Gardaí have appealed for assistance tracing 16-year-old Margueritta "Maggie" Goulden, who has been missing from her home in Tramore, Co Waterford since yesterday evening.

Maggie is 1.73m (5'8”) tall and of thin build.

She was last seen wearing dark or black clothing.

Gardaí believe that she may be in the centre city area of Dublin.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Tramore Garda Station on 051-391620 or any garda station.