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.

It’s Savage craic: Doyle’s comforting and comical collection

It’s Savage craic: Doyle’s comforting and comical collection

Charlie Savage is a Dublin grandfather who might be old-fashioned in some respects - he’s a pint drinker, a gruff talker and he loves shouting at the telly - but he’s also a man alive to the modern world

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There’s no faster way for a Generation X-er to look like a has-been than engaging in a spot of millennial-bashing. It’s getting tiresome and it’s time to give the younger generation their due

Album Reviews

Album Reviews

POP/ROCK Vampire Weekend: Father of The Bride (Columbia) For many music fans, Vampire Weekend’...

‘I think the reason I get on well with porn people is that I’m not dissimilar to them. They’re creative people and they’re on the outside, and I’ve always felt like an outsider’

‘I think the reason I get on well with porn people is that I’m not dissimilar to them. They’re creative people and they’re on the outside, and I’ve always felt like an outsider’

From psychology-driven books, TV documentaries and screenplays to his recent podcasts investigating the adult film industry, Jon Ronson’s career is nothing if not varied. But one common thread is his holding a light up to people on the fringes.

Handel’s hidden history

Handel’s hidden history

The private life of the master of Baroque, Georg Fredrich Handel, remains a mystery – one Eibhear Walshe explores in his latest novel

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When powerful women like Beyoncé open up about the struggles they face, they help the rest of us understand that there is no such thing as perfect

Nervous student: The science of the brain

Nervous student: The science of the brain

Neurologist Niall Tubridy reveals a questioning mind and gets under his patients’ skin while he reflects on his own methods and motivations in his fascinating memoir

‘We were writing privately and then we let each other in and realised how much it meant to us. We could suddenly see this sense of purpose’

‘We were writing privately and then we let each other in and realised how much it meant to us. We could suddenly see this sense of purpose’

Dublin band Fontaines DC might put you in mind of the Clash and the Sex Pistols, but the group are full of ideas and started life as a poetry collective - all the better to inject their exhilarating sound with lyrical resonance, writes Nadine O’Regan

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We cannot stick our heads in the sand and pretend that Lisa Smith, the Isis bride, does not exist. If we are to have any hope of combating radicalisation, we must first understand it

Album reviews

Album reviews

ALT-POP Billie Eilish : When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (Darkroom/Interscope) Billie Ei...

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Books about burnout are ten-a-penny, but let’s not forget that the act of being busy is important for us emotionally and intellectually

Tvvin peaks

Tvvin peaks

After topping the Irish charts first time out, Conor Adams of All Tvvins has even more ambitious plans for his band’s imminent second album

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Album reviews

NEO-CLASSICAL: Beth Gibbons and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Henryk Górecki: Sym...

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As scores of children increasingly roam around the big summer music events, this seasoned festival-goer wonders if they really are ideal places to bring the little ones to

Rose McGowan on sparking a feminist revolution

Rose McGowan on sparking a feminist revolution

Rose McGowan still suffers ‘a tremendous amount of abuse’ after going public about an alleged sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, but she is proud to have made a difference