Enterprise Ireland are heading to Roscrea for a meeting designed to create much-needed employment in the Roscrea region is due to take place today.
A series of intense public meetings have been held recently in the North Tipp town aimed at tackling unemployment, anti social behaviour and drug dealing.
Latest CSO figures show that there are over 1,300 people signing on in the town – over 20% of the population.
Representatives from Enterprise Ireland will today meet with local interest and business groups in efforts to create more jobs in the area
Local Fine Gael TD Noel Coonan is hopeful that the meeting will lead to positive developments for Roscrea.