An appeal has been issued to help trace a teenage boy missing from his home in Co Cork.

Eric McLoughlin, 15, was last seen in Ballygiblin, in the northeast of the county, on Friday 2 August.

It is believed he may have travelled to Dublin.

Eric is described as being 1.68m (5'6") tall and is of slim build. He has light brown hair and blue eyes.

 Anyone with any information is asked to contact Anglesea Street Garda Station on 021-4522000, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.