Gardaí have issued an appeal to trace a 32-year-old man who has been missing from his home in Co Carlow since yesterday afternoon.

Ben Coleman was last seen as he left his home at Ballinabrannagh at around 4pm, driving a white Fiat van with the registration number 03-C-9155.

Mr Coleman is 1.7m (5'7") of medium build, with short black hair and blue eyes.

He was wearing a navy short-sleeved rugby jersey, black trousers and black runners when he was last seen.

Update on 27 August: Gardaí said Ben Coleman has been found "safe and well".