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.

VR firm launches educational platform Waterford Field of Dreams a virtual reality

VR firm launches educational platform Waterford Field of Dreams a virtual reality

Immersive VR Education, the Waterford-based software company, will launch a platform this week to...

Limerick hatches plan for €200m tourism destination

Limerick hatches plan for €200m tourism destination

City aims to attract half a million tourists every year to Shannon quarter

University of Limerick expansion to create 3,500 jobs

University of Limerick expansion to create 3,500 jobs

Construction on a €2 billion university town will begin in 2021

Let there be more light

Let there be more light

DublinTown has spent half a million euro on illuminating the city centre for Christmas, but its chief executive sees it as money well spent

No sign of a slowdown in influencer marketing

No sign of a slowdown in influencer marketing

Many roll their eyes and argue that influencer marketing can be a waste of money, but a report has found that influencers tend to have higher user engagement than the content generated by brands

UCC’s plan to negotiate the post-experts age

UCC’s plan to negotiate the post-experts age

University College Cork’s new head of media, Eoin Hahessy, is determined to play a role in reversing the current trend of evidence-based research being derided and undermined

Public Accounts Committee to pressure RTÉ over controversial self-employment contracts

Public Accounts Committee to pressure RTÉ over controversial self-employment contracts

Some 157 people, up to one in four of the 433 contractors at RTÉ, may have been misclassified as self-employed, a review by Eversheds Sutherland found in June

Mind the Gap Films cooks up international deal for recipe show

Mind the Gap Films cooks up international deal for recipe show

Makers behind Lords & Ladles in co-production negotiations Mind the Gap Films is in negotiati...

BoI denies giving bespoke mortgages to tech company staff

BoI denies giving bespoke mortgages to tech company staff

Dublin staff at an international tech company were told recently that through Bank of Ireland’s Bank of Work service, they would have access to a bespoke mortgage product designed for their company

Media Matters Podcast: Martina Byrne of the PRII

Media Matters Podcast: Martina Byrne of the PRII

Colette Sexton is joined by Martina Byrne, chief executive of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland, who talks about how the PR industry is changing

Sweet like chocolate: Lily O'Briens new €4m campaign

Sweet like chocolate: Lily O'Briens new €4m campaign

When it comes to advertising chocolate, campaigns tend to focus on the luxurious: either chocolat...

PRII to launch industry census as middle managers harder to find

PRII to launch industry census as middle managers harder to find

The first ever nationwide census of the public relations industry will be launched in the coming ...

Big Mountain has lofty hopes for Channel 4 series Programme will connect families using DNA testing

Big Mountain has lofty hopes for Channel 4 series Programme will connect families using DNA testing

A 15-part series by Irish company Big Mountain Productions will begin on Channel 4 tomorrow, and ...

Planned Tesco strikes in north-west could spread nationwide by Christmas

Planned Tesco strikes in north-west could spread nationwide by Christmas

Christmas might be cancelled for Tesco as workers at the retailer have voted in favour of strike ...

Thermo King invests €50 million in plant expansion

Thermo King invests €50 million in plant expansion

Thermo King in Galway has invested €50 million into its plant to increase its capacity. The bus...