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.

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PJ Gallagher, comedian, on: Tricking celebrities for Naked Camera...

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Artistic Licence: Living with lists

Artistic Licence: Living with lists

Last month, when JK Rowling revealed that Dumbledore, her wise wizard from the Harry Potter novels, was gay, New York magazine and Radar magazine, two of America’s most zeitgeisty publications, began work on a couple of articles.

First person

First person

Paul Muldoon: poet, rock guitarist (56)

First person

First person

Pamela Des Barres: supergroupie, 59, California

First person

First person

Pamela Des Barres: supergroupie, 59, California

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Stefan Ruzowitzky on . . . why we watch traumatic films

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.