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.

Spotify success spells trouble for record labels

Spotify success spells trouble for record labels

Independent artists bypass traditional record labels as they develop healthy fanbases online – without signing

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Finally a festival which doesn’t make you feel you’re too vintage to enjoy it. All Together Now, let’s raise a glass of Prosecco to that

Harrowing but clear-eyed essays on family and the female self

Harrowing but clear-eyed essays on family and the female self

NON-FICTION: Notes to Self , By Emilie Pine , Tramp Press, €15 Don’t be fooled by the unassum...

Finding her voice again

Finding her voice again

A cancer diagnosis in her early 20s made singer/songwriter Sorcha Richardson realise that life is short. Five years on, her ethereal sound has won her numerous admirers and she’s got an eagerly-anticipated debut album in the works, writes Nadine O’Regan

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Singer/songwriter David Kitt is emigrating due to the high cost of living in this country – and much of the reaction to his decision showed us why Ireland has increasingly become a cold house for artists

Album reviews

Album reviews

POP/ELECTRONIC All Saints: Testament (AS Recordings) From (still) superb songs such as Never Eve...

Sea spray and stillness

Sea spray and stillness

In which our correspondent Nadine O’Regan experiences the all-consumingly physical, beautifully mind-emptying qualities of surfing, then relaxes her battered bones at a five-star hotel - and reveals why you should do this too

Profile of Sally Rooney: Booking her place

Profile of Sally Rooney: Booking her place

At 27, Rooney is bringing out some of the most thought-provoking, challenging and intriguing fiction being published in Ireland currently

Queen of the sensual world

Queen of the sensual world

She released her debut single, Wuthering Heights, at 18 - and since then Kate Bush has created some of the most brilliant, surprising and beguiling pop music ever written. A true creative force of nature, as well as the possessor of that unmistakable voice, Bush turns 60 tomorrow - and she is still the pop artist to whom most others bow down, writes Nadine O’Regan

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As Eamon Dunphy bowed out of television last week with a characteristic flourish, it seems sad that a younger generation of broadcasters and journalists have no licence to emulate his old-school audacity and originality

Here we are now, entertain us

Here we are now, entertain us

Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of Nirvana legend Kurt Cobain, led grunge fans in pilgrimage to Newbridge last week to launch an exhibition dedicated to her father’s life

Album review

Album review

INDIE ROCK Dirty Projectors: Lamp Lit Prose (Domino) Brooklyn’s Dirty Projectors can never be ...

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There will always be those who decry a state drugs policy that informs as well as criminalises, but with cocaine and ketamine use spiralling, isn’t it time we made protecting people’s health more important than avoiding offence?

Iggy Pop a passenger on Underworld's journey

Iggy Pop a passenger on Underworld's journey

Two decades ago, Underworld ruled dance music and their 1996 piledriver Born Slippy was the soundtrack for a generation. Now they’re back, and they’ve got a very special guest on board

Exclusive: Frances Bean Cobain signs two-album deal with Columbia

Exclusive: Frances Bean Cobain signs two-album deal with Columbia

The daughter of Kurt Cobain readies herself for her first album release