Gardaí have appealed to people living in Finglas in Dublin to search their gardens and sheds, for 81-year-old Thomas Kennedy, who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

Mr Kennedy was last seen in the Virginia Park area at around 9pm on Tuesday 29 July. 

He is described as being 1.6m (5' 4") in height, of slim build, with short grey hair.

When last seen he was wearing a black rain jacket with a hood, a short sleeved white and blue polo shirt, dark chino style trousers, black shoes with a velcro fastener and no laces.

Thomas was also wearing glasses and a watch.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information to contact Finglas Garda Station on 01 6667500, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any garda station.