Gardaí in Carlow have appealed for assistance in tracing a 37-year-old woman who has been missing since last Thursday.

Sinead Walker, was last seen at John Sweeney Park, where she lives, on 24 April at around 15.45pm.

She is described as being 1.70m tall, of thin build with brown shoulder length hair and blue eyes.

When last seen she was wearing a black long sleeved shirt and black leggings.

Gardaí have appealed for anyone with information to contact Carlow Garda Station on 059 9136620, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

GARDA UPDATE 2 MAY: Sinead Walker has been located safe and well