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Search underway for missing Carlow Town sisters

Anybody with information is asked to contact GardaĆ­

A search is underway for teenage sisters who are missing from Carlow Town.

It’s the second time in a week for 14-year-old Helen McDonnell’s whereabouts to be unknown (more on that here), this time also missing is 13-year-old Melissa McDonnell.

Both are missing from Killeshin Road in Carlow since Monday evening.

Helen’s described as being 5ft 1 in height and of slight build with blue eyes and brown hair that has no parting. She was wearing a white vest top and blue denim jeans.

Melissa is of slim build, 5ft 1 in height with green eyes and brown hair and was wearing a black crop top and black shorts.

GardaĆ­ are concerned for their safety and are seeking assistance in tracking them down – it is believed that both sisters may be in the Longford/Athlone areas.

Anyone with any information should contact Carlow Garda Station on (059) 9174300 or any Garda station.