The Taoiseach is due to visit a number of locations across Longford town this morning.
Michael Martin will visit St. Christopher's Services on the Battery Road to tour the facility, before opening a new social housing development at St Michael's Court.
The Fianna Fail Leader is then due at Technimark Ireland Limited, a manufacturer of high-value injection-molded packaging and components on the outskirts of the town.
The global manufacturing leader for the healthcare market, announced today that it will create 80 new highly skilled roles over the next two years as it expands its operations in Longford, with a 50,000-square-foot addition, doubling the size of its existing plant.
Technimark will be investing €26 million to expand the facility's capacity in medical manufacturing, including precision injection molding, value-added assembly, finished device assembly and contract manufacturing