Colette Sexton

Colette Sexton

Colette Sexton joined the Sunday Business Post in 2014. As well as being news correspondent, Sexton covers the media and marketing beat for the Sunday Business Post. A native of Co Clare, she holds a first class honours BA in History, Politics, Sociology and Social Studies from University of Limerick and a first class honours MA in Journalism from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Are direct marketers spamming your email inbox?

Are direct marketers spamming your email inbox?

Just when is it legal for a company to send you rubbish emails about nothing?

Limerick city site set for €160m revamp

Limerick city site set for €160m revamp

The 3.7 acre ‘opera site’ located on Patrick Street will turn into a new 50,000 square metre employment campus

Shortfall of €19,000 in Glen finances

Shortfall of €19,000 in Glen finances

Glen’s founder Kieran Rose resigned from the the board in the past week

At the mercy of religion

At the mercy of religion

The decision to give the Sisters of Charity sole ownership of the new €300 million National Maternity Hospital betrays the memory of Savita Halappanavar and other victims of the Church’s chokehold on modern Ireland, writes Colette Sexton

Fair City: a love story

Fair City: a love story

Fair City's executive producer Brigie de Courcy talks viewers, product placement and her own relationship with Ireland’s longest-running soap

More than half of NGOs’ €10.5 billion funding comes from the state

More than half of NGOs’ €10.5 billion funding comes from the state

Figures contained in report from Benefacts - the social enterprise that promotes the transparency of NGOs

Broadcast body rules out funds for online content producers

Broadcast body rules out funds for online content producers

BAI chief says additional funding raised from changes to the TV licence fee collection should be used to support radio and TV

Loylap targets US growth

Loylap targets US growth

Company plans to grow its workforce to 25 by end of 2017

Future of gay rights charity in doubt over cash irregularities

Future of gay rights charity in doubt over cash irregularities

• New chief executive quits • Queries over credit cards, political campaigns and undisclosed spending

The Irish Daily Mail's business of being in business

The Irish Daily Mail's business of being in business

Paul Henderson is pivoting Irish Daily Mail publisher DMG Media away from print, predicting casualties across the Irish media sector within a year

Reporting firm AQMetrics eyes expansion into Asia

Reporting firm AQMetrics eyes expansion into Asia

Company has incorporated in the US, with offices in New York and Denver, and another office in London

Communicorp’s night of long knives spells good news for Media Central

Communicorp’s night of long knives spells good news for Media Central

More job cuts are expected in a restructuring move which has already eliminated four executive roles at the group

Pharma storage firm plans big expansion into Belgian market

Pharma storage firm plans big expansion into Belgian market

Q1 Scientific has doubled the size of its Waterford operations

Rugby action puts team sponsors ahead of the pack

Rugby action puts team sponsors ahead of the pack

Who are Ireland’s most appealing sports sponsors?

'I don’t like being manipulated by a brand to support a worthy cause'

'I don’t like being manipulated by a brand to support a worthy cause'

Cause-related marketing or consumption philanthropy is now estimated to be a $2 billion industry, writes Colette Sexton