Nadine O’Regan

Nadine O’Regan

Nadine O'Regan is Books and Arts Editor with The Sunday Business Post. Raised in Skibbereen, Co. Cork, she joined the paper as a freelancer contributor in 2000, after graduating with an M.Phil in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin. O'Regan has worked for publications including The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, Hot Press and Spin magazine (US), and served as a reporter for RTE's arts television programme The Works. A regular contributor to TV and radio shows, she also presents the Sunday evening programme Songs in the Key of Life on Irish radio station Today FM.

Supernatural heroes

Supernatural heroes

Room director Lenny Abrahamson and Star Wars actor Domhnall Gleeson are reunited in new film The Little Stranger, a subtle, downbeat, spooky period piece about people ‘who are beginning to fall apart’

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Ironically, the more openly we talk about sex in public, the more fraught our personal relationships are. We’re not short on discourse, but empathy

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

POP/ROCK Paul McCartney: Egypt Station (Capitol) There is no avoiding how ridiculous it is for a...

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Censoring other voices, no matter how offensive they may be, is an own goal for liberals everywhere, as displayed by the latest furore over Steve Bannon’s invitation to the New Yorker festival

Ireland’s hottest young literary talent delivers again

Ireland’s hottest young literary talent delivers again

Fiction: Normal People, By Sally Rooney, Faber and Faber, €15 Irish author Sally Rooney writes ...

Fever Dream

Fever Dream

Australian indie outfit Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever might have one of the clunkiest names in pop, but their music is mercifully a good deal easier to take to, writes Nadine O’Regan

From Love/Hate to Hollywood hot property

From Love/Hate to Hollywood hot property

Barry Keoghan’s sheer talent as an actor, aged just 25, has created a buzz around him reminiscent of a young Colin Farrell , while his professional ferocity and intense actorly approach calls to mind Daniel Day-Lewis

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The Presidential election is likely to be highly entertaining fare, but let’s not build up the job itself into something that it’s not

Fall into some autumn reading

Fall into some autumn reading

Autumn is the best time for bookworms, with a slew of new offerings from the world’s top authors hitting the shelves

Talking trash

Talking trash

Shirley Manson, the Scottish frontwoman of indie veterans Garbage, is excited to be coming back to play in Ireland for the first time since 1999

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The difference between our reaction to the refreshingly honest Carlow Rose and to a Pope who mumbles platitudes in response to child abuse reveals all we need to know about our nation’s problematic relationship with the truth

Perfect stranger - Nadine O'Regan meets St. Vincent

Perfect stranger - Nadine O'Regan meets St. Vincent

From a visual perspective, St Vincent curates her look with the panache of a Vogue stylist. Her music videos are original and almost cartoonish in their conception

Spotify success spells trouble for record labels

Spotify success spells trouble for record labels

Independent artists bypass traditional record labels as they develop healthy fanbases online – without signing

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Finally a festival which doesn’t make you feel you’re too vintage to enjoy it. All Together Now, let’s raise a glass of Prosecco to that

Harrowing but clear-eyed essays on family and the female self

Harrowing but clear-eyed essays on family and the female self

NON-FICTION: Notes to Self , By Emilie Pine , Tramp Press, €15 Don’t be fooled by the unassum...