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.

Walking the traditional route

Walking the traditional route

Touring might be where it’s at for musicians financially, but virtuoso Martin Hayes still sees recording albums as a matter of ‘artistic necessity’, writes Nadine O’Regan

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What Harvey Weinstein did is nothing new, but perhaps the extent of the abuse he carried out and the subsequent reportage will unmask similar characters, and prompt society to respond to such cases with deserved gravity

'Writing music for fun': Paul Brady at 70

'Writing music for fun': Paul Brady at 70

Paul Brady managed to attain financial security before the downloading revolution laid waste to the music business – something for which the veteran singer/songwriter is eternally grateful, writes Nadine O’Regan

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Tom Petty's brilliant songs captured the confusion and pain, as well as the joy, of living. They were, as his daughter said this week, 'real American art'

Other voices

Other voices

Hard work and a devil-may-care attitude have propelled Otherkin to the status of the hottest new garage rock band in the country, writes Nadine O’Regan

Ballagh slams criticism of tax exemption for artists

Ballagh slams criticism of tax exemption for artists

The leading Irish artist has hit out at the growing controversy over the scheme, which is being reviewed by the Department of Finance ahead of the upcoming budget

Everything and the Girl

Everything and the Girl

Choreographer Emma Martin began her dance career with ballet classes at the age of three. Since then, she’s won a reputation for creating vibrant, relevant and contemporary work

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Overworked? Over-tired? Overwhelmed? Why not take Morrissey’s advice and hit the snooze button, as it could lead to a major change in wellbeing

Alone he stands: Robert Ballagh on life and art

Alone he stands: Robert Ballagh on life and art

At 73, Robert Ballagh still stands apart from the crowd in the Irish art world, retaining the maverick streak that has served him well down the years, writes Nadine O’Regan

When capturing the zeitgeist lets a deeper meaning get away

When capturing the zeitgeist lets a deeper meaning get away

FICTION: The Break, By Marian Keyes, Penguin, €20

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George Hook’s inappropriate musings on rape are part of a larger pattern: the more outrageous a media personality’s views and behaviour, the more successful they become

JP Donleavy’s life was as convivial as his books

JP Donleavy’s life was as convivial as his books

Like his book The Ginger Man, JP Donleavy was irrepressible, and seemed deathless

New film highlights support needs of teens with autism

New film highlights support needs of teens with autism

A new film about autism has been embraced by the autism advocacy community in Ireland, who say th...

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The Department of Education is depriving students of a key learning opportunity: to fail

Nicole Krauss: The way we live now

Nicole Krauss: The way we live now

In the uncertain age of Donald Trump, novelist Krauss is trying to pin down what it means to be alive in the early 21st century