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.

Ireland’s hottest young literary talent delivers again

Ireland’s hottest young literary talent delivers again

Fiction: Normal People, By Sally Rooney, Faber and Faber, €15 Irish author Sally Rooney writes ...

Fever Dream

Fever Dream

Australian indie outfit Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever might have one of the clunkiest names in pop, but their music is mercifully a good deal easier to take to, writes Nadine O’Regan

From Love/Hate to Hollywood hot property

From Love/Hate to Hollywood hot property

Barry Keoghan’s sheer talent as an actor, aged just 25, has created a buzz around him reminiscent of a young Colin Farrell , while his professional ferocity and intense actorly approach calls to mind Daniel Day-Lewis

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The Presidential election is likely to be highly entertaining fare, but let’s not build up the job itself into something that it’s not

Fall into some autumn reading

Fall into some autumn reading

Autumn is the best time for bookworms, with a slew of new offerings from the world’s top authors hitting the shelves

Talking trash

Talking trash

Shirley Manson, the Scottish frontwoman of indie veterans Garbage, is excited to be coming back to play in Ireland for the first time since 1999

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The difference between our reaction to the refreshingly honest Carlow Rose and to a Pope who mumbles platitudes in response to child abuse reveals all we need to know about our nation’s problematic relationship with the truth

Perfect stranger - Nadine O'Regan meets St. Vincent

Perfect stranger - Nadine O'Regan meets St. Vincent

From a visual perspective, St Vincent curates her look with the panache of a Vogue stylist. Her music videos are original and almost cartoonish in their conception

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