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.

Drop tears from Christmas ads

Drop tears from Christmas ads

Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy and cheer, but in recent years the trend for festive ads has been to pull on our heart strings

Power: The rise of China will change global relationships

Power: The rise of China will change global relationships

In the US there is broad agreement between Democrats and Republicans to push China to alter its unfair trade and economic policies, according to former US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power

RTÉ staff still waiting to be informed of employment status

RTÉ staff still waiting to be informed of employment status

A review by Eversheds Sutherland found in June that up to one in four of the 433 contractors at RTÉ may have been misclassified as self-employed

Intercom creating a buzz with clever use of content marketing

Intercom creating a buzz with clever use of content marketing

Tailored blogs and podcasts have helped customer messaging start-up reach €1.2 billion valuation

Underwater mining robot tested at Tipp hydro project

Underwater mining robot tested at Tipp hydro project

Technology has potential to unlock minerals worth €100 billion

Homeless executive paid €255,000 in finders’ fees to estate agents

Homeless executive paid €255,000 in finders’ fees to estate agents

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive began paying estate agents finder’s fees to identify and secure tenancies for homeless families last November

Supermac’s goes on the road again with five new motorway plazas

Supermac’s goes on the road again with five new motorway plazas

Supermac’s intends to open five more motorway plazas over the next number of years. Last week, ...

Media Matters Podcast: Alan Cox of Core

Media Matters Podcast: Alan Cox of Core

The head of Ireland's largest marketing communications company talks to Colette Sexton about changes in the industry, Brexit and Core's plans for the future

More departures put INM back in spotlight

More departures put INM back in spotlight

The media company's director of IT, Gerry Wilde, has retired after 16 years, while chief people officer Celine Doyle has left the company after seven months in the role

A guide to making real differences, from a woman of substance

A guide to making real differences, from a woman of substance

Environment: Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future , By Mary ...

Panadol maker launching €800k campaign to highlight Irish link

Panadol maker launching €800k campaign to highlight Irish link

‘We had a customer in Dungarvan who told us they never knew that Panadol was made in Ireland’

This company has been good to me. I needed something to do. It has never been financial. This is a family business

This company has been good to me. I needed something to do. It has never been financial. This is a family business

Tragedy led Vicki O’Toole to go from stay-at-home mum to managing director of the family packaging business, but it is a role that she now relishes

IT and engineering targeted by Brightwater after MBO

IT and engineering targeted by Brightwater after MBO

Brightwater Recruitment intends to expand through acquisitions following a management buyout. The...

Gainjet boosting private jet fleet at Shannon

Gainjet boosting private jet fleet at Shannon

€176m investment will bring plane count to11

Watchdog concerned over payment of finders’ fees for HAP

Watchdog concerned over payment of finders’ fees for HAP

The regulator for property services providers has said it has serious concerns about the payment ...