Francesca Comyn

Francesca Comyn

Francesca Comyn is the Sunday Business Post’s Legal Affairs Correspondent. In this role, she drives the Post’s coverage of legal affairs, including litigation, legislation and the law. An award-winning journalist, Comyn was Courts Correspondent with Newstalk (and Today FM) for the past eight years. She was previously a news anchor at Newstalk and Q102 (Lite FM). Comyn is the recipient of a Justice Media Award. She graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1997 and later completed a law degree at DIT, Aungier Street.

Charleton tribunal must balance justice with costs

Charleton tribunal must balance justice with costs

Tribunal has the potential to protect whistleblowers, but it must not become like the lengthy and costly models of the past

Sean FitzPatrick trial: EY partner denies ‘pantomime’ for ODCE

Sean FitzPatrick trial: EY partner denies ‘pantomime’ for ODCE

FitzPatrick denies misleading the bank’s auditors and furnishing them with false information in relation to multimillion euro loans

The cost of divorce

The cost of divorce

For most married couples, splitting up involves a slow unthreading of entangled lives rather than...

Ryanair in legal action against US travel firm

Ryanair in legal action against US travel firm

Low-fares airline intends serving legal papers on US travel company Expedia this week

Internet providers call for personal responsibility in defamation laws

Internet providers call for personal responsibility in defamation laws

Internet titans claim they “should not be forced to police the internet”

Truck cartel faces legal action from Irish hauliers

Truck cartel faces legal action from Irish hauliers

Irish hauliers expected to lodge up to 60 claims by the end of the month

Taxman targets Gerald Kean

Taxman targets Gerald Kean

Case taken by Revenue against celebrity solicitor

Garda crisis: Crossing the thin blue line

Garda crisis: Crossing the thin blue line

An innocent man targeted with vicious smears. A police force bitterly at war. Claims and confusion in conflicted cabinet

Garda GUBU: Secret email raises new questions about false abuse claims

Garda GUBU: Secret email raises new questions about false abuse claims

Ross fury as confidence in Zappone hits all-time low; Former Sindo editor condemns McCabe media smear campaign

Hollywood studios join forces for Dublin piracy case

Hollywood studios join forces for Dublin piracy case

The copyright infringement action is being brought against all of the major internet service providers

Fore! Trump hit with suit over Irish golf course

Fore! Trump hit with suit over Irish golf course

Donald Trump resigned as a director of Doonbeg golf course a fortnight ago

Sean FitzPatrick Trial: ‘Continuous sequence of mistakes’

Sean FitzPatrick Trial: ‘Continuous sequence of mistakes’

Chief investigator O’Connell describes his mental state prior to his ‘panicked, shameful, unethical decision’ to shred investigation documents

Judicial appointments row will be solved, says courts body chief

Judicial appointments row will be solved, says courts body chief

George Birmingham is the president of the Association of Judges of Ireland (AJI)

The Sunday Interview: 'You always see despicable behaviour, but the law gives you tools to combat that'

The Sunday Interview: 'You always see despicable behaviour, but the law gives you tools to combat that'

Lawyer Declan Black says that a top law firm is like a Michelin-star restaurant: simple to explain, but exceptionally difficult to execute

FitzPatrick trial: Investigator admits 'calamitous' error

FitzPatrick trial: Investigator admits 'calamitous' error

Under cross-examination by former Anglo boss's barrister, ODCE legal advisor admits documents were shredded