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.

‘I was really nervous when my parents saw it the first time. They’re very liberal people, but I was worried’

‘I was really nervous when my parents saw it the first time. They’re very liberal people, but I was worried’

Actor and playwright Kate Stanley Brennan comes from a well-known Irish theatre family - but that only makes things more complex now that she’s brought her semi-autobiographical play Walk For Me to the stage

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Enough of the gender wars! We’re meant to be adults. And the Gillette advertisement should be judged on its wider merits, not on whether it panders to women

Coming a long way

Coming a long way

Writer Billy O’Callaghan is making waves on the international literary scene with a novel set in New York. He also has new works in the pipeline. Just don’t ask him if he has any plans to leave his beloved Cork

The Abbey Theatre’s self-inflicted wounds

The Abbey Theatre’s self-inflicted wounds

The joint chief executives of the Abbey have improved the box office returns at the national theatre, but a little caution and humility might have helped

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Marie Kondo wants us to change our lives, by becoming less messy - but does her new Netflix documentary unwittingly reveal that some things are better left just as they are?

Ballagh comes out swinging on accusations of 'racism'

Ballagh comes out swinging on accusations of 'racism'

'It's about speaking truth to power,' says artist after claiming too many foreigners are running Irish cultural institutions

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Our reliance on social media is increasing steadily, and with it our levels of anxiety.

Folk hero

Folk hero

Cavan singer-songwriter Lisa O’Neill has just been lauded by the Guardian for creating the folk album of 2018, Heard a Long Gone Song, a collection of traditional airs and self-penned tunes sung in her distinctive, visceral drawl, writes Nadine O’Regan

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Women shouldn’t be told how to appear, whether it’s a glossy magazine asking us to slim down or Jameela Jamil telling us to look uglier for the benefit of of society

All the world’s a page

All the world’s a page

From memoirs to music, politics to sport, let Andrew Lynch and Nadine O’Regan be your guides to the must-read books of the year

Profits of gloom: Anthony Horowitz

Profits of gloom: Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz made his name as a crime novelist, but for his latest book he draws on source material that’s much closer to home

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In today’s enlightened climate, there’s no getting around it: a lot of our old favourite songs, films and books are going to have to go in the bin

Album reviews

Album reviews

TRAD/POP Damien Dempsey: Union (Sony) Damien Dempsey never gives less than 100 per cent in his m...

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Luxury might come with an accompanying sense of guilt in its consumer – but there are times when we should learn to embrace the little indulgences in life

Just for the record

Just for the record

Despite the rise of streaming through tinny computer speakers, many music fans are still prepared to pay a premium for perfect sound. And that’s a market expertly catered to by Noel Cloney of Cloney Audio, which has been selling top-quality turntables to audiophiles for half a century, writes Nadine O’Regan