Letterkenny University Hospital the second most overcrowded hospital in Ireland today

Letterkenny University Hospital is the second most overcrowded hospital in the country today.

According to the latest figures released by the INMO, there were 43 people on trolleys there this morning.

Sligo University Hospital had 36 people waiting for a bed this morning, making it the fifth most overcrowded, and bringing the amount of people on trolleys in the North West’s hospitals to 79.

University Hospital Limerick remains the most overcrowded, with 82 people awaiting admission there.

Nationwide, today’s figures stand at 481.