Wexford Magdalene laundry survivor shares her story: ‘They’d pull a crucifix cross from their belt and stick it into you’

Survivor recalls being locked in tunnel by a nun in New Ross and her gruelling fight for freedom and for justice

03/07/2022. Pictured at the Magdalene Laundry memorial ceremony in St. Stephen's Cemetery, New Ross. Pictured are the new memorial organisers, Mary Dunleavy Left, Theresa Doyle-O'Connor 2nd from left and Maureen Sullivan right with Mary Furness (2nd from right) who looks after the grave. Photograph: Patrick Browne

David LoobyNew Ross Standard

A woman who spent years in a Magdalene Laundry in New Ross has published a book detailing the abuse she suffered and how her identity was stolen when she went to work for nuns.