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.

Fix ‘ambiguous’ electoral act, says baptism barrier campaigner

Fix ‘ambiguous’ electoral act, says baptism barrier campaigner

Equate’s founder, Michael Barron, told The Sunday Business Post the sheer volume of correspondence required from Sipo to answer a complaint about funding contributed to winding down the organisation

Barry J Whyte on business

Barry J Whyte on business

Companies and workers clash over the right to join a union

Stormont suspension could scupper planned multibillion-dollar Tyrone gold mine project

Stormont suspension could scupper planned multibillion-dollar Tyrone gold mine project

Dalradian Gold is currently in the midst of a planning application for its Curraghinalt site in Tyrone. This has to be submitted for official approval by the Northern Ireland Executive – which has been suspended since January 2017

Irish-run forestry fund in potential client data breach

Irish-run forestry fund in potential client data breach

GWD Forestry – a British fund which since September has been run by a Spain-based Irishman called Martin Eamon Roche – has raised an estimated €33.5 million from investors for plots of forestry

Profit & Loss

Profit & Loss

Inside the world of Irish private business

Brand on the run

Brand on the run

Last month it emerged that Cristiano Ronaldo was the subject of an allegation of rape being investigated by police in Los Angeles. He has denied any wrongdoing, but the questions continue to circle around the Portuguese player

The Re-Start: Isa Nacewa

The Re-Start: Isa Nacewa

A life can change course in a matter of minutes. Isa Nacewa knows that as well as anyone. His turning point came in 2003, during the Rugby World Cup

Coca-Cola ordered to recognise trade union at Ballina Beverages plant

Coca-Cola ordered to recognise trade union at Ballina Beverages plant

But soft drink giant says ‘vast majority have no desire to be party to collective bargaining process’

Stained glass windows stymie Comers’ apartment plans

Stained glass windows stymie Comers’ apartment plans

Brian and Luke Comer have been refused permission to build their proposed Lyreen View apartment complex in Maynooth in Kildare

Aryzta faces crunch talks over €800 million funding plan

Aryzta faces crunch talks over €800 million funding plan

Embattled Swiss-Irish bakery company Aryzta is facing last-minute talks with its biggest sharehol...

The curious case of the man who stopped a €1 billion investment by Apple

The curious case of the man who stopped a €1 billion investment by Apple

Brian McDonagh, a little known businessman, helped to shoot down a €1 billion investment in Athenry by Apple, the world’s biggest company. But that’s not the only fight he’s been embroiled in. Today, The Sunday Business Post looks at one man’s long data centre war

Freeman backer Walsh has made more than $50 million from Herbalife in last decade

Freeman backer Walsh has made more than $50 million from Herbalife in last decade

Des Walsh, who loaned Joan Freeman €120,000 for her presidential bid, recently stepped down as president of US-based company Herbalife, writes Barry J Whyte

European Commission considers ‘illegal state’ aid complaints in equestrian industry

European Commission considers ‘illegal state’ aid complaints in equestrian industry

The European Commission is considering two separate complaints about the Irish state’s funding ...

Profit & Loss inside the world of Irish private business

Profit & Loss inside the world of Irish private business

Dunnes Stores’ Northern arm had a loss of £23.05 million in 2017, up from a loss of £5.13 mil...

Energy company Ardilaun's losses rise

Energy company Ardilaun's losses rise

The company was founded by oil industry veteran John McKeon, who was one of the founders of Circle Oil