22 people waiting for beds at 8am on Wednesday
19 admitted patients were waiting on trolleys in the emergency department of Naas General at 8am this morning, with 3 admitted patients were waiting in wards elsewhere in the hospital for beds.
The number is a significant decrease compared to Tuesday's figure, when 41 patients were awaiting beds - the highest figure nationally.
On Wednesday at 8am, 385 people were awaiting beds, throughout Ireland's hospitals.
87 were waiting in wards elsewhere in the hospitals, while 298 were waiting in hospital emergency departments.