Patients presenting at emergency departments of hospitals across the region today are experiencing some delays.
There are 38 patients on trolleys at University Hospital Galway today, the second highest in the country.
There are 26 patients on trolleys at Mayo University Hospital and 22 at Sligo University Hospital.
At Portiuncula hospital in Ballinasloe, there are 13 patients waiting on trolleys today.
Nationally, there are 478 patients waiting on trolleys, with University Hospital Limerick presenting the highest waiting figures today, where 70 patients are waiting on a bed.