Gardaí in Cobh are renewing their appeal for assistance in locating Christophe Goutte, 53 years, who is missing from his home in O'Brien Terrace, Midleton since Wednesday January 15.
From enquiries to date it is understood that Christophe took a bus from Cork Bus Station on that day and disembarked at 5.35pm in Galway City.
Christophe is a French national who has been living in Ireland for a number of years.
He was last seen leaving work in Carrigtowhill, Co. Cork at approximately 11am on January 15.
Christophe is described as being 5" 8' in height, of stocky build with brown short hair and white skin with a sallow complexion.
When last seen he was wearing a black coat, black pants, a black woollen hat and a brown pair of boots. He was carrying a dark coloured overall bag.
Gardaí are particularly appealing to those in the Galway city or surrounding areas to report any recent sightings of Christophe.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Cobh Garda Station on 021 - 4908530, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.