Úna-Minh Kavanagh is a freelance Irish creator who makes Irish language, travel, anti-racism, mental health, and video game content.
She was born in Hanoi, Vietnam and was adopted at just a few days old. She has lived in Ireland since she was a baby and is a fluent Irish speaker.
Anseo is her first book – published by New Island in October 2019.
A proud Kerrywoman, she has a BA in Irish and Journalism from Dublin City University. Her work has been featured on Lonely Planet, TG4, the Irish Times, the Irish Independent, and more.
She was named Social Activist of the year in 2017 at U Magazine 30 Under 30 Awards and her work has been nominated for several blog awards. A lover of video games and geek culture, she is still over the moon that she has managed to incorporate both into her working life.
Úna-Minh adores the nuances, creativity, and history that comes with languages and is a champion of the Irish language. Her aim is to create accessible content that enhances the world around her.
Winner Social Activist 2017 at U Magazine 30 Under 30 Awards
Five-times nominated, shortlisted and finalist in the Blog Awards Ireland
Top 4 in the Travel Media Awards
Local Winner Tralee & District and Regional Finalist in Soroptimist Internationa