Gardaí un Co Offaly have appealed to the public for their assistance in order to trace the whereabouts of a missing 16-year-old boy.
The teenager named Craig Boylan, from Geashill, Co Offaly has been missing since Wednesday.
Gardaí say Craig is described as 5 ft 10, of medium build with short red hair and blue eyes.
When he was last seen Craig was wearing a black jacket and grey tracksuit bottoms.
Gardaí also say they believe Craig may have travelled to the Ballymun or Blanchardstown areas of Dublin.
Anyone with any information is being urged to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057 8674100.