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Dublin: 2 °C Sunday 15 December, 2019

Update: 14-year-old girl missing from Meath found safe and well

The teenager hadn’t been heard from for over 24 hours after taking a bus to Dublin – and her family said they were hugely concerned.

Updated at 7.10pm

A TEENAGE GIRL from Meath reported missing earlier has been found safe and well, gardaí have confirmed.

The family of Rena Woods had raised the alarm after she took a bus into Dublin yesterday.

The 14-year-old sent a text to her mother from McDonalds on Jervis Street at around 2pm, but hadn’t been heard from since.

Speaking to earlier, her sister Jo said her phone was off and they were hugely concerned.

Gardaí later released a missing persons appeal.

Flyers were also circulated in Ashbourne, Dublin and on social media.

It was confirmed in a statement issued shortly before 7pm that she had been found.

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