Over 30 people waiting for a bed at Letterkenny University Hospital

There were 32 people waiting for a bed at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning according to the INMO.

19 people were on trolleys in its Emergency Department while a further 13 were waiting on wards.

Yesterday saw 35 people waiting for a bed at the hospital which resulted in the full capacity protocol implemented.

University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded with 49 people waiting there.

Nationally, there were 562 people waiting at hospitals across the country today.