She was last seen in Laois yesterday afternoon.
Gardaí are appealing for information about a missing Laois woman.
Aine Hetherington was last seen yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock in the Clonkeen area of Portlaoise.
The 40 year old is said to have been in a distressed state when last seen.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057-8674100.
Gardaí are thanking the public for their assistance but no further help is required
They are now liasing with the family who wish for privacy at this time.