Padraig Reidy

Padraig Reidy is the editor of Little Atoms. He is Director of Editorial at 89up and has written and ghostwritten for The Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Observer, The Irish Times, The Daily Telegraph, The New Statesman, The Sun, and The Irish Post.

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Love is a bourgeois construct

Culture
Society

On Sally Rooney’s Conversations With Friends

“Beautiful like machines”

Culture

Sinéad Morrissey’s On Balance is a perfectly poised poetry collection

The Australian doctor who brought the sexual revolution to London

Culture
Society

The World League for Sexual Reform Congress was a milestone in sex and gender politics

Society

We shouldn’t shy from the fact that Brexit negotiations will be nasty, brutish and long

News

A good walk can do wonders for the constitution

Society

It’s all to easy to get suckered by the news we want to hear

American beauty, American horror

Culture
World

“Everyone’s allowed a past they don’t care to mention”
– America, Bill Callahan

At the Tenement museum in New York City’s Lower East Side, a week before the election of Donald Trump, a young guide explained to our tour group the discrimination that a young Irish couple would have faced in 1860s America, not-so-subtly nodding towards the modern xenophobia and racism propelling Trump onwards.

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