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.

Call to use private security for court to free up gardaí

Call to use private security for court to free up gardaí

Limerick Chamber of Commerce is 'concerned about the reduction in general resources to gardaí in Limerick'

€50m proton beam cancer treatment centre in doubt

€50m proton beam cancer treatment centre in doubt

Venture bogged down in planning process as founder Woodford has difficulties with his hedge fund firm

Central Bank warns brass-plate funds over governance standards

Central Bank warns brass-plate funds over governance standards

The Central Bank has fired another warning shot across the bows of brass-plate investment firms t...

Worth the weight: Entrepreneur Pat Phelan's journey from near death to new ventures

Worth the weight: Entrepreneur Pat Phelan's journey from near death to new ventures

When diabetes and possible death were staring multimillionaire entrepreneur Pat Phelan in the face, he embarked on a self-improvement programme that radically transformed his physique - just in time for the launch of his new chain of cosmetic clinics.

Jehovah’s Witness to be charged with sex abuse

Jehovah’s Witness to be charged with sex abuse

Public Prosecution Service in the North to prosecute over historic instances of abuse

Scouts’ apology rings ‘hollow’, according to abuse victims’ lawyers

Scouts’ apology rings ‘hollow’, according to abuse victims’ lawyers

Scouting Ireland’s proposed institutional apology to hundreds of victims of child sex abuse is ...

Ibec chief lobbies for more employer influence on Labour Court’s positions

Ibec chief lobbies for more employer influence on Labour Court’s positions

Danny McCoy, the chief executive of employers’ representative group Ibec, lobbied enterprise mi...

Rough landing for Ryanair as Capital drops shares  Trillion-dollar fund slashes stake by another €45m

Rough landing for Ryanair as Capital drops shares Trillion-dollar fund slashes stake by another €45m

The Capital Group, a trillion-dollar American mutual fund, sold €45 million worth of Ryanair sh...

The Donald dilemma

The Donald dilemma

Gratitude for the jobs that Donald Trump has created in Doonbeg is tempered by misgivings about his character and politics. So how does a quiet village in west Clare balance the financial benefits of the US president’s investment with the unforgiving publicity that such a relationship inevitably brings?

Labour Court rebukes Lloyds over its refusal to recognise unions in pay row

Labour Court rebukes Lloyds over its refusal to recognise unions in pay row

Lloyds pharmacies have been told by the Labour Court to recognise trade unions as part of a lengt...

Parking giant Apcoa locks up deal to buy out rival clampers NCPS

Parking giant Apcoa locks up deal to buy out rival clampers NCPS

No price disclosed for sale, which includes another firm and a British subsidiary

Whiskey company’s losses rise to €1.6m

Whiskey company’s losses rise to €1.6m

The Dublin Liberties Whiskey Company saw its losses rise to €1.6 million in 2018 as its owner, ...

Providence chief asked climate change denier to vote down Dáil bill

Providence chief asked climate change denier to vote down Dáil bill

According to a letter which was sent to Danny Healy-Rae along with about a dozen other TDs, O’Reilly argues that Smith’s bill would be detrimental to jobs and 'does nothing for the environment'

Dublin City Council: Green Party’s surge described as a case of ‘emperor’s new clothes’

Dublin City Council: Green Party’s surge described as a case of ‘emperor’s new clothes’

The more things change, the more they stay the same: nowhere is that clearer than at Dublin City ...

Norbrook Labs pays €9 million dividend to Haughey family

Norbrook Labs pays €9 million dividend to Haughey family

Norbrook was founded by Dundalk-born Edward Haughey, who was later made a life peer and took the title of Lord Ballyedmond