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.


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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26 July

New website under construction

We are currently in the process of redesigning our website,…

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RT @csncollege: If you want to know exactly what our graduates plan on doing then watch this Graduates 2015 #csncol
Congratulations to Joe's Farm Crisps finalist in the south #ILDNBizAwards!
Congratulations to @Integreatjoin joint winners of the south #ILDNBizAwards. Best of luck in the national finals!
RT @renatemurphy: Super Family FunDay Sunday at #RCYC Crosshaven.Free sailing, boating, crab fishing competition, fun4 adults & kids https:…
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