Gardaí have launched an appeal for information to help trace a six-year-old boy who has gone missing from Mulligar, Co. Westmeath.
Michael O'Connell was reported missing to gardaí on Friday, June 3.
The youngster is believed to be in the company of adult relatives and may currently be in Northern Ireland or the border region.
Michael is described as being approximately 4ft tall with black hair and blue eyes.
An Garda Síochána say they are concerned for his welfare and are anxious to trace his current whereabouts.
Investigating gardaí are also looking for information on the current whereabouts of the any of the following vehicles:
- A silver BMW 418, reg: 151WH2454
- A blue Audi A4, reg: 131WH1629
- A Fiat campervan, reg: 131WH1629
Anyone with any information on Michael's whereabouts is asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044 938 4000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.