Gardai are investigating the attempted abduction of a young girl from The Ballagh on Monday evening.
The girl was also assaulted during the ordeal and was brought to hospital for observation.
The incident happened between 8 and 9pm.
Her mother Sonya spoke to Alan on the Morning Mix and said the man was approximately 6″2 with a slim build and dark brown hair.
He was described as wearing a plain black T-shirt with red shorts and black and white Nike runners.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Gardai.