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.

Rezoning wiped Euro 16m off land value

Rezoning wiped Euro 16m off land value

When Wicklow County Council rezoned lands at Ashford from industrial to light craft, it wiped €16 million off the value of land held by millionaire developer Michael Ryan, according to a recent set of company accounts.

War time general' Crowley relinquishes the helm at INM

War time general' Crowley relinquishes the helm at INM

It is a rather telling sign of the new world in which Independent News & Media finds itself that two of the world's biggest banks - Deutsche Bank and Citi - recently dropped their coverage of the company.

Dawn Meats taking Burger King owners to the High Court

Dawn Meats taking Burger King owners to the High Court

Irish meat processing company Dawn Meats is suing OKR Group, which is the sole franchisee for American fast food chain Burger King.

Planning rejected for 700 houses in Meath

Planning rejected for 700 houses in Meath

A plan by Sean Reilly's McGarrell Reilly Homes to build nearly 700 houses in Meath has been rejected by Meath County Council.

Results season: what you need to know

Results season: what you need to know

As Irish companies present their results, investors can gain valuable insight, writes Barry J Whyte.

McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management set for court this week

McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management set for court this week

The legal battle between Irish golfer Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management will escalate this week with both sides due to appear in court seeking discovery of confidential documents.

The Sunday Interview: Conor McEnroy

The Sunday Interview: Conor McEnroy

Financier Conor McEnroy's new project embodies his desire to forge greater trade links with Ireland and South America, writes Barry J Whyte.

Cerberus awaiting legal verdict on its bid for Irish waste company Greenstar

Cerberus awaiting legal verdict on its bid for Irish waste company Greenstar

New York-based private equity firm Cerberus could find out shortly whether it can finally complete its purchase of Irish waste company Greenstar.

Proposed Bord na Mona/Coillte merger may be axed

Proposed Bord na Mona/Coillte merger may be axed

The government is expected to announce shortly a final decision on the troubled proposal to merge forestry service Coillte and Bord na Mona.

Investments made by Davy were bonkers'

Investments made by Davy were bonkers'

Investments made by stockbroking firm J&E Davy in the risky derivatives known as contracts for difference were described as ''bonkers in court last week.

Investor sues J &E Davy over Euro 3.6m CFD losses

Investor sues J &E Davy over Euro 3.6m CFD losses

A man is suing J&E Davy claiming he lost more than €3.6 million on investments that he says were mis-sold.

Distillery to reapply for planning

Distillery to reapply for planning

Ed O'Flaherty's Dublin Whiskey Company has been forced back to square one in the planning process by An Bord Pleanala.

Religious order's lending arm secures judgment

Religious order's lending arm secures judgment

The social lending arm of the Presentations Sisters' religious order has obtained a judgment worth more than Euro 540,000 against an English businesswoman.

Metropolis: Life after the breakdown

Metropolis: Life after the breakdown

Ireland flanker Jamie Heaslip has been quietly making plans for what promises to be a busy post-rugby life, writes Barry J Whyte.

Your Investments: How to be good

Your Investments: How to be good

More emphasis on sustainability reporting has made it easier for investors who want to put their money into ethical stocks, writes Barry J Whyte.