Mary Connolly is an ST7 trainee, currently on placement in Cork University Hospital. Vascular became its own distinct speciality in 2017 and Mary was amongst the first trainees to enter the new Vascular HST scheme. Since then interest in the Vascular Scheme has increased year on year. It is a diverse speciality, requiring an in depth knowledge of every part of anatomy and meticulous technical skills. Postgraduate education within the Vascular Programme is frequent and delivered by expert consultants on a regular basis.