21 people awaiting admission to LUH

There were 21 people awaiting admission to Letterkenny University Hospital this morning according to the latest trolley watch report.

Six people were on trolleys in its Emergency Department while a further 15 were waiting on wards.

University Hospital Limerick was the most overcrowded today with 56 people waiting there.

The nationwide figure is 433, an increase of 32% on the same day last year when there were 329 patients on trolleys.