LUH most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today

Letterkenny University Hospital is the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today with 40 people awaiting admission there this morning.

Seven people were on trolleys in its Emergency Department while a further 33 were waiting on wards.

It's almost double yesterday's figure of 22.

Nationally, there were 333 people waiting at hospitals across the country today - Letterkenny University Hospital accounts for 12% of this overall total.