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Keep Moving in Nature!

15 Scenic Trails across the East Cork & Cork Harbour Region SECAD has launched an...

New Ring of Cork Heritage Trail Map Pad

The new Ring of Cork Heritage Trail Map Pad promotes the regions heritage. The ROC heritage trail is an A3 map that highlights and connects 36 heritage attractions from as far west as Ballincollig and east to Youghal. The front of the map highlights 12 of the key attractions.

Active Connections, Killeagh, Co. Cork

Active Connections is an award winning social enterprise run by Ray Burke since June 2015. Active Connections CLG uses activity based therapies to support young people experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Field of Dreams, Bishopstown, Cork

Down Syndrome Cork (DS Cork) has been providing social care services in a variety of forms for the past nine years. In autumn 2017, DS Cork launched the Field of Dreams project a living, horticultural based training facility and social space for Adults with DS on a three acre plot of land.

Cumas Female Entrepreneurship Programme

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.

MT Reconnect - Maria Treacy

Maria Treacy is passionate about empowering people and connecting people with business to achieve success.

Lee Valley Taste Trails -Dorothy O' Tuama

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.

Integreat Ltd - Gerry O' Connor

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..

Grow to Play- Shelly O' Donovan

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.

Eyelina - Alina Cugunova

Alina Cugunova attended SECAD’s ‘Start your own business’ course in 2012. Alina is the founder of the Eyelina, an eyebrow and eyelash clinic based in Cork city.