An appeal has been issued to trace the whereabouts of a 13-year-old boy missing from Mullingar, Co Westmeath since 25 October. 

Ned Connors was last seen at Mullingar train station at approximately 8.45am. It is not known if he boarded a train.

Ned is described as being 1.5m (5ft) tall, with blonde/brown hair and blue eyes. 

When last seen, he was wearing a maroon top over a blue shirt, navy trousers and a black and white coat. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044-9384000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.