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.

EU flood directive could cost Ireland €1 billion

EU flood directive could cost Ireland €1 billion

European legislation could force Ireland to spend up to €1 billion on flood prevention and reli...

‘Best ever’ sales stoke National Stud profits

‘Best ever’ sales stoke National Stud profits

The Irish National Stud tripled its profit in 2014, largely due to a successful year in yearling ...

Book review: A Fortunate Age

Book review: A Fortunate Age

Non-fiction: A Fortunate Age. By Joanna Rakoff. Bloomsbury, €22.60. Reviewed by Colette Sexton

Digicel: Road to riches

Digicel: Road to riches

April 2001: Mobile phone network provider Digicel is founded by Irish entrepreneur Denis O’Brie...

The who’s who of Digicel

The who’s who of Digicel

Denis O’Brien

It’s a long road to charity

It’s a long road to charity

In an ideal world, Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin, would discover the next ice bucket challenge.

Eircom’s Special Olympics sponsorship endures

Eircom’s Special Olympics sponsorship endures

Eircom has invested an estimated €15 million in its partnership with Special Olympics Ireland o...

Clerys closure: blood on the streets

Clerys closure: blood on the streets

There is growing outrage over the handling of the Clerys sale, not only from workers, but from politicians and the wider business community. Colette Sexton, Jack Horgan-Jones and Tom Lyons report

Planning the future of media and journalism

Planning the future of media and journalism

DCU’s newly founded Institute for Future Media and Journalism aims to bring journalism into the technological age while proving to technology experts that journalism matters

Doing the Cannes can pay off

Doing the Cannes can pay off

The Cannes Lions are the Oscars of the advertising industry and this year the Irish will be there in force.

INM to spend €500,000 to promote ad solutions

INM to spend €500,000 to promote ad solutions

Independent News & Media has launched a €500,000 campaign to promote its advertising soluti...

Pat the Baker readying bid for Irish Pride

Pat the Baker readying bid for Irish Pride

Pat the Baker, the Irish bread business, is lining up a bid for Irish Pride, the rival bakery tha...

Improved stroke treatment saves HSE €15m

Improved stroke treatment saves HSE €15m

The HSE has saved up to €15 million a year in nursing home costs after improving the awareness ...

Nolan links up with Cork web firm

Nolan links up with Cork web firm

HostelWorld founder Ray Nolan has formed a joint venture with Murrion Software, a Cork-based comp...

Birthday and boom time for PR firm

Birthday and boom time for PR firm

Economic crash was ‘a massive road bump’ that had to be overcome