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.

The new abnormal: What can we learn from last week’s market wobble?

The new abnormal: What can we learn from last week’s market wobble?

Analysts focus on concerns about Trump’s threatened trade war with China as global uncertainty reigns

How bad is bad?

How bad is bad?

The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council had harsh words for the government last week, when it accused it of failing to capitalise on years of robust growth and neglecting to prepare for a future downturn

France bookings boost for Stena Line as Irish Ferries flounders without new ship

France bookings boost for Stena Line as Irish Ferries flounders without new ship

Ferry operator Stena Line has seen a 30 per cent surge in bookings on the France to Ireland route...

Housing giants bail into new property website

Housing giants bail into new property website

Kevin Stanley, one of the founders of property REIT Cairn Homes, has joined Killian O’Higgins o...

Portuguese super agent’s €100m dividends come from Irish firm

Portuguese super agent’s €100m dividends come from Irish firm

An Irish company related to Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes has paid out nearly €100 millio...

Smurfit jr sells first tranche of GAN shares. He retains 10.7% stake in gaming network

Smurfit jr sells first tranche of GAN shares. He retains 10.7% stake in gaming network

Dermot Smurfit junior has sold just under £130,000 worth of shares in his gaming software compan...

Labour Court: don’t allow public service sick pay to rise

Labour Court: don’t allow public service sick pay to rise

The Department of Public Expenditure and trade unions have been told to review new public sector ...

Abrakebabra group’s €8 million debt weighs down on profits

Abrakebabra group’s €8 million debt weighs down on profits

It’s a case of a lot done, more to do for Graeme Beere’s Abrakebabra group - which also runs ...

Ardmore Studios’ profits rose to €1.75m   before sale to Olcott

Ardmore Studios’ profits rose to €1.75m before sale to Olcott

Ardmore Studios saw its accumulated profits rise from €1.5 million to €1.75 million in 2017, ...

Fake news no laughing matter for Waterford Whispers Satirical website’s traffic is halved after Facebook move

Fake news no laughing matter for Waterford Whispers Satirical website’s traffic is halved after Facebook move

The popular website has been walloped by Facebook’s anti-fake news measures, meaning it is likely to lose money in 2018

Property tycoon Cullen sued by former partner

Property tycoon Cullen sued by former partner

Property magnate Barry Cullen, who focuses mostly on investments in the Czech Republic, is at the...

A boxer’s story is anchored in affairs of the heart

A boxer’s story is anchored in affairs of the heart

Memoir: Fighter, By Andy Lee with Niall Kelly, Gill Books, €19.95 Sports biographies are a stra...

Scouting Ireland under spotlight over review of historic abuse files

Scouting Ireland under spotlight over review of historic abuse files

Katherine Zappone, the Minister for Children, has written to Scouting Ireland to ask them for a m...

Where next for Joe Schmidt?

Where next for Joe Schmidt?

Speculation is rife that the Ireland coach will end up managing his native New Zealand, but it mightn’t necessarily turn out that way

Smurfit accused of ‘union bashing’ in Colombia

Smurfit accused of ‘union bashing’ in Colombia

Valter Sanches, general secretary of giant Switzerland-based union IndustriALL, wrote to Tony Smurfit last month to highlight the plight of workers at one of its subsidiaries, Cartón de Colombia