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.

Tribal passions

Tribal passions

Patrick O’Laoghaire of Dublin band I Have A Tribe admits he’s not cynical enough to play the music industry game

Creative streak: Joanna Trollope

Creative streak: Joanna Trollope

Trollope has written more than 20 novels and, at 73, still finds solace in her work

We all partied – but nobody more so than Depp

We all partied – but nobody more so than Depp

I can’t approve of Johnny Depp’s spending, but I can marvel at it

Finally, we’re living in George Orwell’s new reality

Finally, we’re living in George Orwell’s new reality

The only thing that the British author got wrong in his seminal novel was the title: it should have been ‘2017’

Michael Chabon: The Great Pretender

Michael Chabon: The Great Pretender

Chabon’s latest novel Moonglow presents itself as a memoir, but it's a novel that happens to draw on the US author’s real-life experience

Kevin Barry: Life and art with Ireland's literary alchemist

Kevin Barry: Life and art with Ireland's literary alchemist

With the advent of his debut full-length original play Autumn Royal, the Beatlebone writer feels like the young fella again

Humour, her: Alison Spittle

Humour, her: Alison Spittle

With her refreshing approach to standup, Spittle is a comedian on the up. Ahead of her show in Whelan’s, she discusses saying no to fear and yes to opportunity

Dancing with Wolves for dear auld Ireland

Dancing with Wolves for dear auld Ireland

By dancing for Trump, Michael Flatley has done the state quite a service

‘Talking is an art form, and  to me it’s the most vibrant, affecting art form we have.’

‘Talking is an art form, and to me it’s the most vibrant, affecting art form we have.’

Tommy Tiernan has been on a complex journey from stand-up to eponymous TV show

Donal Dineen making it on the outside

Donal Dineen making it on the outside

Dineen is hoping to revive the cult following of his early-1990s music show No Disco

Why it feels like 2007 all over again

Why it feels like 2007 all over again

Cranes dotting the skyline, new car sales, restaurants showing off ... does any of this feel a teeny bit familiar?

Profile: The Joshua Tree

Profile: The Joshua Tree

On the road again

Kleeman makes headway with her A to C of oddity

Kleeman makes headway with her A to C of oddity

FICTION: You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine, By Alexandra Kleeman , Fourth Estate, €17.25

An X Factor star for Trump and an Irish Times alt-right 'glossary'

An X Factor star for Trump and an Irish Times alt-right 'glossary'

Last week, Rebecca Ferguson agreed to sing for Trump and the Irish Times published an offensive glossary. Where next for left-leaning entrepreneurs?

Welcome to the club

Welcome to the club

More than a quarter of a century on from the original grunge explosion, Rush outfit Fangclub are keeping the flame alive