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.

Sontag’s legacy of brave thinking

Sontag’s legacy of brave thinking

AT THE SAME TIME, By Susan Sontag, Farrar Straus Giroux, €25.

Know the rules in the going home game

Know the rules in the going home game

A few weeks ago, a guy asked for my number.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - HILLARY 1984

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - HILLARY 1984

Two weeks ago, he was just another political strategist working in Washington. But now Philip de Vellis has been revealed as the creator of Hillary 1984, the anti-Hillary Clinton video that in the past two weeks has been watched by around 1.4 million

Comedy classic

Comedy classic

Neil Hannon’s latest album as The Divine Comedy has confounded expectations by scooping the prestigious Choice Music Prize and the man himself is only too pleased to savour the moment.

All music, no hype

All music, no hype

Ask any music industry person what they like most about the Choice Music Prize, Ireland’s recently established equivalent of the Mercury Music Prize, and the same answer will keep coming to you, steady and sure.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – ROBBIE WILLIAMS

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – ROBBIE WILLIAMS

Last Wednesday night, while Take That were triumphantly collecting their Brit award for Best British single, former member Robbie Williams was checking out a rather more gloomy vista: the facilities at the Meadows rehabilitation clinic in Arizona.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - DANIEL RADCLIFFE

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - DANIEL RADCLIFFE

Nude images of Harry Potter? Well, not exactly, but it’s something almost as worrying for concerned parents: nude pictures of Daniel Radcliffe.

Health and beauty

Health and beauty

The Goddess Guide, by Gisele Scanlon, HarperCollins, €18.

Culture

Culture

The story of U2’s success has been told by many, but never by the band themselves. U2 By U2, HarperCollins, €30.

Ireland

Ireland

Up Every Tree: The Bumper Book Of Bertie, by Martyn Turner, Gill & Macmillan, €25.

World

World

Ocean, by Philip Plisson, text by Christian Buchet, Thames & Hudson, €50.

Health and beauty

Health and beauty

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World

World

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Ireland

Ireland

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT - ANDRZEJ LEPPER

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - ANDRZEJ LEPPER

The storm brewing over the heads of Poland’s government looks set to continue as Polish prosecutors investigate claims that deputy prime minister Andrzej Lepper hired a woman to work for him on the condition she have sex with him.