nass Road. To enable the company to provide a more focused approach for the services that it supplies to it’s existing and new clients. R.A.S. recently completed an extension of the building to accommodate continued growth.

Martin Stairs took over as Managing Director from R. A. Stairs in April 1999, having previously been Contracts and Technical Director. Martin has been working for the company for over 20 years and has a vast experience in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications having obtained Full Technological Certificates from the City & Guilds of London in Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunications while attending The Dublin Institute of Technology at Kevin Street, Dublin. R. A. Stairs is now Technical Director/Consultant for the company.

Martin Stairs is the Chairman of the Electronics Division of the Irish Security Industry Association and is the Associations representative on the Electro-Technical Council of Ireland Technical Committee T.C.13 Alarm Systems and on the Advisory Committee for the Intruder Alarm Certification Scheme. He is also the company nominated company representative on the Association of Electrical Contractors of Ireland, R.E.C.I. and the N.S.A.I. for Intruder Alarm Certification.

Staff and Training

R. A. S. have a Training Policy which ensures that all of its staff are fully trained and it is Company Policy to have Installation Engineers undergo additional Training Courses for new products before commencing the installation of such products.


R.A.S. has Employer and Public Liability Insurance and a copy is available on request.

Safety Statement

A detailed Safety Statement is available for inspection. R.A.S. staff has undergone Health and Safety Training Courses and can act as Project Supervisor Construction Stage on projects.

Tax Clearance Cert.

A current C2 Tax Clearance Certificate available for inspection on request.

Services Provided

  • Analogue Addressable and Conventional Fire Alarm Systems to I.S. 3218.
  • CCTV and Video Recording.
  • Intruder Alarm Systems to I.S. 199 and Central Station Monitoring.
  • Access Control Systems from single door to fully integrated multiple door networks with Swipe Card, Code or Proximity Tag, with integration into Car park Systems.
  • Systems will provide control of all types of equipment which will operate on existing LAN or WAN.


  • Contact Name: Martin Stairs
  • Address: 27 Parkwest Enter. Cnt, Parkwest, Nangor Road, Dublin 12
  • Telephone: 01-623 9164
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