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WATCH: Elaine Crowley gets tattoo to honour terminally ill friend Emma Hannigan

TV3's Elaine Crowley has paid a beautiful tribute to her terminally ill friend Emma Hannigan.

Emma has been battling breast cancer for 13 years and recently revealed that her

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illness had become terminal.

Since the post was published Irish authors, such as Marian Keyes, Melissa Hill and Carmel Harrington have rallied together in a bid to get her new book, Letters to my Daughters to

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number one in the Irish book charts, and they succeeded in doing so.

Elaine, who's an Ambassador for Breast Cancer Ireland paid tribute in her own way and got a tattoo of a unicorn which she revealed to viewers on the Elaine show.

“Emma Hannigan is the best person I know," she said.

"I became an Ambassador for Breast Cancer Ireland because of her, and she's still determined to raise as much money as possible for research.

"She gave me a voucher for a tattoo for my 40th, we were supposed to get one done together, but as Emma says herself, cancer robbed us of that.

"So we decided this was a good idea to raise funds for BCI, plus she knows I'm a big chicken and she got a great laugh when I sent her the picture of my Unicorn Ass tattoo!

"Friends don’t come any better than Emma, and everyone involved with BCI, we're not going to give up until we find a cure.”

To help raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Ireland text CURE to 50300 to donate €4.