There are 345 people waiting on trolleys at hospitals across the country this afternoon.
For a change University Hospital Limerick is not the most overcrowded.
However the Dooradoyle facility – which serves North Tipp – still has 29 patients without a bed.
University Hospital Cork is the worst affected where 33 patients are waiting for a bed.
It’s followed by the Mater in Dublin with 31 and South Tipperary General in Clonmel where 30 people are without a bed this afternoon.