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.

Smurfit jr: Trump is good for gambling

Smurfit jr: Trump is good for gambling

Pact will see GAN provide online gaming software to Red Rocks

Spanish firm Ebioss takes over React

Spanish firm Ebioss takes over React

Restructuring sees publicly traded Irish biomass outfit renamed as Eqtec

How will the US Federal Reserve deal with Trump’s excesses?

How will the US Federal Reserve deal with Trump’s excesses?

The Fed’s job is to keep inflation at a sustainable rate, but will Janet Yellen rain on the president’s parade?

The domino effect

The domino effect

Britain is leaving. Le Pen is rising. Merkel is flagging. Europe is at a crossroads. And Ireland is increasingly isolated

Profit and Loss: CityPost, Chill Insurance, Power City and Mycro

Profit and Loss: CityPost, Chill Insurance, Power City and Mycro

Who's up and who's down in the business world

The Sundance Kid and the IRS

The Sundance Kid and the IRS

JP McManus is one of Ireland’s richest men. A billionaire tax exile and a generous philanthropist. A legendary gambler – horses, shares, currencies. Now, a game of backgammon has focused attention on his tax status.

Super Bowl winner joins Heaslip as Kitman Labs backer

Super Bowl winner joins Heaslip as Kitman Labs backer

Kitman raised €4.4 million, according to company documents released last week

Botswana Diamonds returns to market

Botswana Diamonds returns to market

Investors raise €600,000 for Teeling’s firm

Revenue owes ‘free energy’ firm Steorn almost €300k

Revenue owes ‘free energy’ firm Steorn almost €300k

The company is owed the sum in special tax credits designed to stimulate innovative research in Irish business

The Happy Pear on growing a multimillion business empire

The Happy Pear on growing a multimillion business empire

From a small vegetable shop in Greystones, brothers Stephen and David Flynn have built a fanatical following and have just raised €1.5 million – bringing them firmly into the commercial world they once eschewed

Net losses climb to nearly €10m at MacAnthony’s Peterborough FC

Net losses climb to nearly €10m at MacAnthony’s Peterborough FC

Club managed to bring down its overall debt last year

Flotation of Ardagh could be big day for The Cooler

Flotation of Ardagh could be big day for The Cooler

If every thing goes to plan, Paul Coulson, who controls around 60 per cent of multinational packaging behemoth Ardagh, could be sitting on a paper fortune worth billions

Brothers poised to offer a bite of the Happy Pear

Brothers poised to offer a bite of the Happy Pear

Crowdfunded shareholders ‘part of the journey’

State paid €25m to activate long-term jobless

State paid €25m to activate long-term jobless

Seetec and Turas Nua are paid registration fees for bringing people into the scheme

Barry J Whyte: Positive jobs figures only part of the story for Ireland Inc

Barry J Whyte: Positive jobs figures only part of the story for Ireland Inc

If Ireland were a company, would jobs figures be an accurate measurement of its health? Arguably not.