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.

Political thriller The Guarantee to hit the big screen

Political thriller The Guarantee to hit the big screen

The movie details the events surrounding the night of the bank guarantee and what led to the decision that cost taxpayers over €60 billion.

Fire services fall short in the budget

Fire services fall short in the budget

Next year’s budget allocation of €8 million to the Irish fire services is “insufficient”, say the Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association (IFESA).

Over €9.1 million in EU funding secured for third-levels and SMEs

Over €9.1 million in EU funding secured for third-levels and SMEs

Irish universities and institutes of technology have secured over €9.1 million in EU research and innovation funding.

Over 1,000 extra teachers needed to reduce pupil-teacher ratios at second-level

Over 1,000 extra teachers needed to reduce pupil-teacher ratios at second-level

More than 1,000 additional second-level classroom teacher posts are needed next year to reduce the pupil-teacher ratio to pre-austerity levels, according to figures from second-level teachers’ unions.

No surprises for education sector in Budget 2015

No surprises for education sector in Budget 2015

No surprises in the education sector with no new increases or reductions announced by Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan today.

Life at the bar

Life at the bar

Leanna Byrne spoke to Law Library newcomers about their experiences as junior barristers.

Mild autumn stalls winter clothing sales

Mild autumn stalls winter clothing sales

Balmy autumn weather in September has made it tough for retailers to shift winter clothing stock.

Increasing number of barristers opt to work outside Bar Council

Increasing number of barristers opt to work outside Bar Council

A number of barristers have decided to take their legal practice outside the Bar Council, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

Appropriate spending a high priority for Education Minister, she says

Appropriate spending a high priority for Education Minister, she says

Appropriate spending in publically funded higher education institutions is a high priority for Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan despite claims from college presidents that universities and institutes of technology are “over-regulated”, the Minister

Tech sector enjoying hardware revolution

Tech sector enjoying hardware revolution

Ireland is experiencing a ''hardware revolution in the technology sector.

Top Bord Gáis staff in secret bonus bonanza

Top Bord Gáis staff in secret bonus bonanza

Payments approved following Centrica sell-off.

Mobile Devices: Reading on the go

Mobile Devices: Reading on the go

Book apps mean that you can carry around a lot of reading and not be weighed down, writes Leanna Byrne.

Waiting for a second child

Waiting for a second child

Secondary infertility is an often misunderstood condition that can cause bemusement among friends and family, and immense distress to parents, writes Leanna Byrne.

Business of Sport: GAA babywear firm finds a silver lining of emigration

Business of Sport: GAA babywear firm finds a silver lining of emigration

Increased emigration has generated increased web sales for GAA babywear company Gagababy.

Innovators set for weekend Hackathon'

Innovators set for weekend Hackathon'

Ireland's first hardware Hackathon' is to be held in partnership with the Dublin City University Innovation Campus and PCH International next weekend.