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.

Rademon Estate Distillery in major revamp

Rademon Estate Distillery in major revamp

€2.8m investment set to triple gin output

Rebrandly to double its staff ahead of US move

Rebrandly to double its staff ahead of US move

Rebrandly, the Dublin-based branding technology company, is doubling its staff over the next 18 m...

The importance of protecting your IP

The importance of protecting your IP

A patent is a tool to prevent others from using your invention

Tapping into a global thirst for craft brands

Tapping into a global thirst for craft brands

More than 30 Irish gin brands on the market

Recruitment software company Initiafy plans to open new US hub

Recruitment software company Initiafy plans to open new US hub

Recruitment app for builders firm considers Florida and California for next expansion

Deal with MT is latest merger for Dublin area taxi app Lynk

Deal with MT is latest merger for Dublin area taxi app Lynk

The taxi app company recently secured mergers with two taxi companies in Kildare and last year merged with Blackrock Cabs

Polecat to double staff after €4.3m investment

Polecat to double staff after €4.3m investment

The company builds software for organisations to analyse online conversations and identify risks to their reputations

Dynasties 2018: A colossus orbited by three sons

Dynasties 2018: A colossus orbited by three sons

It all started with Tony O’Reilly sr, the dealmaker who towered over the Irish newspaper industry. Then everything was snatched away. But while O’Reilly sr is keeping a low profile these days, his family still hold some of the most powerful positions in Irish and international business, writes Leanna Byrne

Laundry tech firm Sproose plans to clean up in Britain

Laundry tech firm Sproose plans to clean up in Britain

Conor Wilson, co-founder of Sproose, said the firm was working with seven British dry cleaning companies

If I seem calm, it’s exhaustion . . . I could just sit here for two hours

If I seem calm, it’s exhaustion . . . I could just sit here for two hours

Just days ahead of the five-day, €73 million St Patrick’s Festival, chief executive Susan Kirby is already planning for 2020

Should start-ups control remote working?

Should start-ups control remote working?

There is no better way to highlight the benefits of remote working than a massive snowfall. But if you’re thinking of bringing in a work-from-home policy, try to balance it against what a start-up needs

Tech start-up revs up for major British expansion

Tech start-up revs up for major British expansion

Pixreview, which has developed a cloud-based customer review technology for car dealerships, has already secured major deals with the Drive Vauxhall Group

Dublin security firm on track to double turnover

Dublin security firm on track to double turnover

The security tech company 1 Plus Security is predicting a doubling in its staff count and turnove...

No business like snow business

No business like snow business

It has been a costly week for Irish businesses, hit by the double whammy of Storm Emma and the Beast from the East, writes Leanna Byrne

5 trends to emerge from the Hot 100 Start-ups

5 trends to emerge from the Hot 100 Start-ups

Patience, pivots and the rise in female founders are among the things Leanna Byrne spotted while compiling the list of 100 leading Irish start-ups