The Mater Hospital has one of the longest waiting lists for treatment in Ireland.
Figures from the National Treatment Purchase Fund show 31,254 people are awaiting to be seen at the northside facility.
It's the third longest waiting list in the country. Galway University Hospital has the biggest inpatient, day case and outpatient waiting lists in the country while 36,367 people are waiting for an appointment at Waterford University Hospital.
A new record of almost 687,000 patients are waiting for treatment in Ireland's public hospitals, according to the latest figures for July. It marks an increase of nearly 9,500 on the previous month.
Across the country, the biggest waiting lists for inpatient or day case treatment are ophthalmology, orthopaedics and urology while the longest outpatient lists are for Ear, Nose and Throat, orthopaedics and dermatology.