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.

Airbnb lobbyist added to powerful state tourism body

Airbnb lobbyist added to powerful state tourism body

Airbnb’s chief Irish lobbyist has been added to an influential government tourism advisory grou...

Ryanair HR boss: Suggestion pilots are not paid market rate is ‘utter gibberish’

Ryanair HR boss: Suggestion pilots are not paid market rate is ‘utter gibberish’

Eddie Wilson, who has been at the airline since 1997, has said that the collapse of mediation talks last week was designed to 'to do maximum damage' to the airline

Enterprise Ireland’s investment returns slide

Enterprise Ireland’s investment returns slide

The state agency sold off €88m worth of shares in Irish companies last year

War of spin and intrigue over Qatar World Cup reaches Ireland

War of spin and intrigue over Qatar World Cup reaches Ireland

Risk analysis firm claims that ‘brand of Ireland’ would suffer reputational damage if RTÉ showed tournament hosted by repressive regime

Desmond-backed Mountain Province Diamonds claims it is turning corner

Desmond-backed Mountain Province Diamonds claims it is turning corner

The company announced that it had made CAN$156 million in sales in the first half of 2019, compared with $165 million the year before

Shopify puts €354m into its Irish subsidiary

Shopify puts €354m into its Irish subsidiary

The Irish arm’s turnover rose in 2017 to $13.7 million compared with $6.2 million the year before. Its costs rose in the same period - from $5.9 million to $11.7 million

Latest pilots’ strikes could cost Ryanair more than €30 million

Latest pilots’ strikes could cost Ryanair more than €30 million

Analysis by British bank comes as airline fights compensation claim in the High Court

When two tribes go to war: The US, China and the mother of all trade battles

When two tribes go to war: The US, China and the mother of all trade battles

A trade war between the US and China seems increasingly inevitable. Could it send the world economy into another nosedive, barely a decade after the last crash? And what consequences would Ireland face?

Unfriendly skies for Ryanair

Unfriendly skies for Ryanair

The short-selling birds of prey are circling the airline these days, but analysts differ on how grave its troubles are

Taylor’s Bray gym company listed for strike-off

Taylor’s Bray gym company listed for strike-off

In June last year, it was reported that Wicklow County Council had taken possession of the gym from where Pete Taylor had operated Bray Boxing Club

AIB offloads Belfry fund investor loans to Cerberus

AIB offloads Belfry fund investor loans to Cerberus

More than 100 Irish people who borrowed from AIB to invest in the bank’s failed Belfry property...

US cloud giant pumps €4bn into Irish arm

US cloud giant pumps €4bn into Irish arm

Cloud computing company ServiceNow has put nearly €4 billion into its Irish subsidiary, accordi...

Receiver appointed to Dee’s Wholefoods

Receiver appointed to Dee’s Wholefoods

The appointment follows a proposed restructuring of the company, which according to the most recent set of accounts had accumulated losses of nearly €1 million

ChildFund charity in danger after funding is frozen

ChildFund charity in danger after funding is frozen

Group that received almost €8 million from Irish Aid over a decade contacts regulator over its ‘financial and governance structures’

Irish retailers lobby group accused of cosying up with Big Tobacco

Irish retailers lobby group accused of cosying up with Big Tobacco

Anti-tobacco body funded by Bloomberg points finger at Retailers Against Smuggling