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.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - TONY BLAIR

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - TONY BLAIR

When Tony Blair reported back this week on the G8 meeting in St Petersburg, the British prime minister found himself greeted by Tory ministers crying: ‘‘Yo! Yo!”

Drop it like it’s Hoff

Drop it like it’s Hoff

Death and the internet have one thing in common: they’re both great levellers.

Kitchen junkie

Kitchen junkie

In search of something different, author and editor Bill Buford gave up his job at The New Yorker to become an unpaid trainee at one of New York’s top restaurants.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - ZINEDINE ZIDANE

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - ZINEDINE ZIDANE

He exited the World Cup in disgrace, but the tide appears to be turning for France star Zinedine Zidane.

The weakest of the species

The weakest of the species

THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES. By Joyce Carol Oates. Quercus, €14.70

In the spotlight – Heather Mills McCartney

In the spotlight – Heather Mills McCartney

Topless photographs, spanking photographs and lurid allegations: even the attention-seeking Heather Mills McCartney might now be forced to conclude that there really is such a thing as bad publicity.

Teenage kicks

Teenage kicks

Let’s skip the sex question for a moment and move straight to the stuff that really matters to teenagers, shall we? I’m talking, of course, about footwear.

A cartoonish response to the Muslim war on humour

A cartoonish response to the Muslim war on humour

So the Danes have backed down, their bark replaced by a subservient whimper.

In the Spotlight: DR ROBERT ATKINS

In the Spotlight: DR ROBERT ATKINS

The Atkins diet makes you lose pounds, all right, just not the right ones.

In the spotlight – Crazy frog

In the spotlight – Crazy frog

If only Crazy Frog were real. Then you could kill him. Depressingly, the cartoon amphibian with the motorcycle helmet is becoming more and more ubiquitous with each passing ad break.

In the Spotlight: Demi keeps mum

In the Spotlight: Demi keeps mum

Did the press get punked this week or is Ashton Kutcher telling the truth when he says that his partner Demi Moore is not pregnant?