Supporting People, Community, Enterprise 

Welcome to SECAD

Welcome to SECAD

South and East Cork Area Development


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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.




Below is a video featuring Simon Coveney, on our launch day. We now have a full repertoir of video for you to view. If you wish to view more, please CLICK HERE or on the MEDIA tab at the top of your page.



07 April

SECAD seeks contractor for Employer Engagement & Placement service

SECAD is seeking proposals from contractors to undertake an Employer…

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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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05 October

Employment Services Support Role (Short-term employment contract 2-6 months)

SECAD will designate a function to supporting the SECAD’s Employment…

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30 September

Employer Engagement Support role (Short-term employment contract 2-6 months)

SECAD will designate a function to supporting Employer Engagement with…

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30 September

Data Monitoring & Progression Support Position (Short-term employment contract 2-6 months)

SECAD will designate a function to supporting data management and…

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RT @RingofCork: Great PR Seminar with @renatemurphy last week at @SECADCork #ringofcork #tourismexpertseminar Many thanks to all! https://t…
RT @Irish_Biz: Cork to host global start-up summit #Irishbiz #Ireland
RT @PostMedia_Irl: #GrowMyBusiness tickets are selling out fast! Use promo code twitter2015 to get yours for €25!
RT @ABSales1: #CorkHour #Growmybusiness A warm "if you want to grow your business, don't look sideways, look up" evening to all. Hope you'…
RT @CookeryCottageC: Lovely idea Baking class ‘Parent & Child bonding’ make an Gingerbread house €39 per couple €5 extra family member #cor
RT @acornbc: Are you interested in an Enterprise Start-up grant? Deadline for this is November 8th @SECADCork
RT @euxcel: And so we are on countdown! the EU final takes place @UCC in 7 days. Register now to attend our EU wide #startup…
Super insights from @naomifein at our #startupirl event on starting your business and GTD (get things done)!
Last chance to join at Silversprings this morning for "from unemployment to successful self employment" at 10am!
LAST CHANCE to register for From Unemployment to successful Self Employment tomorrow It's free & v useful Join us