Gardaí in Galway are appealing for assistance tracing 39-year-old Thomas Ward from Galway city.

Mr Ward was last seen on Thursday 7 February at approximately 1pm in Galway city centre.

He is 1.75m (5'9") tall, of averaged build, and has grey hair and blue eyes.

When last seen he was wearing a black jacket, a dark green jumper and dark grey scarf.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Galway Garda Station on 091-538000, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111.