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.

Off Message: How we talk about suicide

Off Message: How we talk about suicide

If young musicians are writing about anxiety and suicide ideation, is it a good idea for parents to let their teens listen to it?

Chain reaction: Belfast author Adrian McKinty on the stroke of luck that saved his career

Chain reaction: Belfast author Adrian McKinty on the stroke of luck that saved his career

After eviction and financial reality hit him and his family hard, Belfast-born novelist Adrian McKinty was about to give up writing. Then fate, an agent and Stephen King intervened

Donohoe: I’m a writer, not a ruler

Donohoe: I’m a writer, not a ruler

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has ruled out becoming Taoiseach – but says he wants to wr...

Gavin Friday, Ute Lemper and Jia Tolentino on finding a new voice through art

Gavin Friday, Ute Lemper and Jia Tolentino on finding a new voice through art

In an age of amplification by social media, how can artists best serve the causes they wish to represent? For Gavin Friday and other artists, it’s about getting involved with the right issues

Off Message: The joy of ageing disgracefully

Off Message: The joy of ageing disgracefully

Why do we feel pressured to settle down early, get married and have kids? The idea of sprinting through life stages is a cultural hangover from a bygone era – there’s nothing wrong with slow-motion ageing

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More and more of us are expected to be available to our employers outside work hours, for no extra pay. We’re reluctant to ignore the calls and emails, even on holiday, for fear of undermining our careers. It’s a problem that requires government action

Teenage rampage: Billie Eilish profiled

Teenage rampage: Billie Eilish profiled

From producing homemade music in her bedroom with her brother, Eilish has risen to become one of the most influential new artists in the world today

Keeping things fresh: Derry Clarke on his Electric Picnic spot

Keeping things fresh: Derry Clarke on his Electric Picnic spot

An intensely personal motivation lies behind L’Ecrivain owner Derry Clarke’s upcoming appearance at the Banquet segment of this year’s Electric Picnic

Taste for property killing off food trade, says L’Ecrivain owner

Taste for property killing off food trade, says L’Ecrivain owner

Derry Clarke told The Sunday Business Post that big investors were creating financial hardship for independent restaurants in the capital.

French singer set for a right royal Electric Picnic

French singer set for a right royal Electric Picnic

Star eager to make up for RDS no-show last year

Writer's stock: Joseph O'Connor on literature and the Leaving Cert

Writer's stock: Joseph O'Connor on literature and the Leaving Cert

Joseph O’Connor’s latest novel Shadowplay tells the story of a young Bram Stoker and examines the difficulties of the writing life. But for O’Connor, writing for a living is a dream come true

Album reviews

Album reviews

Singer - Songwriter Fionn Regan Cala (Abbey Records) Fionn Regan’s enchanting sixth album, en...

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For young people in today’s Ireland, defining their sexuality as strictly one thing or another is passé. Our teens and 20-somethings recognise that life is not so straightforward, and that’s surely a sign of progress

Playwright Lisa Tierney-Keogh on passion and politics

Playwright Lisa Tierney-Keogh on passion and politics

For playwright Lisa Tierney-Keogh, theatre is the family business. But despite her pedigree, no one could have predicted what she would go on to do

Off Message: Nadine O'Regan's growing eco-guilt

Off Message: Nadine O'Regan's growing eco-guilt

The availability of cheap products, from festival tents to Penneys clothes, has contributed to a throwaway culture that is ruining our planet. It’s time to stop making plastic promises and take action