Gardaí in Kilkenny have issued an appeal to the public for their assistance in order to help trace the whereabouts of missing teenager Michael Carthy.
Michael aged 14, has not been seen since he went missing from the Kilkenny area on April 20th.
Gardai investigating the case say Michael may be in the Clonmel or in Manchester in the UK.
Michael described as being 5 foot in height, of slim build, with blue eyes and brown hair.
Gardaí are urging anyone who may have seen Michael to contact them at Kilkenny garda station on 056 777 5000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.