Padraic Coffey was born in Sligo and grew up in Tubbercurry. He attended University College Dublin, where he received a BA in 2008 and an MA in 2010.
After graduating from college, he worked in a freelance capacity for the Sunday Independent, as well as some other publications. This is his first book, which was inspired by his social media account of the same name. He currently resides in Vancouver, Canada, with his wife.
A vibrant miscellany of Irish life with an event for every day of the year, both recent – divorce, same-sex marriage & abortion referendums and Riverdance – and historical: the battles in Clontarf and the Boyne, Annie Moore’s arrival on Ellis Island, and reading the Proclamation on Easter Monday, 1916.