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.

Sally Rooney has plenty to talk about

Sally Rooney has plenty to talk about

Rooney deals with sexuality and romantic disorganisation in her debut novel Conversations With Friends. But in reality, the forthright millennial leads a ‘quiet life’ and is angry about society’s pervasive millennial-bashing

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After reading Ivanka Trump’s new book about female empowerment so you don’t have to, let me share with you what I learned from it. (Spoiler: not a lot)

Author Colm Tóibín calls to replicate British abortion system here

Author Colm Tóibín calls to replicate British abortion system here

“If we don’t have the same system as Britain, then we will end up using Britain’s facilities, so that’s the only thing that will work"

Damien Dempsey: Speaking Through The Music

Damien Dempsey: Speaking Through The Music

He sees himself as ‘a Druid on the edge’, yet he embraces his ability to bring community to people. As he releases his seventh album, Dempsey discusses musical collaborations, spirituality and love

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There’s compelling evidence to indicate that a sea-change in our thinking and behaviour is afoot, so has monogamy been cast adrift on the shifting sands of sexuality?

Diarmaid Ferriter: The Irish debt to John F Kennedy

Diarmaid Ferriter: The Irish debt to John F Kennedy

JFK paved the way for his successors to come to Ireland, but he also embraced his dual identity

The holiday reading hot list

The holiday reading hot list

Raise up the parasol and lower the deckchair: here’s a list of literary gems that will help to while away those summer afternoons

Hawkins’ new potboiler flounders in the shallow end

Hawkins’ new potboiler flounders in the shallow end

CRIME Fiction: Into The Water, By Paula Hawkins, Doubleday, €20

School of hard knocks

School of hard knocks

When Girl With A Pearl Earring author Tracy Chevalier was asked to reimagine Shakespeare’s Othello, she tackled the play on her own terms by moving the action to a racially-fraught playground in 1970s Washington

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By creating a gender-neutral acting award, MTV has grabbed much-needed attention for itself and Emma Watson. For others, it just means one fewer opportunity

That Sinkane feeling

That Sinkane feeling

It started as a solo project, but Ahmed Gallab’s Sinkane has swelled to a six-piece band that’s sure to be one of the star attractions at the upcoming Body & Soul festival in Westmeath, writes Nadine O’Regan

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Moving house means a new start and deciding what matters, so maybe it’s time to admit that television no longer needs to be a part of my life

Something new: The Cranberries are back

Something new: The Cranberries are back

The band is back with a new album and a world tour ready to go – but frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan doesn’t seem very eager to talk about either of them

David Arnold: He shoots, he scores

David Arnold: He shoots, he scores

Arnold made his name scoring the sci-fi blockbusters of the 1990s – and classical audiences are lapping it up, writes Nadine O’Regan

Adversity reaction: the verdict on Sheryl Sandberg's sequel

Adversity reaction: the verdict on Sheryl Sandberg's sequel

Sandberg's latest book, Option B, may be less than perfect but that is precisely why it works