It's the second busiest hospital in the country today with 36 patients on trolleys
Since January, more than 3,600 patients have been without a bed locally.
Trolley figures from the INMO show there are 32 people waiting on a bed at the local hospital.
At least four ambulances were delayed for hours outside St Luke’s Hospital for Carlow-Kilkenny yesterday as the overcrowding situation worsens. KCLR News...
They're currently down 30 beds due to maintenance and upgrade works
However, St Luke's wasn't the worst affected last month
Nurses are warning that the crisis is getting worse.
The INMO figures for last month there was a total of 319 people waiting for a bed in St Luke's Hospital.
Over 150 staff are being balloted for industrial action
IMPACT members are to be balloted from 5 o'clock this evening