Fianna Fáil is calling on the Health Minister to address the waiting periods in emergency departments.
The party says 4-thousand 349 patients over 75 had to wait more than 24 hours in A and E before they were seen.
The figures were taken from the first three months of this year.
Fianna Fáil's Spokesperson on Health, Wicklow T.D. Stephen Donnelly, says it’s a disgraceful way to treat our elderly: