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’Sullivan changes tune on Conroy Gold prospects

O’Sullivan changes tune on Conroy Gold prospects

His legal bid for company reform may have failed, but Conroy Gold’s largest shareholder is now happy again with the prospect of gold in the hills of Monaghan

Irish fashion setting store by online sales

Irish fashion setting store by online sales

As bricks-and-mortar retailers struggle to hold back the tide against online fashion giants, Irish businesses are targeting consumers in markets as diverse as Germany and Australia with online sales

Sharon Shannon in €100k vegan restaurant venture

Sharon Shannon in €100k vegan restaurant venture

Shannon, who is one of Ireland’s best known musicians, is planning to expand her Garden of Vegan food trucks into sit-down restaurants

Start-ups need to see broadband task completed

Start-ups need to see broadband task completed

After Eir's pull-out, what is important is that the government continues to make this tendering process a priority, while also getting the best deal it can for the state coffers

Nutri-cosmetics firm inks major deal to market product in Saudi Arabia

Nutri-cosmetics firm inks major deal to market product in Saudi Arabia

Roz Martin is chief executive of Martin Biotech

Irish firms seek their fortunes overseas

Irish firms seek their fortunes overseas

Once, they would have looked to Britain, but now a new generation of growing Irish firms are making their way in the US, Scandinavia and Japan

Facing the future: How to futureproof your business

Facing the future: How to futureproof your business

Seven Irish SME owners share how they’re steering their businesses towards success in 2018

Prognosis is good for remote medication monitoring

Prognosis is good for remote medication monitoring

A medtech company’s special bin for patients who self-inject medications at home is one of a range of ‘digital therapeutics’ that could help improve health outcomes for people with illnesses like cancer and rheumatoid arthritis

Ireland's small circle has start-up benefits

Ireland's small circle has start-up benefits

Even if your network in Ireland is large - relative to the tech scene in, say, Berlin - it is quite tight-knit, writes Leanna Byrne

Dylan Collins on the perils of 'passive' investing

Dylan Collins on the perils of 'passive' investing

Tech entrepreneur says his biggest losses were in Irish property investments

Dylan Collins's Superawesome mission

Dylan Collins's Superawesome mission

The digital entrepreneur may have created the successful start-up Demonware and gone on to found Superawesome, a multimillion-dollar company that keeps children safe online, but he still dreams of a career in rap music

Out-performing the performance review

Out-performing the performance review

The new wave of tech-led HR is all about two-way feedback and ‘creating a place where people come to grow’, says Aisling Teillard, chief executive of Tandem

Amateur singing network hits all the right notes

Amateur singing network hits all the right notes

Number of groups around Dublin grows to 15 and new class to open in Kildare

Winning your first customer

Winning your first customer

What start-ups need is an early adopter, a very special breed of customers who mean everything to a business. But where can you find them?

Énergie Fitness aims to bulk up to 32 Irish gyms by the end of the year

Énergie Fitness aims to bulk up to 32 Irish gyms by the end of the year

The Irish arm of the British-based fitness franchising group is opening ten new franchises in Ireland