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.

Canadian authorities investigate $2bn investment fund

Canadian authorities investigate $2bn investment fund

A nearly $2 billion investment fund listed in Ireland is being investigated by the Canada Revenue Authority.

Cody's Cats coming out on top in the sponsorship stakes

Cody's Cats coming out on top in the sponsorship stakes

Kilkenny regarded as favourite team by 329,000 Irish people.

The Dubs lag behind Manchester Utd in the branding stakes

The Dubs lag behind Manchester Utd in the branding stakes

Dublin's Gaelic footballers might be in rude health on the field, but that hasn't yet converted to an all-conquering brand when it comes to attracting advertisers.

Business of Sport: A high tide for the blue wave?

Business of Sport: A high tide for the blue wave?

The prospects of Dublin GAA commercialising its huge advantage of population face many bumps in the road ahead

Tony awards continue at Providence despite losses

Tony awards continue at Providence despite losses

The pay packet of chief executive Tony O'Reilly junior continues to grow, writes Barry J Whyte.

Receivers sent to firms associated with Edward Square

Receivers sent to firms associated with Edward Square

Receivers were sent to several companies associated with the Quaker religious society and developer Gerry Barrett’s exclusive Edward Square development in Dublin 4.

City/Life series: Limerick

City/Life series: Limerick

Limerick: A city on the rise

The Sunday Interview: Michael and Brian Buckley

The Sunday Interview: Michael and Brian Buckley

Greyhound directors Michael and Brian Buckley are eager to tackle their image as bad guys' in the waste management business, writes Barry J Whyte.

Belfast developer refused permission for Euro 100m Horizon shopping mall

Belfast developer refused permission for Euro 100m Horizon shopping mall

Belfast developer refused permission for €100m Horizon shopping mall.

Barren fruit for Fyffes as big merger slips up

Barren fruit for Fyffes as big merger slips up

Just a week ago, Fyffes investors could have been forgiven for feeling that they were in line for a serious payday.

IDA moves to replace MBNA in Leitrim

IDA moves to replace MBNA in Leitrim

The IDA is working with New York private equity firm Apollo Global Management to find new companies to set up in Carrick-on-Shannon after MBNA Bank of America announced it was cutting 160 jobs.

EI gets £15m holding in renamed Kedco

EI gets £15m holding in renamed Kedco

Enterprise Ireland has been given a nearly £15 million holding in biomass energy company React Energy plc, the new brand name for the energy company Kedco.

Central Bank cracks down on financial bonuses

Central Bank cracks down on financial bonuses

The Central Bank has told the chairpersons of Ireland's financial firms to report back to it with their progress in reining in excessive bonuses at their firms.

Volume down, value up in ADR trades

Volume down, value up in ADR trades

Irish shares got more expensive and less attractive to non-Irish investors in the first half of 2014, according to figures compiled by BNY Mellon.

IRFU to share in Lions surplus after first tour win since 1997

IRFU to share in Lions surplus after first tour win since 1997

The IRFU received a quarter of the £4.8 million (€6 million) surplus from the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour.