Hospital emergency departments across the Shannonside Northern Sound region are reporting significant numbers of patients waiting on trolleys today.
There are currently 76 people waiting for beds in A&E departments and wards across the region.
UHG in Galway has the busiest ED locally today with 34 people waiting for a bed.
That's followed by 17 on trolleys or in wards elsewhere in Sligo University Hospital.
Midlands Regional Hospital Mullingar has also recorded a busy day with 9 patients receiving treatment on a trolley at the facility.
That's followed closely by Cavan General Hospital where 8 people are on trolleys following their attendance at the A&E department.
Meanwhile, Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe is reporting 5 people waiting, while Tullamore Hospital has 4 on trolleys.
Nationally there are 251 people in Irish Hospitals today waiting on a bed according to figures from the INMO.