Skibbereen native, journalist Nadine O'Regan, will interview BBC presenter and author Graham Norton, as part of Bantry's literary festival next month.
SKIBBEREEN native, journalist Nadine O’Regan, will interview BBC presenter and author Graham Norton (pictured), as part of Bantry’s literary festival next month. The journalist, who works with The Sunday Business Post newspaper, made the announcement on Twitter recently, when she tweeted: ‘Delighted to announce that I will have the honour of interviewing Graham Norton at the West Cork Literary Festival on July 18th. Excited.’ Graham is one of several high profile guests and writers coming to the writing festival which has become one of Ireland’s most popular. This year’s line-up includes Mary Robinson, Tracey Thorn, Kevin Barry, Anne Carson, Tana French, Sinéad Gleeson, and Esi Edugyan, among others. Meanwhile, Graham Norton has been named this week as the BBC’s third-best-paid presenter, earning between £610,000 and £613,000, behind Gary Lineker (£1.75m) and Chris Evans (£1.25m). For booking see www.westcorkliteraryfestival.ie