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Enterprise & Tourism

The sustainability, vibrancy and future of our rural areas is directly linked to the existence of a range of different indigenous businesses within rural communities.

Enabling Employment

SECAD’s employment service aims to you guide towards the right supports depending on your needs and circumstances.

We aim to better equip you as a jobseeker, to avail of job opportunities including training and/or work placements to facilitate your return to employment or self- employment.

Community Development

SECAD Partnership works together with local communities, partner organisations and central and local government to meet local needs and support the development and evolution of the community sector.


Community Work Placement

SECAD Partnership works with unemployed people/jobseekers to match them with suitable work placement opportunities in groups across communities.

Work placements aim to benefit the participant and the voluntary organisations in which they work.


Living in a good quality environment is an essential element of a sustainable community.

Through our Wild Work initiative we collaborate with communities, environment focused organisations and partners to initiate practical environmental actions and sustainable local development.

Corporate & Business Opportunities

SECAD Partnership works across the corporate sector, government and communities to help bridge gaps and manage the often complex allocation of public or private funds aimed at meeting local needs and stimulating rural and community development.

SECAD Partnership provides a range of innovative and effective rural development and social inclusion supports to motivate and empower local communities to create a more vibrant, sustainable and inclusive society.

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Cork Young Filmmakers Summer Film Weeks 2018

Are YOU Interested in becoming involved in Film Making?

Workshops are available for 13 to 19 year olds who are interested in any aspect of filmmaking, whether already having some experience, previously attended Cork Young Filmmakers one or two day workshops or are passionate about film and want a chance to try different roles and develop your skills.


• MACROOM​: 25 – 29 JUNE
• ​MIDLETON​: 2 – 6 ​JULY
• MALLOW​: 9 – 13 JULY​
• BALLINCOLLIG: 16 – 20 & 23 – 27 JULY

To apply for your place: email corkyoungfilmmakers@gmail.com immediately with name, contact details; address/tel.no., age and briefly outline what experience you have and why you feel this course is for you!

Registration fee: €50

Places are limited so please email your application NOW to ensure your place.
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#hinetwork Healthy Ireland event highlights the importance of working with local partners and through a local partnership approach. The next step will be to design the process of partnership so that it can be sustained beyond individual actions and events into ongoing action

Important step being taken to improve our approaches to a healthier communities with launch of #hinetwork by Minister Catherine Byrne. Check out links with mental health and healthier environment #wildwork and #corkcoco town and village plans that we are promoting @SECADCork

Do you know someone who would benefit from some time out to think?
SECAD's initiative @wildworkers is offering a Stepping Stones well-being programme for five weeks. Get in touch!

Very useful #timemanagement & innovation session this morning with @LiamFitzg1 on the #wrenprogramme in @SECADCork - thanks Liam👍

Join us in #youghal for our 2nd Annual 'Let's Talk Business' event 17th May 2018. Booking https://t.co/ZdEkDHzbat
#networking #Fundingexperts @Corkcoco @LEOSouthCork @SECADCork @Entirl

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SECAD Partnership CLG
Midleton Community Enterprise Centre, Owennacurra Business Park,
Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 Y893

+353 21 4613432