Gardai have issued an appeal to trace a 51-year-old woman who has been missing since yesterday.

Siobhan McArdle of Wellpark Avenue, Drumcondra in Dublin was last seen on Drogheda Road, Ardee, Co Louth, at around 1.30pm.

She is described as being 5’3” of medium build and with short brown hair. When last seen she was wearing a brown top, grey tracksuit bottoms and Asics trainers.

It is thought that Ms McArdle could be in the Drumcondra area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact gardaí at Ardee on 041-6853222 or any garda station.