Gardaí are appealing for information to help locate a teenager who is missing in Dublin.

Sophie Mercer, 15, was last seen on 1 February in the Ballymun area of the city.

She is described as being 5'4'', of thin build with long brown hair.

When last seen she was wearing a navy hoodie, blue jeans and purple runners.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01 666 4400.