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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.



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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19 August

Midleton Food Festival to take place on September 12th 2015

The 2015 Midleton Food Festival will take place on September…

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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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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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We had a very positive week with our Opportunities Mornings, thank you to all those who got involved.
RT @C103Cork: Further discussions now on cuts to Leader funding @WestCorkDevPshp @AvonBlack @BallyhouraDev #IRDDuhallow @SECADCork #CorkTod
RT @breakingnewsie: The clocks go forward this weekend - don't forget!
SECAD Opportunities Mornings take place this week! We will be in Cumann na Daoine, Youghal tomorrow from 10. More info from 021-4613432
Had the pleasure of a quick coffee break @HassettsBakery this morning. Always nice to visit some of the great projects we have supported!
RT @CRY104fm: Helen Cuddigan from Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours will be in studio with @jusmaher at 1.30 today.
RT @breakingnewsie: This drone footage of Cobh makes the town look very pretty
RT @LIBA_Cork: Congrats to Yasmin Hyde and all @BallymaloeRelis on their new listings in Tesco UK #littleislandistheplacetobe…
RT @EastCorkJournal: Check out our @SECADCork notice board in this weeks paper @MidletonChamber @CobhHarCham @GlanmireNetwork
RT @EastCorkJournal: @seansherlocktd confirms 10.7% drop in the East Cork live register for February @MidletonChamber @SECADCork @louisebwi