Update - January 3, 7.09am: Patrick Higgins has been found safe and well.
Earlier: Gardaí are seeking help from the public in locating a missing man in Limerick.
Patrick Higgins, 46, has been missing since New Year's Day.
He was last seen in the John Carew Park area of Limerick City at approximately 10.50am on January 1.
Patrick is described as 5'7" of medium build, blue eyes and a shaven head.
When last seen he was wearing a grey hoodie with Crosshatch written on the sleeves in navy writing, navy denim jeans and navy Timberland shoes.
He wore a white sweater under the hoodie.
Gardai and Patrick's family are very concerned for Patrick and anyone with information is asked to contact Roxboro Rd Garda station Garda Station on 061 214340, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.