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.

Firm chaired by O’Dea doubles stake in proton beam company

Firm chaired by O’Dea doubles stake in proton beam company

The Willie O’Dea-chaired Formation Group has doubled the value of its stake in Proton Partners,...

Zappone’s department shelves inquiry into child abuse case

Zappone’s department shelves inquiry into child abuse case

An inquiry into what has been described as one of the biggest alleged paedophile rings in the his...

Desmond sees his wealth ranking drop on Forbes list

Desmond sees his wealth ranking drop on Forbes list

Recent events at Datalex have made it an interesting time for one of Ireland’s richest men, and now the influential US magazine says his wealth has been reduced

Saudi prince invests €700,000 in Curragh redevelopment

Saudi prince invests €700,000 in Curragh redevelopment

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Khalid bin Abdullah has stuck €700,000 into the company behind the Curr...

Desmond diamond mine return ‘disappoints’ BlackRock

Desmond diamond mine return ‘disappoints’ BlackRock

Significant US investor shrinks stake after tough year for sector

Hold out for pay increase before you retire to boost your pension, teachers’ union says

Hold out for pay increase before you retire to boost your pension, teachers’ union says

The advice is being given at pre-retirement courses run by the Teachers’ Union of Ireland

Playing with fire?

Playing with fire?

As another construction boom gathers speed, it has emerged that the vast majority of Dublin Fire Brigade’s safety requirements for new buildings have been successfully contested by property developers. What will it mean for the safety of residents?

Developers overturn fire safety rules 75 per cent of time

Developers overturn fire safety rules 75 per cent of time

Ibec and Ires Reit have lobbied government on any new fire safety regulations

The silent landowners

The silent landowners

Some €280 million worth of land is lying unused in the capital, and more than €100 million-worth is within a one mile radius

Scouts boss contract in limbo as scandals grow

Scouts boss contract in limbo as scandals grow

Scouting Ireland’s chief executive John Lawlor has had his contract temporarily extended for a ...

Irish link to Big Tobacco’s Europe-wide lobbying efforts

Irish link to Big Tobacco’s Europe-wide lobbying efforts

An Irishman involved in the vaping industry has joined forces with Imperial Tobacco to launch a E...

Barry J Whyte on Business

Barry J Whyte on Business

Planning issues and Brexit are delivering multiple problems for Parcel Motel

Tricap in talks with Taoiseach’s office about third terminal for Dublin airport

Tricap in talks with Taoiseach’s office about third terminal for Dublin airport

Dubai private equity firm Tricap Investments held talks late last year with the Taoiseach’s chi...

Avolon boss warns that more airlines will go to the wall

Avolon boss warns that more airlines will go to the wall

Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon and its minority shareholder, Japanese investment firm Orix, a...

Breitbart’s Irish disciples

Breitbart’s Irish disciples

More than a decade ago, Donegal-born Ann McElhinney and Tyrone native Phelim McAleer had a chance meeting with the American alt-right mogul and activist Andrew Breitbart in Washington DC. Since then, they’ve built a burgeoning and lucrative empire of conservative agit-prop that feeds the growing appetite for right-wing invective in the US. Barry J Whyte and Marion McKeone report