29 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital today

There were 29 people waiting on a bed at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning.

According to the INMO 16 people were on trolleys in the hospital's Emergencey Department with a further 13 on wards.

University Hospital Galway was the most overcrowded today with 39 people awaiting admission.

Nationally, 494 people were waiting on a bed at hospitals across the country today.