24 people on hospital trolleys in the north west

There are 20 people on trolleys today at Letterkenny University Hospital.

There are 4 people on trolleys at Sligo University Hospital.

The latest figures from the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation show that the Regional Hospitals appear to be worst affected by over crowding while those in Dublin have lower figures today.

There are nearly 70 people on trolleys in Limerick and 38 in Tullamore and 25 in Mullingar.