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.

'I’m trying to create a conversation’: David Gray

'I’m trying to create a conversation’: David Gray

On the occasion of album number 11, singer-songwriter David Gray opens up about having posh kids, making it in music – and crashing a west Cork charity gig with none other than Nick Cave

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Mandatory calorie counting in restaurants will surgically extract a lot of the joy of eating out – but let’s face it, it’s a necessary evil

Taut thriller unspools itself in the Scottish Highlands

Taut thriller unspools itself in the Scottish Highlands

Fiction: The Hunting Party, By Lucy Foley, Harper Collins, €16.45 If you love the kind of thril...

Queens Of Noise

Queens Of Noise

They grew up on lo-fi 1990s guitar pop and their track Gay Girls has been nominated for best song in this year’s Choice Music Prize. They’re Pillow Queens, and they’re coming soon to a summer festival near you, writes Nadine O’Regan

Taken down: Liam Neeson

Taken down: Liam Neeson

Over the past week, thousands of former fans have called for him to be 'cancelled' – and their anger has its roots in an extraordinary interview given by the actor recently on a New York junket to promote his new film Cold Pursuit

The stuff of legend: Talos

The stuff of legend: Talos

You mightn’t have heard of Cork-born Eoin French, but ten million Spotify listeners have - and his music project Talos, named after a Greek myth, will be delivering shimmering pop-inflected electronica to millions of US television viewers very shortly

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Most of us squirm when we’re asked to big ourselves up, yet we seem to love a whopper-telling chancer, as our reaction to the AJ Finn literary scandal shows

All your demons and fears in a box

All your demons and fears in a box

Willy Vlautin and his band the Delines’ new album The Imperial is finally out, but its gestation process wasn’t without real trauma, he tells Nadine O’Regan

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The feeling of exhilaration that came with the snow of March 2018 was from the joy of being told to down tools and stop working

A suspenseful doorstopper reaches deep into the mind

A suspenseful doorstopper reaches deep into the mind

Fiction: The Wych Elm, By Tana French, Penguin, €17.25 Some novelists make a splash in their ho...

Does the Bulger film cross the artistic line?

Does the Bulger film cross the artistic line?

An Irish director’s short film about the killers of James Bulger has received an Oscar nomination, and has made us wonder –again – what is permissible in the name of art

Beautifully crafted and deliciously catty tales

Beautifully crafted and deliciously catty tales

Kristen Roupenian has that rarest of skills as a short story writer - she delivers stories that hook you from the first paragraph, grabbing like a burr caught on a wool jumper

Album reviews

Album reviews

URBAN/POP Rudimental: Toast to Our Differences (Asylum/Atlantic) It is a mark of how much pop mu...

How to bounce back from burnout

How to bounce back from burnout

Siobhán Murray spent her early professional life as a music-industry minder, staying out late with the stars. Having re-trained as a psychotherapist, her book The Burnout Solution is full of tools for when the going gets overwhelmingly tough

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Social fossils from the past abound, but what about the recent revelation that women have been following a pointless contraceptive regimen for the past 60 years? And all to please a pope? That just beggars belief