Over 500 on trolleys across Ireland this morning

There are 509 people on trolleys across the country this morning.

This is an increase of 26% on the same day last year when there were 404 patients on trolleys.

Cork University Hospital has the highest number of waiting patients with 44, followed closely by Tallaght Hospital with 44.

Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore has 35 people on trolleys.

More in this Section

Dashcam led to arrests in ‘sickening’ attempted taxi robbery

Man scaled up apartment block after row with girlfriend, court hears

National Transport Authority wants flat fare across all commuter services

Man assaulted at Monaghan house party dies

Breaking Stories

'Jesus, did I paint them?’; Robert Ballagh reacts to the nude portraits to him and his wife

Here's what you can expect from Making a Murderer 2

’Tis the season... for scares: Your guide to Ireland's Haunted experiences

Ask Audrey: I’m pretending to be a poet to impress a stunning pseudo-intellectual from Clonakilty

More From The Irish Examiner