The public have been asked for their help to find a 60-year-old woman who is missing from her home in Co Kildare.

Eileen Roche was last seen at her home on St Mary's Avenue, Monasterevin, on Thursday 9 March.

She is described as having shoulder-length blonde hair and blue eyes. She is 1.6m (5'3") tall and of slim build.

When last seen she was wearing navy tartan trousers, a pink jumper, a grey-hooded coat and black patented shoes.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Kildare Garda Station on 045-527730 or any garda station.