Calling all local food businesses!

(13 February 2018) SECAD Partnership is working with Savour Food, a food waste reduction initiative working with food processors, restaurants and food retailers across East Cork to reduce food waste and associated costs. An information session for food businesses took place at SECAD today with project partners, Clean Technology Centre CIT and Taste Cork. To find out […]
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SECAD Partnership Review of 2016-2017 – Highlights & Impacts

SECAD Partnership has published a Review of 2016-2017, presenting highlights and impacts of our work supporting enterprise, enabling employment, connecting business and community, community development and environment in South and East Cork and beyond. SECAD is proud of the commitment,  energy and passion of our team and our work with our clients and partner organisations.  In […]
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SECAD Partnership awarded SICAP (Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme) contract for 2018-2022

SECAD Partnership is pleased to announce it has been awarded the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) for the 2018-2022 period in the South Cork Area. SICAP is a national programme funded by the Department of Rural & Community Development and overseen by POBAL.   The programme is managed locally by the three Local Community Development Committees […]
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Shared vison for Carrigtwohill & Passage West launched at Cork County Hall 

(Cork, 14th December) Today marked the launch of strategic plans for two Cork communities Carrigtwohill and Passage West, by the Mayor of County of Cork, Cllr. Declan Hurley. The event at Cork County Hall, hosted by SECAD Partnership in conjunction with Cork County Council brought together stakeholders from both areas, including community representatives, business, elected […]
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Successful ‘Wellbeing in the Community’ pilot programme completed in Youghal

SECAD recently completed a pilot programme ‘’Wellbeing in the Community’’ in Youghal to help empower people in the area. The programme for local community members ran in conjunction with the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) as Level 6 Special Purpose Award. Focussing on mental health and resilience, the programme was delivered with key providers working […]
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The annual Cork Birdathon is set to take place throughout Cork County on Saturday, 2nd December between 9.00am and 5.00pm. The Birdathon aims to raise awareness of the incredible bird life that exists in Cork, and to encourage the public to visit locations on the South and East Cork Bird Trail. The event is held […]

Invitation to ESRI workshop on valuing community development

Workshop for Community Groups – Tuesday, November 28th 2.00- 5.00pm Have your Say in Measuring Community Development & Community Wellbeing The Economic Social Research Institute (ESRI) are currently involved in a project entitled “Valuing Community Development through the SICAP programme”.  As part of this project they are holding a series of half-day consultation workshops involving Local […]
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December ‘Start Your Own Business’ short training course open for applications

SECAD is running an additional ‘Start Your Own Business’ short training course this December. This short course in Midleton is suitable for those considering self-employment.  The course aims to help each participant assess their own suitability for self-employment and business viability. It will also assist with writing a business plan and strategy for a proposed […]

Apprenticeship & college open days including mature students coming up in November 2017

Mature students are invited to a series of  information events over the comings weeks. These events are a great opportunity to get informed in advance of the CAO closing date 1st February 2018. Get a feel for courses, see the campus and meet staff and students. CIT Mature Student Open Evening Open Day for prospective full-time undergraduate […]
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SECAD Partnership celebrates Community Award win at Cork Business Awards 2017

  SECAD Partnership were delighted to scoop a ‘Cork Community Project of the Year’ Award at the Cork Business Awards 2017 which took place on Saturday last at The Convention Centre of the Clayton Hotel Silver Springs. In its eleventh year, the Business Cork awards nominated organisations across a number of sectors doing business in Cork city and county.  […]
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