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.

O’Donoghue: Women still second-class citizens

O’Donoghue: Women still second-class citizens

Former Penneys director in call for empowerment

Should start-ups take on extra investors?

Should start-ups take on extra investors?

While it is flattering to have many offers to invest and it is tough to turn down money, remember it is ok to say no or ‘Can you invest next time?’

Leanna Byrne on Business

Leanna Byrne on Business

GoCar takes another Leap forward, but as a country we still have a long way to go on public transport

Collins: Ireland has erred on digital age of consent

Collins: Ireland has erred on digital age of consent

Tech entrepreneur Dylan Collins has no time for the idea that social media cannot operate without harvesting children’s data, writes Leanna Byrne

McNamara gets on board with start-up Flender

McNamara gets on board with start-up Flender

Former Merrill Lynch International Bank director David McNamara has emerged as an investor in Dub...

Turnover at Belfast pub group hits £23m

Turnover at Belfast pub group hits £23m

Beannchor, the Belfast family-owned hospitality group, boosted its turnover to £23 million in th...

Spearline’s GDPR software leads to new jobs and €1m investment

Spearline’s GDPR software leads to new jobs and €1m investment

West Cork software company Spearline Labs is investing €1 million to build a new office to hous...

Because you're worth it? Valuing your start-up

Because you're worth it? Valuing your start-up

Whichever method you use, the real problem is making sure the valuation is right – not too low or not too high

Siro to open six broadband hubs this year

Siro to open six broadband hubs this year

Mullingar and Naas are tipped as two of the new hub locations, as the company hopes to add another 200 jobs at all of its hubs over the next three years

Trócaire chief targets extra €13m

Trócaire chief targets extra €13m

Éamonn Meehan, executive director of Trócaire, discusses his vocation as a humanitarian and why the iconic Lenten donation box still has such resonance in Irish society

Gigabit hubs bring big-city connectivity to the countryside

Gigabit hubs bring big-city connectivity to the countryside

Siro, the joint venture between Vodafone and ESB (which is investing €450 million in building Ireland’s first fibre-to-the-building broadband network) last week opened Enterprise House in Carlow

Facebook’s Dublin HQ central to $5bn US tax probe

Facebook’s Dublin HQ central to $5bn US tax probe

The Internal Revenue Service said the social network was improperly withholding documents 'which relate to decisions made by Facebook to establish an overseas headquarters in Dublin' as part of a tax strategy

Dublin T-shirt maker Tonn makes it big in Japan

Dublin T-shirt maker Tonn makes it big in Japan

‘We can just chase the sun,’ says owner Harding

An Indian coup for Cork political tech start-up

An Indian coup for Cork political tech start-up

Vconnecta app to be used at millions of doors

Dublin sports-tech firm Kitman strikes deal down under

Dublin sports-tech firm Kitman strikes deal down under

Kitman Labs, the Dublin-based sports-tech company, has struck a deal with the Australian National...