Gardaí in Naas have appealed for help tracing 18-year-old Cormac Clare, who has been missing since the early hours of this morning.

He was last seen in Kilteel, Naas, Co Kildare, at approximately 2am.

He is described as being 1.65-1.87m tall (6’1 or 6’2), and is of thin build. He has short, tightly cut brown hair.

When last seen he was wearing a navy jacket, possibly made by Regatta, a wine coloured hoodie, plain navy cotton Nike tracksuit bottoms and runners.

It is possible that he is carrying a small black and green rucksack, made by Jack Murphy.

Gardaí and family members are very concerned for his welfare and anyone who can assist in locating Cormac is asked to contact Naas Garda Station on 045-884300, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111, or any garda station.