Supporting People, Community Enterprise

Business & Corporate Opportunities

Employment & Enterprise Supports



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Who we are and what we do

SECAD stands for South and East Cork Area Development. It is a partnership company, one of thiry eight in Ireland.

We provides employment supports to individuals and groups who are seeking employment, education or training. SECAD also provides an information service in five locations in East Cork, Ballincollig, Carrigaline, Cobh, Midleton and Youghal.

SECAD also provides supports in the form of mentoring, training courses, small grants and networking to people setting up their own business. But that doesn't tell the whole story. Find out more about us by CLICKING HERE.


03 February

Former ROC Board Member nominated for LAMA Community and Council Awards for 2017

Cobh man and former Ring Of Cork board member Hendrick…

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17 February

SECAD publishes 2015 Review under SICAP

SICAP End of Year Report SECAD 2015 for WS

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15 October

Are you Interested in an Enterprise Start Up Grant?

Please contact SECAD at 021-4613432 or to request an…

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21 August

SECAD to launch artisan food strategy for South Cork

We are pleased to announce that we will be launching…

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30 April

Launch of the Cork Harbour Festival

The Cork Harbour Festival runs from 30 May- 6th June…

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20 February

Invitation to Tender for Biodiversity Research

SECAD are currently seeking to conduct biodiversity research in the…

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RT @FirstCut1: @SECADCork Toni Mc Caul presents Best Cork Young Filmmakers Award to Mc Egan College Macroom, discussion panel with @toirdea
RT @BallyhouraDev: All fed & watered on healthy veggies (and cakes!) at the @BallyhouraDev CFI Showcase @SECADCork @safefood_eu https://t.c…
RT @BallyhouraDev: Queuing up for healthy scones at the Community Food Initiative Showcase in Caherconlish @SECADCork @safefood_eu https://…
RT @LarkinIrl: @rubiconcentre @SECADCork @UdarasnaG @CFM_Teoranta From CUMAS acorns, mighty oaks grow? Go maith Dorothy!…
RT @MidletonChamber: Patrick was delighted to welcome @SECADCork students to @TheMidletonPark for a tour & customer care talk. A great morn…
RT @Corks96FM: **NEWS** Minister @simoncoveney turns the sod on the development of 800 houses in Janesville, Carrigaline…
RT @renatemurphy: Parents, teachers, teenagers & kids - only a few more days to enter #whatsyourstory2017! Make a 2 min movie this wkd & sh…
RT @granaryfood: 7th & 8th April Midleton LifeLong Learning Festival #midleton #eastcork #visitcork
RT @RTENationwide: We spend the day in Cobh with the 'Voice of Cork' #JimmyCrowley on this evenings @RTENationwide @RTEOne at 7pm #Cork @rt