Beds in private hospitals need to made available to the State to tackle the coronavirus.

That's according to Galway West Sinn Féin TD Mairead Farrell, who says we have limited capacity in public hospitals, so it's important that private hospital capacity is made available.

The private hospital sector has about 2.500 beds -  a number of which are critical care and ICU beds, and she says this may prove essential in the coming weeks.

Deputy Farrell told Midwest News that Ireland needs to follow the example of Spain in taking private hospital beds under public control....

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