EXAMPLES AND INVESTMENT IN COMMUNITY PROJECTS
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COBH CATHEDRAL LIGHTING
This project was developed in tandem with Cobh Tourism. SECAD provided investment to allow for low energy lighting to be uses to illuminate this iconic cathedral.
BALLYCOTTON ISLAND TOURS
Ballycotton Island Lighthouse Tours is a ‘not-for-profit’ company that aims to bring you on a magical, historical and unique tour.SECAD helped to make this happen.
TRACTON ARTS AND COMNUNITY CENTRE
SECAD provided funding to the Knocknamanagh old school renovation project, which resulted in a community exhibition centre co-ordinated by Lisa Rauch. It is now a community centre, which provides exhibition space, theatre and activity areas.
CARRIGALINE ACTIVE RETIRED
Installation of outdoor exercise equipment promoting physical activity in adults particularly older adults living within Carrigaline. SECAD was delighted to support this project in 2011.
TÚS EMPLOYMENT SCHEME
SECAD commenced the Tús Community Employment Initiative in July 2011 and steadily expanded it since then. The Tús initiative is a community work placement scheme providing short-term working opportunities for unemployed people. The placement opportunities benefit community and voluntary organisations in both urban and rural areas. The Department of Social Protection has overall responsibility for […]
RURAL TRANSPORT PROGRAMME
SECAD operates 15 scheduled routes through the Rural Transport Programme in South & East Cork supporting various groups who have difficultly accessing public transport in the area.
MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT – ISEMOA
SECAD is the only Irish Partner in a European mobility and accessibility project called “ISEMOA” (“Improving Seamless Energy-efficient Mobility chains for All”).
CATALYST BUSINESS NETWORK FOR WOMEN
A project to provide information and advice, training and networking opportunities for women who are starting out or want to grow their business.
CARRIGTWOHILL COMMUNITY COUNCIL
The council was established to promote and operate a community development programme, which acts as a focus and catalyst for community development for the community.
KNOCKNAMANAGH COMMUNITY CENTRE AND THEATRE
Through the work of the Tracton Community Council the building was restored in 2008 with a view to developing a community facility on the site to cater for the 3000 people in the locality.
20,000 grave memorial records from 127 historic graveyards were digitally submitted to Cork County Library by the Historic Graves project.