Support pours in for journalist after sharing hate mail on Twitter

There was an outpouring of support on social media last night after journalist and marriage equality campaigner Una Mullaly tweeted a photo of a letter she received from a reader.

Support pours in for journalist after sharing hate mail on Twitter

In the letter, the writer claims that her recent cancer diagnosis was the 'will of God' and was connected to her support for a yes vote in Friday's referendum.

Una recently wrote a well-received piece in the Irish Times detailing her diagnosis with cancer and her struggles to accept herself as a lesbian.

A vocal advocate of marriage equality, Una is no stranger to criticism and even says this letter isn't the worst she's ever received.

Many tweeted their disgust at the contents of the letter, saying that no matter which way you are voting on Friday, this was deplorable.

Una has said she has no intention of making the name of the letter-writer public - the person signed the letter with 'Best Wishes'.

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