The public is being urged to stay away after a flu outbreak at University Hospital Galway over the past number of days.
It comes as the hospital is currently dealing with a high number of Covid-19 cases.
Four wards are affected by the virus – while the hospital has now confirmed an outbreak of flu, affecting a single ward.
Visiting to the affected wards will only be facilitated on compassionate or exceptional grounds.
The public is being asked not to visit the hospital if they’re feeling unwell or have respiratory symptoms.