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.

Hitting the low notes

Hitting the low notes

Two decades ago, author Matt Haig nearly succumbed fatally to a huge depression. Today, he overcomes his demons through the power of talking about them, writes Nadine O’Regan

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If you search your heart, you’ll find there’s one true music venue in which your soul rejoices: and for our columnist, it has to be Whelan’s

Online radio station to plug local rockers

Online radio station to plug local rockers

Irish musicians are set to receive a boost with the development of a new online station which wil...

Herself, Her Way

Herself, Her Way

Clare Dunne started off with an impromptu spoken word performance at her uncle’s 60th birthday party. Just two years later, she’s making a film with Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan.

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Watching the Channel 4 sitcom Derry Girls these days is not so much an entertainment experience as a statement of cultural pride and patriotism

A sabbatical in France reveals a twisted, slippery family history

A sabbatical in France reveals a twisted, slippery family history

A grippingly well-told story, situated in a middle ground between highbrow literature and the thriller genre, The Snakes seethes with intrigue for the duration of its 438 pages

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For far too long, we’ve regarded artists and celebrities as gods instead of humans. The horrifying new Michael Jackson documentary reminds us that it’s time to put a stop to all that

'I’m trying to create a conversation’: David Gray

'I’m trying to create a conversation’: David Gray

On the occasion of album number 11, singer-songwriter David Gray opens up about having posh kids, making it in music – and crashing a west Cork charity gig with none other than Nick Cave

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Mandatory calorie counting in restaurants will surgically extract a lot of the joy of eating out – but let’s face it, it’s a necessary evil

Taut thriller unspools itself in the Scottish Highlands

Taut thriller unspools itself in the Scottish Highlands

Fiction: The Hunting Party, By Lucy Foley, Harper Collins, €16.45 If you love the kind of thril...

Queens Of Noise

Queens Of Noise

They grew up on lo-fi 1990s guitar pop and their track Gay Girls has been nominated for best song in this year’s Choice Music Prize. They’re Pillow Queens, and they’re coming soon to a summer festival near you, writes Nadine O’Regan

Taken down: Liam Neeson

Taken down: Liam Neeson

Over the past week, thousands of former fans have called for him to be 'cancelled' – and their anger has its roots in an extraordinary interview given by the actor recently on a New York junket to promote his new film Cold Pursuit

The stuff of legend: Talos

The stuff of legend: Talos

You mightn’t have heard of Cork-born Eoin French, but ten million Spotify listeners have - and his music project Talos, named after a Greek myth, will be delivering shimmering pop-inflected electronica to millions of US television viewers very shortly

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Most of us squirm when we’re asked to big ourselves up, yet we seem to love a whopper-telling chancer, as our reaction to the AJ Finn literary scandal shows

All your demons and fears in a box

All your demons and fears in a box

Willy Vlautin and his band the Delines’ new album The Imperial is finally out, but its gestation process wasn’t without real trauma, he tells Nadine O’Regan