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Wednesday, 8th July 2020

Sharon pens children’s book to raise funds for Barnardos

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A file photo of Sharon Oughton speaking at the 2016 Drogheda TedX debate. Photo: Andy Spearman.

Drogheda woman Sharon Oughton runs a psychotherapy practice based in Fair Street. She has published a book for children recently with half of the proceeds going to the charity Barnardos.

She has extensive experience working as a senior team member in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and subsequently as Principal Psychotherapist/therapy lead in a specialist team at Crumlin Children’s Hospital.

So she knows a lot about children and what they like.

Which means she is well qualified to write a book for children. Which is exactly what she has done.

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The book, with Illustrations by Keir Campbell, is called Hero Girl and is Sharon’s first children’s book she is giving 50% of the sales proceeds to the children’s charity, Barnardos.

You are invited to Join HeroGirl on her adventures with her dog, Rupert! You can do so by purchasing your copy here:  

Hero Girl and her dog Rupert - one of the illustrations by Keir Campbell.

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