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A North Kerry woman is aiming to help fill vacancies in our health service by attracting Greek doctors to work here.

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There are currently 300 vacant consultant positions in the country.

Edel Mulvihill from Finuge who is radiographer lives in Athens with her Greek husband and three children.

She has set up a recruitment company to offer an alternative for Greek doctors who have been hit hard by the economic collapse there.

Tens of thousands of doctors have left the country and Edel is hoping to bring some of those to the Irish health system: