Gardai have asked for the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of Ruane O'Mahoney, who has been missing from his home in Co Kildare for the last two weeks.

Mr O'Mahoney, 45, was last seen in the Monasterevin area on the 7 January.

He is described as 5 foot 8 inches in height, of slim build, with brown hair and blue eyes.

When last seen he was wearing a dark green bomber jacket with cream or grey sleeves, blue jeans and white and black Nike runners.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Monasterevin Garda Station 045-525322, Kildare Garda Station 045-527730 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.