The public's help is being sought in locating a woman who is missing from Co Kildare.

Ainne Poynton, 49, was last seen on 22 February at around 8pm in the Kilcock area.

She is described as being about 1.6m (5'3'') tall, with blonde hair and blue eyes. When last seen she was wearing a black coat, black jumper and blue trousers.

Anyone who has seen Ms Poynton or who can assist in locating her is asked to contact Leixlip Garda Station on 01- 6667800, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.