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.

On Booker Beach

On Booker Beach

Dublin writer Anne Enright’s bleak and insightful novel The Gathering has reinvigorated the contest for the Man Booker prize.

The burden of Proof

The burden of Proof

Quentin Tarantino cannot stop talking.

Pride and passion

Pride and passion

Sebastian Barry ’s work hasn’t always impressed the critics, but that is never going to stop him writing.

The angle-free author

The angle-free author

Here’s the strange thing about Ann Patchett: you could, as I have done, read every single one of her novels and still feel like you haven’t the slightest clue about what she’s like personally.

In the Spotlight: Klaxons

In the Spotlight: Klaxons

Klaxons? In the words of one shocked blogger: ‘‘Wot?” Not since M People collected the gong in 1994 has the Nationwide Mercury Prize, the annual award for the best album recorded in Britain or Ireland, been bestowed upon such a controversial choice.

Music: ELECTRIC PICNIC

Music: ELECTRIC PICNIC

Stradbally Hall, Co Laois, August 31–September 2.

Return of the Rat Pack

Return of the Rat Pack

The Rat Pack magic continues to sparkle in a tribute show coming to the Gaiety this month.

In The Spotlight: Owen Wilson

In The Spotlight: Owen Wilson

It has been less than a week since the attempted suicide attempt by Hollywood ‘Frat Pack’ member and talented comedy actor Owen Wilson, but already the blame-laying accusations among the Alisters are circulating.

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.