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 @safefood_eu: Spending too much on take-aways? Learning to cook can help you eat better & save €£. Kick start your cooking here https://…
Positive morning engaging with community groups regarding LEADER funding #communitydevelopment
RT @rubiconcentre: Cumas Ballincollig finance in Vmware today great loc. paul joe & eimear on today. @SECADCork @OrlaFlynnCIT @caroleoleary
RT @CorkFoundation: "By investing in social enterprises we are creating jobs and impacting lives" #SocEnt https://…
RT @marianfaughnan: Sharing learning and planning for the year ahead with Community Food Leaders @SECADCork @safefood_eu…
RT @ENRD_CP: Improving the situation of #RuralYouth, building trust across generations & long term thinking: https:…
RT @ENRD_CP: ENRD workshop about to start! Join the discussion by using #socialinclusion
RT @CorkHour: NB: Closing Date is 4 April 2017 Competition Details #CorkHour #WYS2017
RT @CobhFRC: Looking forward to our 2nd workshop in collab with @SECADCork next Tuesday in #Cobh #InterviewTips #CV #coverletter #jobsearch
Glad to be speaking tonight at the @teagasc @ruralnetwork 'Expand Your Horizons' event in Dunmanway. #leader #localdevelopment