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.



26 February

Invitation to Tender for Water Conservation Research

SECAD intend to conduct research into the protection and sustainable…

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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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15 January

Tús Supervisor(s) Required (Full-Time)

South & East Cork Area Development is currently recruiting Tús…

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21 October

Towards Occupation Programme due to commence in Ballincollig

Free Towards Occupation Programme will commence at Ballincollig Family Resource…

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26 July

New website under construction

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

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16 July

Employment Opportunity with SECAD

      Employment Opportunity South & East Cork Area…

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@RTENationwide @visityoughal looking forward to seeing some of the great projects @SECADCork were able to support in Youghal!
RT @StephenPearce9: @SECADCork Really enjoyed meeting you & hearing all about @RingofCork yesterday @miicork seminar. Looking forward to g…
RT @CRY104fm: Youghal A Nationwide Special this Friday Feb.27th @ 7pm with @abcassin @RingofCork @EastCorkJournal @YoughalChamber http://t.…
RT @NutcaseCo: Mahon point farmers market this morning we have super fresh Nutroasts. Nutburgers high in protein.
RT @AudreyBMC: A big thank you to our speakers at #miicork3pillars for sharing your experiences @ClarionCork @CorkAirport @idahocafe @SECAD
@B2BVincent thank you! Delighted to be part of this morning's @miicork event.
RT @NiamhcMurphy: Stephen Ryan from @fotawildlife is great for sharing his marketing successes with his region @RingofCork @MarketingInCork
RT @eoinfromzone: @miicork fascinated to learn more about the work done by @RingofCork Real eye-opener! Well done Ryan from @SECADCork #mi
RT @PortofCork: Calling all 5th class teachers! Win a boat trip around Cork Harbour by entering in our 2015 Schools Initiative…
RT @Corkcoco: Cork County’s new Public Participation Network. Have your say! Register online until Feb 4th . http://…