UPDATE: The girls have been found safe and well.
Gardaí are appealing for help in locating two missing sisters, believed to be in the midlands.
Helen and Melissa McDonnell, aged 14 and 13, were last seen on Killeshin Road, Carlow on Monday evening.
Helen is 5 foot 1 in height and of slight build. She has brown hair with no parting and blue eyes. When last seen, she was wearing a white vest top and blue denim jeans.
Her younger sister Melissa is also 5 foot 1 and of slight build, with brown hair and green eyes. When last seen, she was wearing a black crop top with black shorts.
Gardaí are concerned for the girls' safety and believe they may be in the Longford/Athlone areas.
Anyone with any information is to contact Carlow Garda Station on 059 9174300 or any Garda station.
The girls have been located safe and well.
Gardaí are thanking the public for your assistance in this matter.