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Irish Times journalist Una Mullally has revealed she has cancer

She’s written about her diagnosis in the context of the upcoming referendum.

Mullally is also the presenter of TG4's Ceol Ar An Imeall Photocall Ireland! Photocall Ireland!

IRISH TIMES JOURNALIST, author, presenter and marriage equality campaigner Una Mullally has revealed that she was diagnosed with cancer last month.

In a piece published today the 32-year-old has written about her illness in the context of the upcoming marriage equality referendum, and details her anger and embarrassment at ‘stuttering’ her partner Sarah’s name to a nurse when asked for next of kin details in hospital.

I guess it’s hard to accept yourself when your country doesn’t.

Mullally is currently undergoing aggressive treatment for a large tumour in her stomach, while continuing to campaign tirelessly for a Yes vote, calling it a “good distraction”.

She’s spoken of the “hope, camaraderie, good humour and solidarity” amongst the campaigners and canvassers, and has issued a simple and clear plea and desire for equality.

Dustin the Turkey had a chat with Bosco about marriage equality and it was utterly delightful