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.

The Scribbler: Wolff unveils plans for new Murdoch tale

The Scribbler: Wolff unveils plans for new Murdoch tale

A new biography of global media mogul Rupert Murdoch is to be penned by Vanity Fair columnist and author Michael Wolff.

In The Spotlight: Roy Keane

In The Spotlight: Roy Keane

It’s the match of the season: Roy Keane vs the Wags.

First Person: Paradise regained

First Person: Paradise regained

Eugene O’Brien’s hugely successful play, Eden, is being made into a film, but he is keeping quiet about his next TV project, despite the popularity of his previous show, Pure Mule.

In The Spotlight: Kenny Toal

In The Spotlight: Kenny Toal

Always properly defrost cheese pies. That was the lesson learned by regional newsreader Kenny Toal last week when, gripped by stomach spasms midway through his evening show, North East Tonight, broadcast from Newcastle upon Tyne, Toal realised he was

In The Spotlight: Robbie Williams

In The Spotlight: Robbie Williams

It’s Star Trek, Jim, but not as we know it.

The Scribbler: Children’s book festival launch

The Scribbler: Children’s book festival launch

Judi Curtin and Malachy Doyle will feature in the Children’s Books Festival 2007 which takes place from October 3-26 in venues across the country.

In The Spotlight: Keith Richards

In The Spotlight: Keith Richards

To think they used to say it was Mick who had the talent for publicity.

Working hard to fight those slothful jibes

Working hard to fight those slothful jibes

This isn’t something I like admitting to, because I know full well that it’s bad and wrong, but here goes anyway: I have a tendency to judge people by their jobs.

In The Spotlight: Fionn Regan

In The Spotlight: Fionn Regan

Wicklow-born singer-songwriter Fionn Regan has been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in Britain for his debut album, and the timing simply couldn’t be better.

‘Astonishing’ novel fails to make impact

‘Astonishing’ novel fails to make impact

AFTER THIS. By Alice McDermott, Bloomsbury, €16.15.

In The Spotlight: Justin Timberlake

In The Spotlight: Justin Timberlake

He’s bringing sexy back, you say? Spitting, more like. The man the paparazzi call Trousersnake has been alienating fans with his odd behaviour.

In The Spotlight: The Duchess of York

In The Spotlight: The Duchess of York

First Christopher Hitchens, now the Duchess of York: Paris Hilton is finding friends these days in unlikely quarters.

In The Spotlight: The Apprentice

In The Spotlight: The Apprentice

It was the ending the bookies hadn’t foreseen.

Tale of hidden secrets could go much deeper

Tale of hidden secrets could go much deeper

NINA TODD HAS GONE. BY LESLEY GLAISTER, Bloomsbury, €16.15.

In The Spotlight: Bruce Willis

In The Spotlight: Bruce Willis

Be careful: you never know who you might meet online. That was the lesson learned by a bunch of internet surfers recently when, on a website to discuss the new Die Hard movie, Live Free or Die Hard (or Die Hard 4.0 as it’s known outside the US), post