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.

Mars doubles up on stock in Ireland ahead of Brexit ‘Priority is to ensure supply,’ says country manager

Mars doubles up on stock in Ireland ahead of Brexit ‘Priority is to ensure supply,’ says country manager

The head of a major food and petcare company has warned that Brexit could lead to price increases...

BAM silent on penalty clause for early exit on NCH deal

BAM silent on penalty clause for early exit on NCH deal

The construction firm building the National Children’s Hospital will not disclose whether it wi...

A real trooper

A real trooper

Feargal Purcell’s army training provided him with a solid grounding for a career first in the government’s press department, and then in public affairs

Profile Jon Williams: A passion for news

Profile Jon Williams: A passion for news

Factfile Name: Jon Williams Age: in his 50s Appearance: slim, bald and fit Newsworthiness: he has...

A love letter to Irish media

A love letter to Irish media

Those of us in the Irish media can be slightly (cough) critical of each other from time to time so, before Valentine's Day, here are a few things I love about the other Irish newspapers

Pigsback sale to English firm nets €25m

Pigsback sale to English firm nets €25m

Mitchell’s RTÉ News London posting to conclude at end of July

Mitchell’s RTÉ News London posting to conclude at end of July

RTÉ has confirmed that the role will continue following Mitchell’s departure, and it will advertise the position internally in due course

AA swaps free advertising with RTÉ for traffic information

AA swaps free advertising with RTÉ for traffic information

The AA receives free advertising from RTÉ in exchange for the traffic and travel information it ...

Pigsback company is sold to travel giant for €25m

Pigsback company is sold to travel giant for €25m

Empathy Marketing, which runs Pigsback.com, was sold to British-based online travel deals company Secret Escapes Group

Revenue seized fake Burberry scarves worth almost €2m

Revenue seized fake Burberry scarves worth almost €2m

The scarves, which were valued at €1.89 million based on the price of genuine products, meant the total value of counterfeit goods seized in 2018 more than doubled compared with the previous year

Sports stars hit the jackpot

Sports stars hit the jackpot

The biggest Irish names are banking over €100,000 per deal in celebrity endorsements as they get more proactive in aligning with brands

Four MEPs refuse to disclose allowances claimed in Europe

Four MEPs refuse to disclose allowances claimed in Europe

MEPs are entitled to salaries and allowances that can be worth well over €250,000 annually. However, some of these allowances, including the general expenditure allowance of €4,513 per month, are unvouched

Media Matters Podcast: Jane Suiter of DCU's future media unit

Media Matters Podcast: Jane Suiter of DCU's future media unit

Jane Suiter talks to Colette Sexton about fake news, how to get more women on the air and the future shape of the media industry

Guinness Clear a clever ploy?

Guinness Clear a clever ploy?

I had to do a double take when the latest Guinness advertising campaign landed in my inbox

Cork healthcare firm to create 150 jobs as it aims to increase online sales

Cork healthcare firm to create 150 jobs as it aims to increase online sales

Healthcare21 chief critical of Brexit preparations