GP services in many areas will be affected by a national protest by family doctors in Dublin today.
The National Association of General Practitioners says primary health care is in crisis due to government cuts.
Up to 500 doctors are set to protest outside the Dail this afternoon.
The NAGP says there's a recruitment crisis for doctors, with around half of all new GP graduates leaving the country to work abroad.
Dr Matthew O'Toole from Galway, President of the National Association of GPs, says many current vacancies cannot be filled...