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.

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

Profits up at screwmaker Fastfix

Profits up at screwmaker Fastfix

The company is owned by Andy Connolly and Paul Brown - who earlier this year sold their interest in League of Ireland soccer team Dundalk FC

Profile Anne Heraty: Just the job

Profile Anne Heraty: Just the job

Factfile Age: 58 Appearance: dark-haired and dark-suited, with a guarded smile Newsworthiness: he...

Foster young entrepreneurs with a basic income, ex-banker says

Foster young entrepreneurs with a basic income, ex-banker says

Coppola says move could give people ‘an incentive to take a risk’

Profit & Loss: inside the world of private Irish business

Profit & Loss: inside the world of private Irish business

Chocolate maker Cadbury’s Irish arm says the Irish food market “continues to be challenging i...

Barry J Whyte on Business

Barry J Whyte on Business

A recent US tax case could cool the corporate romance with Ireland

John Mulcahy: an appreciation

John Mulcahy: an appreciation

The man behind the Phoenix magazine, who died last Friday aged 86, was a daring and fearless force in Irish journalism who will be sorely missed, writes Barry J Whyte

US fund spends €38m on Glanbia shares

US fund spends €38m on Glanbia shares

Trillion-dollar US investment fund the Capital Group has splashed out more than €38 million to ...

World Rugby in a scrum over Irish data laws and anti-doping probes

World Rugby in a scrum over Irish data laws and anti-doping probes

Rugby’s international governing body is lobbying the Irish government to create new data protec...

Angry pensioners sue over $16bn Medtronic inversion losses

Angry pensioners sue over $16bn Medtronic inversion losses

Dozens of angry American pensioners are suing medtech firm Medtronic saying they lost more than $...

Dublin housing is ‘seriously unaffordable’, says new study

Dublin housing is ‘seriously unaffordable’, says new study

A new study by an American property expert has found that Dublin’s housing market is “serious...

Kickhams sell off Wexford car dealerships to Boland family

Kickhams sell off Wexford car dealerships to Boland family

The Kickham family, owners of IT company Datapac, is selling two Wexford car dealerships to diffe...