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.

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Tagging, refuse collection and public urination aren’t the sexiest of subjects, but when it comes to the looming local elections, they’re the ones that matter

‘I don’t give a damn about my reputation. I’m 55. I have no shame. I’m not about politics. I don’t care enough’

‘I don’t give a damn about my reputation. I’m 55. I have no shame. I’m not about politics. I don’t care enough’

American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis insists that he ignores the furore over his contempt for liberals, his refusal to vote and his defence of Trump, yet he seems to revel in the spotlight, writes Nadine O’Regan

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Is the internet generation more interested in watching screens than having bedroom scenes of their own? The latest episode suggests so

Better living through music

Better living through music

Music isn’t just an art form: it’s a route to health and wellbeing, which is why a new nationwide programme of concerts, orchestras and other initiatives from the National Concert Hall is here for your playing and listening enjoyment

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Making Caster Semenya take medication to artificially reduce her testosterone levels seems like a very mean, and highly questionable, attempt to force an athlete off the podium

It’s Savage craic: Doyle’s comforting and comical collection

It’s Savage craic: Doyle’s comforting and comical collection

Charlie Savage is a Dublin grandfather who might be old-fashioned in some respects - he’s a pint drinker, a gruff talker and he loves shouting at the telly - but he’s also a man alive to the modern world

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There’s no faster way for a Generation X-er to look like a has-been than engaging in a spot of millennial-bashing. It’s getting tiresome and it’s time to give the younger generation their due

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

POP/ROCK Vampire Weekend: Father of The Bride (Columbia) For many music fans, Vampire Weekend’...

‘I think the reason I get on well with porn people is that I’m not dissimilar to them. They’re creative people and they’re on the outside, and I’ve always felt like an outsider’

‘I think the reason I get on well with porn people is that I’m not dissimilar to them. They’re creative people and they’re on the outside, and I’ve always felt like an outsider’

From psychology-driven books, TV documentaries and screenplays to his recent podcasts investigating the adult film industry, Jon Ronson’s career is nothing if not varied. But one common thread is his holding a light up to people on the fringes.

Handel’s hidden history

Handel’s hidden history

The private life of the master of Baroque, Georg Fredrich Handel, remains a mystery – one Eibhear Walshe explores in his latest novel

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When powerful women like Beyoncé open up about the struggles they face, they help the rest of us understand that there is no such thing as perfect

Nervous student: The science of the brain

Nervous student: The science of the brain

Neurologist Niall Tubridy reveals a questioning mind and gets under his patients’ skin while he reflects on his own methods and motivations in his fascinating memoir

‘We were writing privately and then we let each other in and realised how much it meant to us. We could suddenly see this sense of purpose’

‘We were writing privately and then we let each other in and realised how much it meant to us. We could suddenly see this sense of purpose’

Dublin band Fontaines DC might put you in mind of the Clash and the Sex Pistols, but the group are full of ideas and started life as a poetry collective - all the better to inject their exhilarating sound with lyrical resonance, writes Nadine O’Regan

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We cannot stick our heads in the sand and pretend that Lisa Smith, the Isis bride, does not exist. If we are to have any hope of combating radicalisation, we must first understand it

Album reviews

Album reviews

ALT-POP Billie Eilish : When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Darkroom/Interscope) Billie Ei...