Letterkenny hospital the second most overcrowded in country today

Letterkenny University Hospital is the second most overcrowded in the country today with 54 people waiting for beds.

Only University Hospital Limerick, with 79 people waiting, is higher.

There are 39 people waiting for beds in Sligo University Hospital, 27 of whom are in the emergency department.

Overall throughout the country today, there are 570 people in hospitals waiting to be assigned a bed. of those, 459 are in emergency departments.