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.

Hall says he wants to help troubled animal charity reach its ‘potential’

Hall says he wants to help troubled animal charity reach its ‘potential’

David Hall, who was appointed interim chief executive at scandal-hit suicide bereavement charity Console prior to its closure, said he believes AHAR will have a bright future

A family affair that covers all the bases of a changing Ireland

A family affair that covers all the bases of a changing Ireland

Inspired by the visit of Pope John Paul II to Ireland in 1979, matriarch Bridget Doyle is determined that her family will produce the first Irish pope

Riding the wind of change

Riding the wind of change

PR titan Edelman has transformed itself to pilot major brands through the stormy seas of the internet age, its global chief operations officer Matthew Harrington tells Colette Sexton

‘No relief for the squeezed middle: rents skyrocket and mortgages are tougher to get’

‘No relief for the squeezed middle: rents skyrocket and mortgages are tougher to get’

As recently returned emigrants who are working in the gig economy and have spent recent months searching for a home to rent, Russell James Alford and Patrick Hanlon of food blog Gastro Gays are the quintessential millennials

Dublin at the centre of Oath growth plans

Dublin at the centre of Oath growth plans

Yahoo parent company plans to hire 40 more employees, bringing Irish numbers to over 400

Sheils buys country’s oldest Ford dealership

Sheils buys country’s oldest Ford dealership

Co Clare company Sheils Motor Group has purchased Motorpark Galway, Ireland’s oldest and larges...

Farmer wants land worth €4.5 million exempted from vacant site levy

Farmer wants land worth €4.5 million exempted from vacant site levy

Allan Navratil’s land near Midleton has been included by Cork County Council on its vacant site register

Generation Rent can’t catch a break

Generation Rent can’t catch a break

Those trapped in the rental market as they are unable to afford their own homes will see little in Paschal Donohoe’s budget speech that will improve their situations

McDonald’s to stress homegrown credentials in new ad campaign

McDonald’s to stress homegrown credentials in new ad campaign

It might be a global company, but McDonald’s is keen to highlight its Irish connections. So muc...

Taxi software firm to cater for 100,000 drivers by end of 2019, says its founder

Taxi software firm to cater for 100,000 drivers by end of 2019, says its founder

iCabbi, which provides software for taxis, will have more than 100,000 active drivers on its plat...

Artomatix to go global with €2.7m investment

Artomatix to go global with €2.7m investment

Founded in 2014 by Eric Risser, Artomatix automates 3D artistic work

Elderly farmer goes to High Court against planning board

Elderly farmer goes to High Court against planning board

Putting farms on vacant site register is ‘CPO through the back door’

Becca’s Bunch hit the big time as Jam goes global

Becca’s Bunch hit the big time as Jam goes global

Jam Media has proved that animation is not just child’s play with a global toy deal. California...

Media Matters Podcast: Aoife Clarke on changing Lidl's image

Media Matters Podcast: Aoife Clarke on changing Lidl's image

The discount retailer's head of communications tells Colette Sexton how the company has developed its communications strategy, and why it has scaled back its work with influencers

ConsenSys Dublin staff numbers to top 110 next year

ConsenSys Dublin staff numbers to top 110 next year

ConsenSys Ireland will create an additional 50 jobs in Dublin next year, bringing its total staff...