The latest trolley watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation have revealed that 20 people are on trolleys awaiting a proper bed at the A&E department in Tullamore Hospital.
There are also currently a further 10 waiting on already full wards at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore.
Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, 8 patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 17 in a similar situation in Mullingar.
University Hospital Galway is the most overcrowded in the country with 36 people awaiting a proper bed.
Nationally today, August 28, 344 patients are waiting for a proper bed.
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