Gardaí have appealed for assistance tracing 17-year-old Tara Cox, who has been missing from the Limerick area since 24 February.

Tara is 1.6m (5'3") tall, of medium build, and has light brown hair and blue eyes.

It is believed she may be in the Letterkenny area of Donegal.

Anyone with information on her possible whereabouts is asked to contact gardaí at Henry Street Garda Station on 061-212400, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111, or any garda station.