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.

Tell no one: The scandal shaking a religion

Tell no one: The scandal shaking a religion

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have come under scrutiny for their handling of child sex abuse allegations within the church both in Ireland and abroad

'Credit unions must go bigger'

'Credit unions must go bigger'

The credit union sector is facing a difficult few years ahead, but Savvi boss Robert Cooper believes the future lies in community banks

Barry J Whyte on Business

Barry J Whyte on Business

Horse sporting body in the red over grants funding hiccup It has been a difficult year for Horse ...

Meet Ireland’s billion-dollar gamer

Meet Ireland’s billion-dollar gamer

Brendan Greene’s video game skills have turned him into a very rich man and made him a star of the industry. Yet he can still walk around his local supermarket without anyone recognising him, he tells Barry J Whyte

Smithfield ‘live wall’ gets thumbs down from Dublin Fire Brigade as unsafe

Smithfield ‘live wall’ gets thumbs down from Dublin Fire Brigade as unsafe

A plan for a vertical garden built on timber panelling on the facade of a building owned by the L...

Builder Conneely knocked back on Weston Airport expansion

Builder Conneely knocked back on Weston Airport expansion

The owner of Weston Airport, Galway builder Brian Conneely, will have to seek planning permission...

Scout boss to step down next year

Scout boss to step down next year

John Lawlor has been involved in discussions with the board of Scouting Ireland over his contract, which was due to expire this year

Michael Kors funnels $2 billion Versace deal through Ireland

Michael Kors funnels $2 billion Versace deal through Ireland

Swiss arm of company also transferred entire right to Irish subsidiary via loan note worth €527m

‘We need a teddy roosevelt’

‘We need a teddy roosevelt’

As Brexit places the Northern peace dividend under ever greater strain, business figures such as Suneil Sharma argue that it’s time for a new political and economic model and a fresh way of thinking

Hostelworld bosses get €1.6m share bonanza as profits continue to slide

Hostelworld bosses get €1.6m share bonanza as profits continue to slide

Eight senior executives at listed travel company Hostelworld were granted a total of €1.6 milli...

Under-fire KWETB finds €1.1m more in non-compliant spending

Under-fire KWETB finds €1.1m more in non-compliant spending

Internal audit documents for the under-fire Kildare Wicklow ETB (KWETB) show that in 2018 it spen...

Barry J Whyte on Business

Barry J Whyte on Business

Fiona Muldoon of FBD is set for a nice little earner after a chunk of shares came her way

Putting a spanner in the planning works

Putting a spanner in the planning works

Longford celebrity and ‘serial planning objector’ Liam Madden may revel in his colourful and humorous image, but there’s a serious intellect, an encyclopaedic knowledge of planning laws and a genuine interest behind the headline-grabbing shenanigans

Share bonanza for Ireland’s Amazon staff as online retail giant remains buoyant

Share bonanza for Ireland’s Amazon staff as online retail giant remains buoyant

Irish employees of Amazon shared nearly €30 million in share incentives in 2018, recently filed...

Wearable sports devices company, Playertek made a loss of €4.7 million in 2018

Wearable sports devices company, Playertek made a loss of €4.7 million in 2018

The company saw its losses rise from €1.5 million in 2017 to €4.7 million in 2018