Northern Ireland

Ballymartin family turn up safe in Republic of Ireland

Police have said a family of eight from the Republic of Ireland who had been missing from their home in County Down have been traced.

John Kelly and Melissa Teague, who have six children under five years of age, are originally from County Longford but had moved to Ballymartin, near Kilkeel.

Police said said the family were last seen in Ballymartin on Wednesday.

Their youngest child is nine months old. The family were located in the Republic of Ireland on Friday.