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.

Developer Rhatigan tries to halt building of rival hotel

Developer Rhatigan tries to halt building of rival hotel

Eamon Waters plans to develop a 136-bed, seven storey hotel in a plot just behind the Radisson Hotel

Britain could take a bite out of Irish debt and fund listings market, says financial watchdog

Britain could take a bite out of Irish debt and fund listings market, says financial watchdog

Lighter regulations could make London more attractive than Dubin or Luxembourg, says authority

Aryzta: The real job starts now

Aryzta: The real job starts now

For new Aryzta chairman Gary McGann, offloading the firm’s stake in French supermarket chain Picard should be the first step in appeasing shareholders

Pat Costello on the pluses and minuses of a life in accountancy

Pat Costello on the pluses and minuses of a life in accountancy

As the number of accountants in Ireland reaches 25,000, outgoing chief executive of Chartered Accountants Ireland Pat Costello looks at the challenges facing the profession

Profit and loss: weekly business round-up

Profit and loss: weekly business round-up

Who's up and who's down, with Barry J Whyte

Profile: Tony Smurfit, scion of the times

Profile: Tony Smurfit, scion of the times

The 53 year-old will be closely watched by investors

DCC has appetite for more energy deals

DCC has appetite for more energy deals

Irish energy group DCC now owns 1,000 petrol stations around Europe

Ardmore Shipping profits dive

Ardmore Shipping profits dive

Cork-based company saw its profits plummet by nearly 90 per cent in 2016

Former FG man Farrelly made new chair of Steorn spin-off

Former FG man Farrelly made new chair of Steorn spin-off

Company has also raised more than €100,000 from hundreds of small shareholders

British abortion provider: look after Irish women at home

British abortion provider: look after Irish women at home

Call comes after a decision by Marie Stopes network to suspend services to non-NHS clients

Fannie Mae pulls €15bn in bonds from Irish Stock Exchange

Fannie Mae pulls €15bn in bonds from Irish Stock Exchange

Mortgage agency takes measure over EU rules

Desmond takes the long view on diamond deals

Desmond takes the long view on diamond deals

The Canadian diamond mine backed by Dermot Desmond has sold its first gems, but the sale was a less than glittering success

‘Trump is not an idiot, and the people at Davos still don’t get it’

‘Trump is not an idiot, and the people at Davos still don’t get it’

Scottish fund manager Martin Gilbert believes Donald Trump’s US election win is a symptom of a major global economic inflection point, and that Ireland does not need to worry

Geopolitical risk tests travel, says Hostelworld supremo

Geopolitical risk tests travel, says Hostelworld supremo

Feargal Mooney said company’s critics might be “a little bit overly focused on the headwinds" rather than the opportunities

Petroceltic refloat on cards after staff purge

Petroceltic refloat on cards after staff purge

Oil exploration company is in the midst of a vigorous restructuring