Our featured journalist this week is Úna-Minh Kavanagh, freelance journalist and blogger.
Úna-Minh grew up in Tralee Co. Kerry before moving to Dublin to study Irish and Journalism in Dublin City University. While in college she was both deputy editor and editor for the Irish section of DCU’s newspaper ‘The College View’, as well as presenting an Irish radio programme on DCU FM. She also worked as content editor for justeat.ie.
After graduating from DCU Úna-Minh worked as a community journalist for WorldIrish. From there she began working at Her.ie, as a fulltime staff writer covering daily features that appeared on the site, with focus on the ‘Food & Drink’ section. In 2014 Úna-Minh trained on a 12 week certificate intensive course at Ballymaloe Cookery School. She is a See Change Ambassador for Mental Health, and has written numerous articles around the topic of mental health. Úna-Minh recently revealed she runs the @IrishJobFairy and @internfairy Twitter accounts. She also runs spillthebeans.ie, as well as Irish Food Lovers and Food Blog Chat group on Facebook.
Keep up to date with Úna-Minh on Twitter, Linkedin and on her website, unakavanagh.com
Anna Henderson @Anna_Hend