Gardaí in Co Meath are appealing for the public's assistance in searching for a 20-year-old man.

John Ryan was last seen at his home in Mornington, Co Meath on Tuesday 19 August.

He is described as being 1.85cm (6'1") tall, of thin build, with dark brown hair and green/blue eyes. 

When last seen he was wearing a navy jacket, beige coloured jeans and navy shoes. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600, the Garda Confidential line on 1800-666111 or any garda station.