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 @PortofCork: Bantry Blueway nominated 'Outsider Best Outdoor/Adventure Escape/Provider' 2016 award. Vote here #o
Reminder: The first call for LEADER Expressions of Interest in the SECAD area closes on Jan 15th! Phone SECAD @ 0214613432 for more info
Have you a potential LEADER project in the SECAD area? Visit or for further information.
RT @GarretKelleher: Ócáid inspioráideach i mBéal Átha an Gh. inniu. Go n-eirí libh go léir! #Cumas @CFM_Teoranta @SECADCork @rubiconcentre
@rubiconcentre What a great showcase morning! Enjoy the cake.
RT @CorkHour: Who wants to win an overnight stay to @Claytoncork for 2 people ??? #CorkHour #ClaytonCorkCity2016
RT @mittenbery: #corkhour #ClaytonCorkCity2016 @corkhour nice hotel to stay in Cork for kayakers!
Look forward to #GrowMyBusiness on 20 Oct Super fresh speaker line up #marketing #corkhour #social & networking
RT @CFM_Teoranta: Sieze the opportunity, apply for the PINC entrepreneurship programme by Friday, 14th Oct at @Rubi