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.

Off the ball: Dick Spring on life, sport, business, politics – and James Joyce

Off the ball: Dick Spring on life, sport, business, politics – and James Joyce

It’s been 15 years since Dick Spring last stood for election, but he has never stopped being a politician. Now he’s using his talents to help bring the 2023 Rugby World Cup to Ireland

Spring urges TDs to back Rugby World Cup bid

Spring urges TDs to back Rugby World Cup bid

Dick Spring, the former tánaiste and current head of Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bid, has warned...

Shannon Heritage told to pay staff for frozen salaries

Shannon Heritage told to pay staff for frozen salaries

Workers say Bunratty Castle firm promised to pay withheld increments when finances recovered; company carried out ‘significant’ capital investment at visitor centre last year

Dunnes Stores takes case against coffee chain BB’s over outstanding rent bill

Dunnes Stores takes case against coffee chain BB’s over outstanding rent bill

Grocery giant Dunnes Stores has taken coffee shop BB’s to court seeking a summary judgment over...

Furlong offloads more Datalex shares

Furlong offloads more Datalex shares

Low-profile investor Nick Furlong has sold off nearly €12 million worth of shares in Irish tech...

Investing for Ireland - but can ISIF do enough?

Investing for Ireland - but can ISIF do enough?

The National Pensions Reserve Fund has morphed into ISIF, the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund, but there are many who criticise what it does with the billions of euro it has to invest

Profit and Loss: Veolia, Mick Wallace, Daily Mail, War Ducks

Profit and Loss: Veolia, Mick Wallace, Daily Mail, War Ducks

Which Irish companies are up and which are down this week?

Under the bonnet of a scandal

Under the bonnet of a scandal

Current Affairs: Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal, By Jack Ewing, WW Norton & Co, €17.25

There’s been so much hype about distilleries...but the reality is most of them are not going to survive

There’s been so much hype about distilleries...but the reality is most of them are not going to survive

An international legal brawl with Pernod Ricard and the threat of expulsion from the Irish whiskey trade group have done nothing to dent André Levy’s ambitions

C&C’s key shareholders mop up ‘bargain’ shares

C&C’s key shareholders mop up ‘bargain’ shares

Drinks company share price has slumped substantially in past six months

Irish whiskey makers tussle over strategy

Irish whiskey makers tussle over strategy

André Levy, the owner of drinks distributor Protégé International, has called for the creation...

Meat company instructed to give workers pay rise

Meat company instructed to give workers pay rise

Rosderra Irish Meats told by Labour Court to give over 1,000 employees a wage increase

Gold bullion broker taps into Irish market

Gold bullion broker taps into Irish market

Rob Halliday-Stein says he is setting up the site to cater for demand from Irish clients

How Ronaldo took his €14.7m tax bill up to Monto

How Ronaldo took his €14.7m tax bill up to Monto

Companies based here were used by football star’s agent to help players reduce their tax bills

Profit and Loss: Blackrock, Devondale, Bernard Brogan, Fallon & Byrne, Shane Long

Profit and Loss: Blackrock, Devondale, Bernard Brogan, Fallon & Byrne, Shane Long

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