59 patients on trolleys at hospitals across the Shannonside region

There are currently fifty-nine people on trolleys in the five hospitals across the Shannonside Region.

Galway University Hospital and the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore have the highest number of people in trolleys or chairs, with twenty-one patients each.

While thirteen people are on trolleys in Mullingar Regional Hospital. Sligo University and Cavan General Hospitals have two people each waiting on trollies.

Today, there are three hundred and twenty-nine patients nationally without a proper hospital bed with University Hospital Limerick having the highest number with forty-two patients.