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Bank Holiday weekend appears to have been a particularly busy one for St Luke’s General Hospital for Carlow and Kilkenny

It's the joint third-highest figure in the country today

The bank holiday weekend proved particularly busy for St Luke’s.

The General Hospital for Carlow and Kilkenny has 31 patients waiting on a bed this morning according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s daily Trolley Watch.

24 are in the local emergency department with seven on other wards.

It shares the third-highest figure with counterparts in Sligo with both behind University Hospital Limerick and Cork University Hospital.