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.

Loxam swoops on Swan Plant Hire

Loxam swoops on Swan Plant Hire

The acquisition, which was advised by Grant Thornton, is part of Loxam’s plans to expand across the country

Audi Centre brings a modern retail experience to customers

Audi Centre brings a modern retail experience to customers

The ultra-modern Audi Centre is based around Audi’s newest design concept

Does hiring interns pay for start-ups?

Does hiring interns pay for start-ups?

Start-ups usually do a terrible job hiring and managing interns and may be better off biting the bullet and taking on experienced staff

Explorer, distiller, trader tycoon... Dr Teeling, I presume

Explorer, distiller, trader tycoon... Dr Teeling, I presume

Over the course of three months, The Sunday Business Post met John Teeling numerous times to find out what makes the tycoon tick

Harassment: The ripple effect

Harassment: The ripple effect

Increasing numbers of people are coming forward to complain of sexual harassment in the workplace. And in many cases, one person’s jokey banter is another person’s unwanted advance

Smooth operator: Ice rink firm to cater for 170k skaters

Smooth operator: Ice rink firm to cater for 170k skaters

l Cork company installing new rink at town park in Castlebar, Co Mayo

‘I spent nine months building this Irish story around a hipster teashop’

‘I spent nine months building this Irish story around a hipster teashop’

Dylan Townsend has been making short films for some time now, but his comedy series Hipsterverse is his most ambitious project to date, writes Leanna Byrne

Acting fast and slow

Acting fast and slow

For many founders, the best thing about running a start-up is the speed of decision-making, but this also has its pitfalls

Castlebar on ice

Castlebar on ice

New rink to attract skaters from Westport, Ballina and Galway

Taxback to double global workforce

Taxback to double global workforce

The company is part of Terry Clune’s Taxback Group

Vulture swoops on Microsoft Ireland boss

Vulture swoops on Microsoft Ireland boss

Goldman Sachs firm’s €497k judgment

Tech firm Codec to take on 300 staff

Tech firm Codec to take on 300 staff

The company, which has offices in Cork, Galway, Belfast, London, Cologne and Warsaw

This week

This week

Get high The Glow Festival is back this year to light up Cork’s Bishop Lucey Park, transforming...

Profits of €3.6m make Lily O’Brien’s a tempting prospect for buyers

Profits of €3.6m make Lily O’Brien’s a tempting prospect for buyers

The company, founded 25 years ago by former independent senator Mary Ann O’Brien, saw profits rise from €1.8m in 2015

Gym+Coffee presses ahead with virtual US launch

Gym+Coffee presses ahead with virtual US launch

The Dublin-based athleisure brand Gym+Coffee is opening its virtual doors in the US, after securi...