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.

North could slash environment standards to win business post-Brexit

North could slash environment standards to win business post-Brexit

The current cross-border cooperation on such issues as migratory birds, waste management, and the protection of diverse habitats could break down in the aftermath of Brexit, according to a policy paper by lobbying group the Environmental Pillar

Losses rise at rugby app firm backed by O’Driscoll and Nolan

Losses rise at rugby app firm backed by O’Driscoll and Nolan

Losses at Ultimate Rugby, the sports app company backed by Brian O’Driscoll and Ray Nolan, rose...

Apartment owners’ group warns of bailout time bomb

Apartment owners’ group warns of bailout time bomb

The Apartment Owners’ Network, which represents 470 multi-unit stakeholders, has warned Paschal Donohoe that a financial 'time bomb' is ticking in the apartment sector and that many owners’ management companies are 'grossly underfunded'

Keep price of e-cigarettes low, PJ Carroll tells government

Keep price of e-cigarettes low, PJ Carroll tells government

The company said the state’s failure to support the use of e-cigarettes is part of the reason 'Ireland’s smoking prevalence rate is 22 per cent'

Profits down at embattled Octagon Films

Profits down at embattled Octagon Films

Movie production company Octagon Films had profits of €161,682 in 2017, down from €298,494 th...

Barry J Whyte on business

Barry J Whyte on business

Richard Bruton wants to phase out school workbooks, to the dismay of educational publishers who are finding it very hard to get some face-time with him

Grafton building a 'moat' against risks

Grafton building a 'moat' against risks

The head of the group behind Woodie’s has worked to insulate his businesses from Brexit, but feels it will all come down to consumer confidence

Lotto winner Lavery cedes control of distillery

Lotto winner Lavery cedes control of distillery

Peter Lavery, who won £10.2 million on the lottery in 1996, founded the Belfast Distillery in 2010

Weston Airport owner seeking permission to increase traffic of executive jets

Weston Airport owner seeking permission to increase traffic of executive jets

Galway-based builder Conneely writes to An Bord Pleanála saying he thinks 200 jobs can be created if services are ramped up

Kingspan chief: ‘folly’ of banning combustible materials after Grenfell fire

Kingspan chief: ‘folly’ of banning combustible materials after Grenfell fire

Testing needed before adopting new solutions, says Murtagh as politicians push for total ban

Pre-tax profits at LN-Gaiety Holdings fall from €5.3m to €1.7m

Pre-tax profits at LN-Gaiety Holdings fall from €5.3m to €1.7m

LN-Gaiety Holdings, the company jointly owned by Irish concert promoters Denis Desmond and Caroli...

Investors including the Edge put €2.6 million into ticket tech firm

Investors including the Edge put €2.6 million into ticket tech firm

Several Irish investors have pumped €2.6 million into a ticket sales technology company founded...

British investment fund wants to back 20,000 social homes in Dublin

British investment fund wants to back 20,000 social homes in Dublin

A British investment fund has said it will financially back former Staunton’s on the Green owne...

Marlet snaps up prime Howth seafront site in €30m deal

Marlet snaps up prime Howth seafront site in €30m deal

Property developer Pat Crean’s Marlet Property Group has bought one of the most sought-after si...

Drill, baby, drill

Drill, baby, drill

Oil and gas players are charting a course for Irish waters, with growing optimism that there might be a major find waiting – or, at least, that costs are now low enough to take a punt, writes Barry J Whyte