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.

This sporting life: Colm Barrington

This sporting life: Colm Barrington

After nearly 50 years at the top of Irish business, it’s his involvement with the Olympic Council of Ireland that now drives the former Aer Lingus boss

Regional focus: The talented tenth

Regional focus: The talented tenth

It makes up just 10 per cent of Ireland’s landmass, but the east coast corridor is home to almost half the country’s population – and a growing number of Irish business giants and multinationals

Regional Focus: Free up cash to let firms grow

Regional Focus: Free up cash to let firms grow

If the government wants Irish businesses to thrive, it needs to make access to capital easier. Th...

Glanbia ventures into pastures new

Glanbia ventures into pastures new

Now it has moved away from its co-op origins, Glanbia can focus on developing global business, according to chief executive Siobhán Talbot

Approach to housebuilding  ‘could wreck Irish communities’

Approach to housebuilding ‘could wreck Irish communities’

The head of the Housing Agency, John O’Connor, says the state must assert itself more to make development happen

Kerry Group can spend billions on acquisitions

Kerry Group can spend billions on acquisitions

The multinational’s M&A activity is expected to increase, says outgoing chief executive

It’s Armageddon time again – but don’t panic

It’s Armageddon time again – but don’t panic

The current global hysteria over North Korea is nothing new: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are the latest actors in a long-running story

The brickbats of bigotry don’t hurt Nigel Owens any more

The brickbats of bigotry don’t hurt Nigel Owens any more

Having come out as rugby’s first openly gay referee in 2007, Owens is acutely conscious of the potential effect of abuse on others

Profit and Loss: Una Healy, Patrick Crean, Brian Goggin, Britvic, Tour America

Profit and Loss: Una Healy, Patrick Crean, Brian Goggin, Britvic, Tour America

Which companies were up this week and which companies were down

Barry J Whyte: Myers, Orwell and free speech

Barry J Whyte: Myers, Orwell and free speech

Kevin Myers failed to realise that free speech isn’t an absolute. And though he was fired, he hasn’t been silenced

Veteran Irish investor takes case against Dunnes Stores

Veteran Irish investor takes case against Dunnes Stores

Melcorpo Commercial Properties, a company controlled by Irish investor Nick Furlong, has taken a legal action against the Irish retail giant

Escher market capitalisation soars after share surge

Escher market capitalisation soars after share surge

Early backer Michael Smurfit is sitting on a stake worth nearly £2.5 million – up from £1.8 million at the start of the year

Competitor airs concerns over Nightline takeover

Competitor airs concerns over Nightline takeover

UPS’s purchase of Irish delivery company Nightline could lead to “customer foreclosure concer...

Profit and Loss: Denis Desmond, Brian O’Driscoll, Accuris Networks, Microsemi

Profit and Loss: Denis Desmond, Brian O’Driscoll, Accuris Networks, Microsemi

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

Joe Brolly: Gael provocateur

Joe Brolly: Gael provocateur

He’s been a prolific corner-forward for Derry, a successful barrister and a controversy-courting pundit on The Sunday Game. But Joe Brolly’s perspective on the modern world is a dark and surprisingly angry one