Cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has vowed to be with Charlie Bird when he scales Croagh Patrick in April.
The CervicalCheck campaigner said she will do everything she can to travel to Mayo for the event.
Th former RTE presenter plans to summit the mountain to raise funds and awareness for people suffering from terminal illnesses and mental health struggles.
Vicky vowed “Charlie, I will do EVERYTHING within my power to be at Croagh Patrick on April 2 to wave you and all my family and friends and our supporters off.
“THIS is my goal once treatment finishes at the beginning of March. Fingers, toes and everything crossed I will BE there with you.”
The former RTÉ correspondent responded to Vicky’s message online and said he was thinking of her.
There are a number of events taking place across Donegal to coincide with Charlie’s climb.