Emma off to Tenerife with family for hols
It is not a secret - but it is senselessly cruel - that Emma Hannigan's cancer has come back 10 times since she was first diagnosed in 2007.
The Gwyneth Paltrow look-alike and bestselling author of, among others, The Secrets We Share, has been, she tells me, in "a bunker having chemotherapy at Blackrock Clinic.
"Not the most social-sounding stuff really!" she laughed.