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.

Finance Bill strengthens hand of Irish rugby stars

Finance Bill strengthens hand of Irish rugby stars

Irish rugby players will have a stronger hand in their contract negotiations with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) after the passing of the new Finance Bill. The bill will give them greater freed

Trading in AIB can be a dangerous game

Trading in AIB can be a dangerous game

AIB's tiny free float of traded shares has been giving an inflated impression of the bank's market value since 2012 – and now retail investors are getting caught

AIB mortgage used to invest in collapsed bank property fund

AIB mortgage used to invest in collapsed bank property fund

Two investors in a risky AIB property investment fund that has since collapsed in value invested in the fund with money loaned to them through an AIB mortgage.

McIlroy: more rough battles on the Horizon

McIlroy: more rough battles on the Horizon

As Rory McIlroy faces a court showdown with Horizon, Oakley is suing him in California, writes Barry J Whyte.

Budget 2014: What it means for property

Budget 2014: What it means for property

With signs of a fragile recovery coming through recent economic data, Barry J Whyte gauges reaction to the property measures in Budget 2014.

Hedge funds: EU rule change good news for Irish hedge funds

Hedge funds: EU rule change good news for Irish hedge funds

US fund managers looking to raise money in Europe for alternative investment funds could increasingly look to partnerships with Irish fund managers thanks to new European hedge fund regulations.

Better Access to Finance Stokes Business Interest.

Better Access to Finance Stokes Business Interest.

Improved availability of a variety of finance for new start-ups and franchises in Ireland has reinvigorated interest in getting into business, experts say. Expressions of interest in business lending

Liquidator appointed to Corporate Video Company.

Liquidator appointed to Corporate Video Company.

A liquidator has been appointed to Animo Communications, the corporate video company run by John Ingram, one of the founders of television production company Animo Television.

Three of AIB’s Belfry property funds in liquidation

Three of AIB’s Belfry property funds in liquidation

Three of AIB's six Belfry property funds, which used a combination of loans and money raised from the bank's private wealth clients to buy British property at the height of the bubble, are now being liquidated.

Revenue seeks wind-up of Quinn family firm

Revenue seeks wind-up of Quinn family firm

The Irish tax authority has opened up a new legal frontier against the Quinn family, writes Barry J Whyte.

McIlroy signed Horizon extension

McIlroy signed Horizon extension

Golfer Rory McIlroy extended his contract with sports agent Conor Ridge's Horizon Sports Management last month, just weeks before ending his relationship with it.

In the rough: Conor Ridge profiled

In the rough: Conor Ridge profiled

Sports agent Conor Ridge is embroiled in a legal row with his former client, golfer Rory McIlroy, writes Barry J Whyte.

Workers 'devastated' as receivers appointed to Andersen's plant

Workers 'devastated' as receivers appointed to Andersen's plant

Ulster Bank has appointed receivers to the Limerick jewellery manufacturer Andersen Ireland, while some workers at the plant have already been put on temporary lay-off.

AIB British property fund 'worth nothing'

AIB British property fund 'worth nothing'

A highly geared British property fund marketed by AIB to its private wealth clients has begun to dispose of the properties in its portfolio.

Limerick GAA arena gets gigs go-ahead

Limerick GAA arena gets gigs go-ahead

Limerick GAA's county board has been granted permission to hold concerts at the Gaelic Grounds, the proceeds of which will go towards alleviating its €755,000 in accumulated debt.