More than 500 people waiting for hospital beds today

According to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation - Cork University Hospital is the most overcrowded with 45 people in need of a bed.

University Hospital Limerick is next with 38 people on trolleys and overflow areas of wards - followed by South Tipperary General Hospital on 37.


More in this Section

Gardaí seize €70k of drugs and cash in Dublin raid

Pope's visit an opportunity for all to reflect on key questions facing Irish society: Bishop

'He was my dad and I love him very much,' son accused of murdering father told Gardaí

Judge grants bail for second 13-year-old boy charged with Ana Kriegel murder


More From The Irish Examiner