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.

Profile Graham Norton : Brought to book

Profile Graham Norton : Brought to book

Factfile Age: 55 Appearance: dapper, diminutive, ebullient Newsworthiness: the chat show host’s...

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These days, people don’t expect to make it in the creative arts unless they’re Instagram-savvy, picture-perfect commodities – so Anna Burns’s Booker win is surprising and welcome news

‘Why write something like this if you’re not going to be completely honest and risk something?

‘Why write something like this if you’re not going to be completely honest and risk something?

‘No one is going to read this book. No one is going to be interested in me writing about my life,’ academic Emilie Pine told her publishers when they offered her a book deal on the back of a long filed-away essay. But her first nonfiction collection, Notes to Self, has become a runaway hit, writes Nadine O’Regan

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Once, writing a children’s book was exclusively the preserve of those who were full-timers at it. Now it’s become an unlikely rite of passage for the rich and famous

The man who couldn’t be bought

The man who couldn’t be bought

On a Co Kildare farm, filmmaker Feargal Ward discovered what happened when all the force of international capital and state authority met an immovable object

Looking back and steaming ahead

Looking back and steaming ahead

Photographer Gary Nicholls’ latest mindboggling work draws its chief inspiration from steampunk, the science fiction genre that fuses futurism with olde worlde Victoriana

No place like home

No place like home

In Rosie, a stellar cast and production team have brought to heart-wrenching life Roddy Doyle’s story of a woman and her family who are unexpectedly plunged into homelessness

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Joan Freeman’s tale of lost love has added some much-needed romance to the presidential race, and I’m all for it

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Let’s not be too hard on Pigeon-Head Man. His surreal act of aggression has gone viral and helped draw attention to the housing crisis in Ireland

Norton loses ground in the rush to follow up on initial success

Norton loses ground in the rush to follow up on initial success

Fiction: A Keeper, By Graham Norton, Hodder & Stoughton, €17.25 What a strangely retro nove...

A Dog’s Life

A Dog’s Life

Former newspaper man John Grogan found himself a literary sensation after writing a book about his (and man’s) best friend, writes Nadine O’Regan

Album reviews

Album reviews

POP/ROCK Kodaline: Politics of Living (Sony) It was all going so well for Kodaline’s new album...

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News of Orla Kiely’s fashion business troubles came as a surprise to many last week, but not to this columnist

Doing it for themselves

Doing it for themselves

Trad-electronica duo Saint Sister tell Nadine O’Regan about asserting themselves in an industry full of perils as they prepare to release their debut album

The Villager is going global

The Villager is going global

Conor O’Brien of Villagers talks to Nadine O’Regan about his struggles, his new album, his faith, his contempt for the Church and his distress at the artistic exodus from Dublin