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.

'The big screen is box office as cinema fans are on the rise'

'The big screen is box office as cinema fans are on the rise'

The growth in movie lovers is the perfect script for the Irish media industry, writes Colette Sexton

Irish web users are more sceptical of  ‘influencers’


Irish web users are more sceptical of ‘influencers’


Social media mavens are trusted less here than in other countries


Lights, camera, Brexit!


Lights, camera, Brexit!


With Article 50 talks going live straight after the British general election, Ireland’s film and TV producers smell opportunity. But can they survive a hard border?


There is no secret recipe that successful female leaders have been keeping from everybody

There is no secret recipe that successful female leaders have been keeping from everybody

Fionnuala Meehan combines being head of Google Ireland with her ‘day job’ as vice-president of Google Marketing Solutions. How does she juggle both?

Helixworks identifies Cork site for first Irish DNA foundry

Helixworks identifies Cork site for first Irish DNA foundry

The data storage company is backed by Sean O’Sullivan’s venture capital fund SOSV

PRL Group acquires print firm Custodian

PRL Group acquires print firm Custodian

Custodian has the former Dublin footballer Alan Brogan as its commercial director

Keyless access firm set to hit €2m in revenue

Keyless access firm set to hit €2m in revenue

Standard Access provides a combination of hardware, software and locks that enable secure access to buildings using smartphones

Google chief says it pays the tax ‘it is required to by law’

Google chief says it pays the tax ‘it is required to by law’

Fionnuala Meehan took over as head of Google Ireland from Ronan Harris last October

Van Turnhout: there are ‘other Glens waiting to be uncovered’

Van Turnhout: there are ‘other Glens waiting to be uncovered’

Jillian van Turnhout, the senator who investigated the LGBT charity’s finances, has warned that more cases are likely to come to light in the charity sector

Colm Lyon of fire

Colm Lyon of fire

He sold his first company for a cool €115 million cash, but instead of retiring Colm Lyon is back with a new business he believes can be even bigger

NCH seeks sponsors to form new quartet

NCH seeks sponsors to form new quartet

Dublin’s National Concert Hall wants to attract €750,000 from three-year partnerships for its family programme, and is open to discussions on naming rights

Hot Goss Media to invest €150k in video

Hot Goss Media to invest €150k in video

The company was set up by Alexandra Ryan in 2014

Comment: Influencers are here to stay

Comment: Influencers are here to stay

It's time to stop turning up our noses when it comes to so-called influencers in marketing

Home Care Direct to hire 6,000 Irish carers

Home Care Direct to hire 6,000 Irish carers

• Firm aims to raise up to €3m to fund Irish expansion and make profession more attractive • Demographics will lead to demand for more carers

Hairy Baby’s growth spurt

Hairy Baby’s growth spurt

The novelty T-shirt maker is gunning for turnover of €1 million this year – not bad going for a business that started with a joke