9 Black Irish and Irish People of Colour to follow on TikTok

Across all social media platforms both in Ireland and abroad, you’ll discover fantastic creators who are making content to suit all tastes. One of the latest platforms to make waves in recent times is TikTok.

Whether you’re into travel, Irish humour or social commentary (to name a few), it’s great to see the diverse range of TikTokers based in Ireland.

Here are nine Black Irish and Irish people of colour to follow:

1. makeupbyjade_1

Jade Foley is a fantastic makeup artist and model whose creations are absolutely stunning.

@makeupbyjade_1

i actually kill this transition every time Idc ##fyp ##foryou ##goviral ##Coming2America##QuickerPickerRapper ##makeup ##CoolRanchDance ##transition

♬ Tasty Carrots by Shou – goalsounds

2. bonbonod14

Boni Odoemene is the co-founder of Black and Irish (also on TikTok). He creates content to do with Ireland as well as covering topics like Black History Month and Irish lingo.

@bonbonod14

Reply to @black_andirish back with Part 5: Tom Molineaux 🥊 🖤☘️##irish ##history ##ireland ##black ##blackirish ##blackhistory

♬ Irish Music 1 – The Irish Folk

3. higovisuals

Christian Figuera (Higo) is a visual content creator who highlights his travels across Ireland and abroad!

@higovisuals

suggestions on where this summer?##ireland ##fyp ##film ##awakenireland ##aesthetic ##staycation ##stpatricksday

♬ After life x Tongue Tied – Rona.Bois

4. Joshua Nueva

Josh was born in the Philippines and is now based in County Mayo. He posts fantastic videos of the Irish countryside and gems from his home county. You can read about Joshua’s story on site here.

@joshuanueva

The tropical blue waters of Old Head Beach with the view of Croagh Patrick is a must visit for any road trip ☘️

♬ original sound – Joshua Nueva

5. hennaspaghetti

A wonderful musician, this Irish-Indian content creator shares her love of music as well as topical social issues.

@hennaspaghetti

My fav song from Gaelscoil that I always hum lol 💚 ##ireland ##stpatricksday ##irish ##stpaddysday

♬ original sound – Hennaspaghetti

6. sodemtiktok

Sodem Solana is an incredible K-Pop dancer and gamer based in Dublin. I interviewed Sodem about winning the Grand Prize at the K-POP World Festival in South Korea here.

@sodemtiktok

Reply to @sam.trcy I wanted to show all the countries what Ireland was capable of 🥺 ##fyp ##dublin ##ireland ##trend ##viral ##gay ##lgbt ##kpop ##foryou ##4u

♬ how GREAT I am by Aj Greene – Aj Greene📺

7. riona22

Ríona is a wonderful Irish creator and fellow adoptee who really gives me a laugh anytime I watch her content. Her videos are fun and snappy with great slice-of-life content.

@riona22

He tried ##fyp ##greenscreen ##irish ##scottish ##gaeilge

♬ оригинальный звук – fhdhdjdhdh

8. Favourxmusic

This Irish musician has incredible vocals. Below is her beautiful cover of, ‘Make you feel my love’ by Adele. You won’t regret listening to her.

@favourxmusic

Make you feel my love🦋(cover). ##fyp ##foryoupage ##fyp ##foryoupage ##adele ##viral ###ireland ##irish ##viral ##adele ##singing

♬ original sound – Favour003

9. Finally, me! Úna-Minh Kavanagh

Shameless plug, I’m also on the platform. You can find me over on TikTok talking about things to do with the Irish language, general geekery and foraging.

@unaminh

Answer to @charliebig Thanks for the question! ##ireland ##Irish ##Gaeilge ##irishlanguage ##irishslang

♬ original sound – Úna-Minh Kavanagh 🇮🇪

It was wonderful to pull together this small selection of Black Irish creators and Irish people of colour and I’m looking forward to highlighting more for you all down the line. In the meantime, check out more articles below or my ‘people’ section on site here.

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I'm a freelance content creator and a journalist who has a strong desire to do as much as possible in the time I've got left on this planet. I got a taste for storytelling when I interned in Storyful many moons ago and since then have worked for places like WorldIrish (now Irish Central), Her.ie and Lonely Planet. I am constantly curious.

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