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.

RSA Irish arm offers voluntary redundancies

RSA Irish arm offers voluntary redundancies

The Irish division of global insurance firm RSA has made an offer of voluntary redundancy to staff, as part of its cost-cutting measures.

Tech firms take on staff with autism

Tech firms take on staff with autism

The Irish office of global autism advocacy group Specialisterne aims to have 50 people with autism working in Irish companies within five years, and 500 within ten years.

Firm backed by Naughton and Kilkenny in liquidation

Firm backed by Naughton and Kilkenny in liquidation

An office water-cooler manufacturer run by businessman Kieran McKenna is being wound up after failing to find sufficient investment.

Whiskey firms eye Waterford Diageo plant

Whiskey firms eye Waterford Diageo plant

Irish whiskey distiller Teelings and Kentucky-based whiskey maker Alltech are among the parties interested in buying a Waterford brewing plant owned by Diageo.

Adamstown only viable with reduced levies'

Adamstown only viable with reduced levies'

South Dublin County Council needs to reduce its developer levies and raise the number of houses it plans to build in order to make development at Adamstown commercially viable.

Your Money: Savers seek new options

Your Money: Savers seek new options

Moves by the state to get people spending mean it's not so attractive to save money, but there are still some interesting deposit possibilities, writes Barry J Whyte.

The Sunday Interview: Jim Breen

The Sunday Interview: Jim Breen

Jim Breen, founder of the e-learning firm PulseLearning, is eager to give something back to the next generation of entrepreneurs, writes Barry J Whyte.

Entrepreneur: Angels on hand to help the risk-takers in an increasingly competitive marketplace

Entrepreneur: Angels on hand to help the risk-takers in an increasingly competitive marketplace

One of the purported birthplaces of 17th-century Irish economic thinker Richard Cantillon is the village of Ballyheigue in Co Kerry.

Murdoch in bid for GAA rights

Murdoch in bid for GAA rights

The precise breakdown of packages is likely to be made by the GAA as early as this week.

Whiskey distilleries in planning dispute

Whiskey distilleries in planning dispute

Two planned distilleries in Dublin's Liberties are in a planning row that could scupper the plans for a whiskey district in the neighbourhood.

Ireland could suffer Japanese-style deflation

Ireland could suffer Japanese-style deflation

Copying British chancellor George Osborne's targeted funding of regional mortgages and loans to SMEs could help Ireland avoid Japanese-style deflation.

CapReit raising €250 million for Irish property purchases

CapReit raising €250 million for Irish property purchases

CapReit has retained investment firm Investec to help it raise a further €250 million for more purchases in Ireland.

Risks of throwing good money after bad

Risks of throwing good money after bad

If you believe you have been missold an investment, preparation is crucial, writes Barry J Whyte and Philip Connolly.

Bloodied investors fight back

Bloodied investors fight back

A growing number of investors are turning to the courts in an effort to get their money back. But will they be able to land a knockout punch? Barry J Whyte and Philip Connolly report.

€5 million legal row over Doonbeg cottages

€5 million legal row over Doonbeg cottages

The former owners of Doonbeg Golf Course are involved in a legal row over nearly €5 million that some of the owners of roughly 70 holiday cottages at the resort claim they are owed.