Barry J Whyte

Barry J Whyte

Barry J Whyte joined The Sunday Business Post in 2013 as a business reporter. Whyte spent the previous four years in New York, where he worked as the web editor for Institutional Investor magazine. He has worked in the past for the Phoenix magazine and RTE.ie. He studied at DIT, UCD and Columbia Journalism School.

Ryanair's shares continue to slide on strike news

Ryanair's shares continue to slide on strike news

Threats of strike are growing in Spain, Germany and Italy after Irish pilots' announcement

‘One of the critical things we shouldn’t do is paint false dawns’ – Aryzta chair McGann

‘One of the critical things we shouldn’t do is paint false dawns’ – Aryzta chair McGann

The question is now: has Aryzta really turned a corner, and if so, what do the next few quarters hold?

€12 million transfer boost for Irish-linked football firm

€12 million transfer boost for Irish-linked football firm

he company notes in its recently released accounts that it earned €12.4 million arising from the transfer of two players this year

Cork biomass firm gears up for €17 million reverse takeover

Cork biomass firm gears up for €17 million reverse takeover

Eqtec, formerly React, will buy the much larger Spanish energy firm Eqtec Iberia

Profit & Loss

Profit & Loss

Who's up and who's down in private Irish businesses this week?

United Oil & Gas hoping to crack the champions league

United Oil & Gas hoping to crack the champions league

The head of United Oil & Gas is convinced that his company’s latest round of deal-making will see it in the big time before long

Bord na Mona planning toxic waste dump in Kildare

Bord na Mona planning toxic waste dump in Kildare

Semi-state company is looking to dump 85,000 tons of hazardous waste a year

Amnesty ‘at a loss’ over SIPO ‘reversal’

Amnesty ‘at a loss’ over SIPO ‘reversal’

SIPO wrote to Amnesty to tell them they had to return a €137,000 donation from George Soros’s foundation

Energy woes for Microsoft data centre

Energy woes for Microsoft data centre

The company was forced to build its own generator because the local electricity transmission network hasn’t been upgraded quickly enough to meet the surge in demand from the data centre

Goodman’s son eyes expansion of construction firm to Dublin

Goodman’s son eyes expansion of construction firm to Dublin

Urban Life is currently in discussions with An Bord Pleanála over its plans to build 142 houses on the outskirts of Dundalk

Profit & Loss: Inside the world of private Irish businesses

Profit & Loss: Inside the world of private Irish businesses

Facebook Ireland, the National Leprechaun Museum, Fitbit International and the Beacon Medical Group

Barry J Whyte  on Business

Barry J Whyte on Business

Ireland’s car market exceeds the speed limit

Rory McIlroy's management company losses rise to $127m in 2016

Rory McIlroy's management company losses rise to $127m in 2016

Huge write-down in value of golfer's IP and trademarks generated hefty losses last year

Teeling’s distillery lobbied council over whiskey storage plan

Teeling’s distillery lobbied council over whiskey storage plan

Teeling is looking to build 13 large storage units on a site just outside Kilcurry

Data breach at Bank of Ireland

Data breach at Bank of Ireland

Data breach arose “following an error by a third party supplier providing HR services to the bank”