Gardaí have renewed an appeal to trace a 17-year-old girl who has been missing since earlier this month.

Naomi Whittington was last seen in the Tallanstown area of Co Louth on the evening of 13 April.

She is 1.68m (5'6") tall, of small build and has green eyes.

Naomi has dyed orange hair, shaved at the sides with designs.

When last seen she was wearing black tights, khaki-coloured shorts, a blue Black Sabbath t-shirt, black jacket, navy hooded top, grey and navy Converse boots and a navy baseball cap with an 'NY' logo.

Naomi has been known to frequent the Cavan town area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ardee Garda Station on 041-6871130 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.