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.

'Will black and white phone records clarify "a very grey world"?'

'Will black and white phone records clarify "a very grey world"?'

Veteran crime journalist Paul Williams rejected claims he had allowed himself be used by the gardai

Paul Williams says claims about McCabe smear campaign “completely untrue”

Paul Williams says claims about McCabe smear campaign “completely untrue”

The crime reporter told the Charleton tribunal he was never briefed against the garda whistleblower

Judge issues order to restrict lay litigant couple’s access to courts

Judge issues order to restrict lay litigant couple’s access to courts

An “exceptionally intelligent” couple, who made bizarre claims about virtual money “in the ...

O’Donnell creditors to share  €2 million dividend spread

O’Donnell creditors to share €2 million dividend spread

Creditors of bankrupt solicitor Brian O’Donnell are to get a €2 million dividend spread from ...

Father and son ‘face financial ruin’ over €5.2 million in unpaid taxes

Father and son ‘face financial ruin’ over €5.2 million in unpaid taxes

The High Court has found that a father and son from Wexford, who owe more than €5.2 million to ...

Dunne to Kavanagh: ‘Stop the bullshit as I can see through it from Cape Town’

Dunne to Kavanagh: ‘Stop the bullshit as I can see through it from Cape Town’

Tirade over D4 mansion contained in emails allegedly sent back and forth between developers last December

Linked Finance boss urges government to boost suppport for crowdfunding

Linked Finance boss urges government to boost suppport for crowdfunding

The government is being urged to introduce tax incentives and other measures to boost growth in t...

Crowd control

Crowd control

There's much to like about crowdfunding - but it's open to cybercrime, data breaches and spoofers, and regulation looks likely

Tusla accepts responsibility for McCabe errors in a no-blame culture

Tusla accepts responsibility for McCabe errors in a no-blame culture

Tusla has blamed a multitude of “terrible errors” on “bad file management” - cold comfort for families in contact with the service

Fitzpatrick loans investigation “fell below appropriate standards” - ODCE

Fitzpatrick loans investigation “fell below appropriate standards” - ODCE

Watchdog says complexity of probe could “not have been envisaged”

Francesca Comyn: 'Incompetence? Maybe. A conspiracy? We shall see.'

Francesca Comyn: 'Incompetence? Maybe. A conspiracy? We shall see.'

So far, the Charleton tribunal has uncovered one ‘catastrophic error’ and a series of procedural blunders, writes Francesca Comyn

Setback for Ryanair in legal suit against pilots’ association chief

Setback for Ryanair in legal suit against pilots’ association chief

Ryanair has received a blow to its legal action against Evan Cullen, the head of pilots associati...

A Tsunami of repossessions?

A Tsunami of repossessions?

For the past three months, Francesca Comyn has travelled Ireland examining the coalface of a looming repossessions crisis. This is her report

Nóirín O’Sullivan has three days to hand over missing Garda College letters

Nóirín O’Sullivan has three days to hand over missing Garda College letters

Garda Commissioner faces possibility of facing a specific finding against her in the watchdog’s upcoming report

Shane Ross and the injudicious crusade

Shane Ross and the injudicious crusade

Shaking up the process of judges’ appointments was supposed to be a win-win for Shane Ross. But the controversial appointment of Máire Whelan and the reopening of Stepaside Garda station have left him wide open to accusations of hypocrisy