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.

Irish media competitors must see bigger picture

Irish media competitors must see bigger picture

Resigning ourselves to the idea that journalism will eventually die and there is nothing we can do about it is, frankly, embarrassingly lazy

Hepatitis C tribunal racks up €174 million in legal fees

Hepatitis C tribunal racks up €174 million in legal fees

The scheme has cost over €1.18 billion, meaning that for every €6 a victim has received from the tribunal, lawyers have made €1.

Reasons to be cheerful

Reasons to be cheerful

The year ahead holds many unknowns for the sector, but bosses are largely positive about 2019, writes Colette Sexton

Media Matters Podcast: Lois Kapila of the Dublin Inquirer

Media Matters Podcast: Lois Kapila of the Dublin Inquirer

Colette Sexton is joined by Lois Kapila, Managing Editor of the Dublin Inquirer, who talks about the challenges of running an independent paper

ICTU slates €2.3m average salaries for company bosses

ICTU slates €2.3m average salaries for company bosses

It would take 230 years for regular staff to equal 2017 earnings of highest paid chief executive

Cadbury company stockpiles sweets ahead of Brexit deadline

Cadbury company stockpiles sweets ahead of Brexit deadline

Mondelez Ireland plans to bring in 19,000 pallets of extra stock

The year in media

The year in media

Acquisitions, departures, mergers, data hacks: newspapers were often busy covering their own industry in 2018

Plastic is out as Irish firm sells eco-friendly straws

Plastic is out as Irish firm sells eco-friendly straws

Limerickman sees writing on the wall for single-use plastic as bans introduced in parts of US and Australia

State to stump up extra €10m to help fund major BAM project in Cork city

State to stump up extra €10m to help fund major BAM project in Cork city

A funding crisis over a major Cork city development by BAM Construction, the company that was awa...

UL plans to build €35m campus in Limerick city centre

UL plans to build €35m campus in Limerick city centre

More than €35 million is to be invested in a new University of Limerick city campus. Currently,...

Irish biomaterials company sold to Ashland for $12m

Irish biomaterials company sold to Ashland for $12m

An Irish company that develops biomaterial solutions for the pharma and medical devices sector ha...

Spa consultants collaborate on new luxury product line Moss of the Isles

Spa consultants collaborate on new luxury product line Moss of the Isles

A luxury spa consultant who developed the spa at Adare Manor in Limerick is about to launch her o...

Force is with the winners of Skellig Michael permits. Boat operators compete for 15 lucrative contracts

Force is with the winners of Skellig Michael permits. Boat operators compete for 15 lucrative contracts

Boat operators are competing to become the chosen one, or rather chosen 15, to win a permit to la...

Union survey finds one in ten retail employees were attacked at work

Union survey finds one in ten retail employees were attacked at work

78 per cent of workers say their employers are not doing enough to keep them protected

Profile The RTÉ Guide : Cracking Christmas TV

Profile The RTÉ Guide : Cracking Christmas TV

Factfile Name: the RTÉ Guide Age: 57 Appearance: exclusively in print Newsworthiness: the Christ...