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 Times staff agree to one-off payment

Irish Times staff agree to one-off payment

Eligible staff will receive the payment in their June salary

Salon software maker Phorest eyes IPO as it raises €20 million

Salon software maker Phorest eyes IPO as it raises €20 million

Founder of hair and beauty salon software company has ‘no plans’ to sell up

RTÉ rejects An Post licence fee claims

RTÉ rejects An Post licence fee claims

RTÉ has rejected claims by An Post that a crackdown on TV licence fee evasion would only deliver...

Supermac’s McDonagh plans €1m revamp of Athlone hotel

Supermac’s McDonagh plans €1m revamp of Athlone hotel

Supermac’s boss Pat McDonagh plans to invest more than €1 million in his latest acquisition, ...

Advent of GDPR gives An Post multimillion euro injection

Advent of GDPR gives An Post multimillion euro injection

An Post has experienced a multimillion euro boost on the back of new data protection laws. The ge...

Eighth Amendment nation’s ‘most important news story’

Eighth Amendment nation’s ‘most important news story’

Core Research has found that the repeal of the Eighth Amendment from the Irish Constitution was t...

Corkwoman Barry has the Pulitzer Prize in her sights

Corkwoman Barry has the Pulitzer Prize in her sights

The editor-in-chief of US Glamour reveals she couldn’t even tell her parents about getting top post as she had to wait for her visa

Funding for women entrepreneurs is ‘pathetic’: Sarah Friar

Funding for women entrepreneurs is ‘pathetic’: Sarah Friar

Square CFO Friar blasts Irish venture capital investors

Meaty rebrand sets Kepak up for further growth

Meaty rebrand sets Kepak up for further growth

Rebrand will see a new visual identity and company purpose, which is “meat at our heart, innovation our driver, nutrition our future”

Sponsors see growing value in partnering with women’s sports

Sponsors see growing value in partnering with women’s sports

Why are brands looking to women’s sport now for sponsorship opportunities?

Gender equality in Irish media

Gender equality in Irish media

Women are out quoted by men by a factor of three to one

Media Matters Podcast: Patrick Meade, partner and managing director at creative agency Boys and Girls

Media Matters Podcast: Patrick Meade, partner and managing director at creative agency Boys and Girls

Colette Sexton is joined by Patrick Meade, partner and managing director at creative agency Boys and Girls. They discuss what makes a good ad, what Brexit will mean for the industry, and whether Boys and Girls is up for sale.

Roscommon firm to launch toy farm fields in US

Roscommon firm to launch toy farm fields in US

Product already available in 100 stores across Ireland

Energy software company GridBeyond plans to double workforce to 80

Energy software company GridBeyond plans to double workforce to 80

The energy management tech company GridBeyond plans to double its workforce over the next three y...

National Concert Hall to fall silent for two years of refurbishment works

National Concert Hall to fall silent for two years of refurbishment works

It is likely that the hall, located on Earlsfort Terrace and backing onto the Iveagh Gardens, will be closed in either 2021 or 2022 for about two years