Wednesday 18 July 2018

Author hits €100,000 in cancer campaign

Emma Hannigan Photo: Caroline Quinn
Emma Hannigan Photo: Caroline Quinn
Geraldine Gittens

Geraldine Gittens

A fundraising campaign started by cancer-stricken author Emma Hannigan has raised €100,000 for Breast Cancer Ireland (BCI) in less than two weeks.

The mother-of-two (45) told recently how she was nearing the end of her long-running battle with the disease. The author has battled cancer 10 times.

After she revealed on her website that her cancer was terminal, she turned her attentions to raising funds for BCI, which backs pioneering research into the disease.

Yesterday the author tweeted that €100,000 has now been raised. "It's never too late to dream big, keep dreaming," she told her followers on Twitter.

"Thank you so much, please keep those donations coming in and don't stop until we reach the top," she added.

Thousands of people have been supporting her CURE campaign and have also helped her new book 'Letters to my Daughters' reach the top spot in Ireland, with Dubray Books also donating all profits to BCI.

Irish Independent

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