The following client case studies across a number of categories demonstrate SECAD Partnership’s work to support people, communities and enterprises through various funding programmes and projects.
Adrian Quirke was unemployed for three years before he commenced work with Tús in Spring 2016 to work at Passage Soccer club.
Nicole Keeshan started her TÚS work placement in October 2016 as a Receptionist and Administration Assistant at SECAD Partnership.
Liam Dowd spent one year as a Tourist Advisor on a Tús placement at Midleton Tourist Office, Co. Cork. Prior to starting the role, Liam had a background in complementary therapy.
Joseph Moynihan who is under 25 years of for over was unemployed for 12 months after a Diploma in Business Studies at UCC.
This case study aims to illustrate the individuals behind new businesses, their personal journeys from moving from unemployment towards sustainable self- employment and the subsequent jobs created in their community.
SECAD led Cumas (‘ability’) programme, a free training course funded by the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) to support female entrepreneurship in 2017.
Maria Treacy is passionate about empowering people and connecting people with business to achieve success.
Dorothy O’Tuama established the Lee Valley Taste Trails in 2016 to offer bespoke small group tours to food and craft beer producers and culture and heritage sites of the Lee Valley in South West Cork.
Gerry O’Connor participated in SECAD’s ‘Start your own business’ course. Gerry came to SECAD with qualifications in interior joinery and extensive experience after a career starting out as an apprentice Joiner..
Shelley O’ Donovan had the seed of a business idea ignited from past experience in the education field and further study in play therapy when she was recommended to get in touch with SECAD by a colleague.
NEWS & EVENTS
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 Partnership awarded the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 for the South Cork Area.
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.
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.
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Midleton Community Enterprise Centre, Owennacurra Business Park,
Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 Y893
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