Over 2,000 people waited on trolleys in Letterkenny University Hospital during 2016


Figures released from the INMO reveal that over 2,000 people spent time on trolleys or chairs while awaiting admission at Letterkenny University Hospital last year.

Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty says the figures clearly demonstrate that Government policy is continuing to create chaos in our health service and is putting patient lives in danger.

The Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperson has criticised Taoiseach Enda Kenny for his abscence in the midst of what he has described as a 'deeping health crisis'.

Deputy Doherty says scenes at the hospital have been described as like a battle zone: