Sharp Fall In Region’s Hospital Overcrowding

Unisveristy Hospital Limerick
Photo © Pat Flynn

There’s been a sharp fall in the level of overcrowding at the region’s main hospital today.

The latest figures from the INMO show 23 people were waiting for beds at University Hospital Limerick this morning, 19 of those in the emergency department.

It’s in stark contrast with yesterday’s figures when trolley numbers soared to fifty.


University Hospital Galway is the busiest in the country today, where 37 people are waiting on admission, while two people are being accommodated on wards at Ennis General Hospital.