and author Kathleen Ward for the launch of her powerful memoir A Violation Against Women: What Happened to Me at Our Lady of Lourdes on Thursday, 29 October, in Waterstones, Scotch Hall, Drogheda, Co. Louth at 6.30pm. The book will be officially launched by best-selling author Dr Harry Barry.
‘Kathleen’s courageous journey and search for truth is revealed in her harrowing story of personal loss and grave injustice.’ —Dr Harry Barry
At the hands of Dr Michael Neary, Kathleen Ward underwent an unplanned and unnecessary hysterectomy at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. In this powerful memoir, Kathleen relates her story with honesty and sincerity. For Kathleen, what followed was a dark period filled with debilitating panic attacks and an internal state of paralysis. However, Kathleen's account is ultimately one of personal healing and of how she successfully rebuilt her life following the procedure.