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.

The $23 billion man: Dómhnal Slattery on Trump and trade

The $23 billion man: Dómhnal Slattery on Trump and trade

For aviation tycoon Dómhnal Slattery, Ireland’s recovery is still a source of unstinting pride – but, he cautions, we must make sure not to lose the economic plot again

Victoria Homes served with winding up petition

Victoria Homes served with winding up petition

The High Court has received a petition to wind up ambitious house builder Victoria Homes over a r...

Desmond’s diamond mine earns CAN$43m in first six months of year

Desmond’s diamond mine earns CAN$43m in first six months of year

Dermot Desmond’s billion-dollar diamond mine earned $43 million (Canadian dollars) for the firs...

Failure to deliver: the inside story of how CityPost fell to earth

Failure to deliver: the inside story of how CityPost fell to earth

It was founded to distribute a free sheet, but CityPost was meant to pivot into an ambitious competitor to An Post following the liberalisation of the postal market. A number of small but significant errors later - and more than one brush with ComReg - the company is moving into liquidation and its founder Ian Glass is retiring: all serving as a chilling reminder of how fragile new enterprises can be

Bloomberg foundation warns TDs to beware of Philip Morris lobbying

Bloomberg foundation warns TDs to beware of Philip Morris lobbying

An American foundation funded by former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bill and Melinda Gates,...

Can the Irish betting firms crack the US?

Can the Irish betting firms crack the US?

With the United States’s gambling laws being overturned, the likes of Paddy Power and Dermot Smurfit jr’s GAN are hoping to capitalise on a new gold rush

Parcel Motel to deal with further planning queries ‘case by case’

Parcel Motel to deal with further planning queries ‘case by case’

The company was last week told that it would have to apply for planning permission on eight of its units in various locations around Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, which it had built on the assumption that they were exempt from planning permission

Blackrock Irish subsidiary taxed just £150k on £58 million profit

Blackrock Irish subsidiary taxed just £150k on £58 million profit

An Irish subsidiary of the multitrillion-dollar US investment giant Blackrock paid just £150,000...

DUP leader Foster set for surprise invite to papal Mass in Park

DUP leader Foster set for surprise invite to papal Mass in Park

Foster has been making high-profile overtures towards the nationalist community in recent months, most notably her visit to the Ulster senior football final where her native county of Fermanagh were beaten by Donegal

The importance of 'good news hygiene'

The importance of 'good news hygiene'

BBC economist and Newsnight presenter Evan Davis is urging people to read only reputable news sources, and to include a few that might hold different views from your own

Soros’s foundation wants ‘clarity’ in Irish campaign finance laws

Soros’s foundation wants ‘clarity’ in Irish campaign finance laws

Last week, Sipo agreed in the High Court to quash a decision from December 2017 that saw it order Amnesty Ireland to return a €137,000 grant it had gotten from OSF to fund its abortion rights campaign

Profit & Loss: Inside the world of private Irish business

Profit & Loss: Inside the world of private Irish business

Kelly's Agricultural Machinery, Riverfront Hotels and aircraft leasing company 3P Air Freighters

Pitch battle

Pitch battle

The war for the heart and soul of the GAA

Dunnes appeals vacant site levy on Limerick property

Dunnes appeals vacant site levy on Limerick property

Dunnes Stores has appealed a vacant site levy in relation to a premises in the Sarsfield Street S...

Unions ‘hesitant’ to use Freshways pay deal law

Unions ‘hesitant’ to use Freshways pay deal law

Trade unions have only taken seven cases to the Labour Court under a 2015 law that allows the cou...