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.

New Products: From budget to business

New Products: From budget to business

The latest gadgets reviewed.

Back to College: A lesson on what students need

Back to College: A lesson on what students need

Leanna Byrne has all the advice for third-level students on the tools required to go back to school.

Transition year doesn't add up for maths

Transition year doesn't add up for maths

Widely regarded as a tool for improving student performance, transition year damages maths and reading ability, according to educational research.

Smartphones: Getting the most out of your mobile

Smartphones: Getting the most out of your mobile

There are a number of apps available that will maximise your smartphone's functions and make your life easier in the process, writes Leanna Byrne.

Fire crews stuck in slow lane as they wait for kit

Fire crews stuck in slow lane as they wait for kit

The Irish Fire and Emergency Services Association (IFESA) has expressed concern over delays in the supply of essential equipment to fire stations.

Students hit with water rates'

Students hit with water rates'

Some landlords are hiking rents for students by anything from €60 a month because of anticipated water charges.

Decision time looms for 50,000 students in receipt of CAO offers

Decision time looms for 50,000 students in receipt of CAO offers

Tomorrow is the last chance for the 50,000 students who received course offers to decide on CAO offers and to apply for the CAO Available Places facility.

Doors opening for new adoptions

Doors opening for new adoptions

Colleges squeeze foreign students for more cash.

Top of the swots

Top of the swots

Having received their offers, tens of thousands of students are preparing for life at third level. But how do our colleges fare in international rankings?

Energy experts warn on possible cost of wind power

Energy experts warn on possible cost of wind power

Irish taxpayers could be paying more than €100 a month for wind power, according to energy experts commissioned by anti-pylons group, ReThink Pylons.

Colleges squeeze foreign students for more cash

Colleges squeeze foreign students for more cash

Five third-level institutions have hiked international fees for non-EU undergraduates in the last three years, The Sunday Business Post has learned.

Irish interest in Premier League travel packages grows

Irish interest in Premier League travel packages grows

Travel agencies have reported an increase in sales for English Premier League packages this year compared to sales for the previous five years.

Lunchtime shake-up at Today FM

Lunchtime shake-up at Today FM

Dermot Whelan and Dave Moore are set to debut a new lunchtime show on Today FM in early September as part of a series of changes to the radio station’s autumn schedule.

Awards scheme for young entrepreneur

Awards scheme for young entrepreneur

Secondary school students nationwide are invited to take part in a new entrepreneurship awards scheme, a fundraising initiative from children's charity Make A Wish Ireland.

Get yourself ‘mortgage-ready’

Get yourself ‘mortgage-ready’

Getting approval to buy your first home has become easier – but it’s still a complicated process that requires plenty of planning.