Gardaí in Limerick have issued an appeal for information to trace a 47-year-old woman who has been missing since Tuesday.

Nuala McHugh from Willow Court in Dooradoyle was last seen near her home at 5pm on 14 October.

She is described as being 1.67m tall of medium to heavy buildm with shoulder length straight brown hair and speaks with a slight Dublin accent.

When last seen Nuala was wearing cotton trousers and a long brown jacket.

Her family are said to be extremely concerned for her welfare.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gardai at Roxboro Road on 061 214340.