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.

Harvey’s Point invests €1 million

Harvey’s Point invests €1 million

Donegal hotel to woo corporate clients

Family Business Survival Guide: Taking business full circle

Family Business Survival Guide: Taking business full circle

The question of succession is an important one for all family businesses, with many pitfalls lying in wait. So how do you steer a course between keeping everybody happy and doing what’s best for the company?

Micro firms miss the online bus

Micro firms miss the online bus

Actually, our SMEs are not really embracing the digital age and I don’t blame them

STATSports scores three major European deals

STATSports scores three major European deals

Wearable tech firm signs with Scottish, Danish and Portuguese football associations

Insolvencies and start-ups both on rise

Insolvencies and start-ups both on rise

Some 5,146 companies have been dissolved this year

Monaghan’s Combilift to up R&D spend to €20m

Monaghan’s Combilift to up R&D spend to €20m

Forklift manufacturer positions itself for Brexit

Eagle Alpha prepares to grow staff numbers

Eagle Alpha prepares to grow staff numbers

Company currently employs 17 staff in Dublin and one in Los Angeles

'The first rule of disruption is you do not talk about disruption'

'The first rule of disruption is you do not talk about disruption'

The best case scenario is for your competitors to completely ignore you

Women for Election aims to raise €50,000

Women for Election aims to raise €50,000

Caroline Kirrane, Women for Election volunteer and finance lecturer in Trinity College Dublin (TCD), said the money will be used to subsidise next year’s training programmes

The Web Summit's boost to the nascent Irish fintech industry

The Web Summit's boost to the nascent Irish fintech industry

Paddy Cosgrave's conference is staying in Lisbon for now, but he has moved one of its offshoots to Dublin

Glasses maker Ambr has eye on upmarket retailers

Glasses maker Ambr has eye on upmarket retailers

Co-founder of the Dublin-based company Daniel Nugent said it has approached the craft and lifestyle shop Avoca

Start-up MindMyths raising €500,000 to fund mental health app

Start-up MindMyths raising €500,000 to fund mental health app

The Sligo-based company was founded by Samaritans volunteer Mark Roddy

'Pure altruism is rarely achieved - but keeping a responsible strategy pays off'

'Pure altruism is rarely achieved - but keeping a responsible strategy pays off'

Start-ups and enterprises in Ireland are becoming more socially responsible, writes Leanna Byrne

The recession and scandals had a direct impact on the amount of money we were graced with from the Irish public

The recession and scandals had a direct impact on the amount of money we were graced with from the Irish public

Growing up in Belfast during the Troubles, Dominic MacSorley was acutely aware of the consequences of violence. The insight proved crucial when he decided to quit his job in a law firm to work with Concern Worldwide

Time to take a united stand on terrorism

Time to take a united stand on terrorism

There needs to be a coordinated effort when it comes to tackling dark forces on the web. With Google, Facebook and Twitter headquartered here, it’s incumbent on us to act