Leanna Byrne

Leanna Byrne

Leanna Byrne is a news reporter with the Sunday Business Post. Byrne was previously editor of The University Times, Ireland's largest student newspaper, in Trinity College Dublin. Under Byrne's editorship, The University Times won Student Publication of the Year. In 2014, she was selected to participate in Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel's ''Leaders of Tomorrow conference. Byrne, a Trinity graduate, holds a joint-honours BA in Business and Politics.

105 jobs at risk as Whirlpool’s Dublin centre set to close

105 jobs at risk as Whirlpool’s Dublin centre set to close

Company shifting production of dryers from France to Poland

Merlyn Industries doubles profits to €4.9 million

Merlyn Industries doubles profits to €4.9 million

Turnover for the company increased by 49 per cent in 2016

Leanna Byrne: 'Don't be a zombie start-up'

Leanna Byrne: 'Don't be a zombie start-up'

Tips for bringing a struggling company back to life

Rebrandly to raise €5m for office in the Valley

Rebrandly to raise €5m for office in the Valley

Dublin-based start-up offers customised domain names; Firm aiming for €5 million and expects to add 35 staff across California and Irish offices

Sligo’s StableLab gallops into Britain and the US

Sligo’s StableLab gallops into Britain and the US

Equine blood testing firm focuses on vet market

An Post: The comforting public face of the state

An Post: The comforting public face of the state

While it was designed for a different Ireland, An Post meets the needs of our contemporary society – though not commercially

4 ways to take on start-ups with deep pockets

4 ways to take on start-ups with deep pockets

If your only advantage is being small, you may as well own it, writes Leanna Byrne

Camping booking site pitches to raise €1.6m in two years

Camping booking site pitches to raise €1.6m in two years

Campsited plans to hire five staff for expansion into Australia, New Zealand, and France

Nursing body hit with €17k Revenue penalties

Nursing body hit with €17k Revenue penalties

NMBI found to have breached public procurement guidelines in respect of almost €1 million of contracts

The women’s network versus the old boys’ club

The women’s network versus the old boys’ club

As CSO figures show just a quarter of Stem jobs are held by women, leading Irish businesswomen speak of the stories behind the statistics

Leanna Byrne: 'Gender funding gap raises questions for start-up sector'

Leanna Byrne: 'Gender funding gap raises questions for start-up sector'

Why are female start-up founders less successful at raising money from venture capital?

Teacher’s cogs turn to solve an age-old maths problem

Teacher’s cogs turn to solve an age-old maths problem

Colm Ó hAnluain has worked as a primary school teacher for the past 21 years

Algorithm realises burning ambition

Algorithm realises burning ambition

Having paved the way in experiential marketing, the creative production agency is working on a piece for Burning Man in Nevada

Another accountant asked, “What’s your five-year plan?” I said, ‘I don’t have one’

Another accountant asked, “What’s your five-year plan?” I said, ‘I don’t have one’

Deloitte Ireland has been Brendan Jennings’ home for 36 years. As the firm’s managing partner, he now leads 2,800 staff and oversees a €250 million-a-year turnover

Primark to grow its retail network in Germany

Primark to grow its retail network in Germany

Latest expansion will see the retailer grow from 22 to 29 branches in Germany