Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for the public's assistance to trace a 23-year-old man missing from the Co Louth town.

Kenneth (Ken) Fagan was last seen in Dundalk at approximately 1.30pm on Wednesday 6 August.

He is 1.72cm (5'8") tall, of medium build with short dark-coloured hair. 

When last seen he was wearing a blue zip-up hooded top with white strings, dark denim jeans and navy runners.

Gardaí are concerned for his welfare and anyone with any information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042-9388400, the Garda Confidential line on 1800-666111 or any garda station.