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.

Governments must step up after latest Facebook scandal

Governments must step up after latest Facebook scandal

The findings of a Channel 4 documentary were so extreme that Ireland’s biggest marketing communications group Core stopped advertising on Facebook last Wednesday for more than 24 hours to talk to clients and consult the platform

Deadpan signs on for international film

Deadpan signs on for international film

Netflix deal for Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope

Newswhip signs key deal with Snapchat owner

Newswhip signs key deal with Snapchat owner

Dublin-based news analytics company Newswhip has signed a major partnership deal with $20-billion...

Core pulled Facebook ads after TV revelations

Core pulled Facebook ads after TV revelations

Ireland’s biggest marketing communications group Core stopped advertising on Facebook last week...

Success of TV crime drama to hang on the wild beauty of Donegal

Success of TV crime drama to hang on the wild beauty of Donegal

Zanzibar will co-produce the series, based on the Inishowen Mysteries trilogy by Andrea Carter, with German company Hold the Page

Growing the Gaeltacht

Growing the Gaeltacht

Údarás na Gaeltachta boss Micheál Ó hÉanaigh has made protecting and promoting the Gaeltacht regions his life’s work. He sees their locations as opportunities to combine modern enterprise with living in some of the most beautiful places on earth

New venture seeks Irish firms for Chinese funds

New venture seeks Irish firms for Chinese funds

A platform that allows English-speaking companies to pitch to Chinese investors and trade partner...

Caterers invest €2m at Shannon Airport

Caterers invest €2m at Shannon Airport

EFG Inflight grows turnover by 40 per cent

Harry and Meghan get their names in... amino acids

Harry and Meghan get their names in... amino acids

Tech hub Dogpatch Labs give ‘most unusual gift ever’

RTÉ editors clash over World Cup match

RTÉ editors clash over World Cup match

There was a clash of opinions among RTÉ’s senior editorial staff and its managing director of ...

Charities Regulator case struck out

Charities Regulator case struck out

The challenge had been taken by the former chief executive of Ataxia Ireland against the findings of a Charities Regulator report into the charity

Chasing Returns raises €600k in funding round

Chasing Returns raises €600k in funding round

Fintech company Chasing Returns has raised €600,000 in its second round of funding as the compa...

Hitting high notes by mixing cinema with classical

Hitting high notes by mixing cinema with classical

Cork native Maggie O’Herlihy specialises in combining showings of classic movies with live orchestral performances. Now she wants to bring her productions to Ireland, writes Colette Sexton

High success rate for North’s Housing First placements

High success rate for North’s Housing First placements

The Housing First model is due to be rolled out by the government in Ireland

Potential competitors a must-watch for Netflix

Potential competitors a must-watch for Netflix

Traditional TV networks worry about the impact of Netflix on their viewing numbers, but Netflix is more concerned about the likes of Apple and Disney building up their streaming services