Gardaí in Dublin are seeking help in tracing the whereabouts of a 55-year-old man.

John Byrne, from Drimnagh, was last seen at 10am on 26 December 2012, outside St James's Hospital, in Dublin.

Mr Byrne is described as 1.73m (5ft 8in) tall, of very thin build with dark hair going grey. When last seen he was wearing navy slippers, navy pyjama bottoms and a navy jumper.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crumlin Garda Station on 01 666 6200.