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.

Up to 60 prison officers late for court in "wildcat" action

Up to 60 prison officers late for court in "wildcat" action

They were delayed when 15 Prison Service workers turned up for work without driving licences

€1m Keane lawsuit driven by mobile billboard ‘mockery’

€1m Keane lawsuit driven by mobile billboard ‘mockery’

The Ireland assistant manager calls his depiction as William Wallace in warpaint ‘cruel and vulgar’

FitzPatrick’s ‘paws all over’ case, but Seanie isn’t there

FitzPatrick’s ‘paws all over’ case, but Seanie isn’t there

Defendant’s lawyer compares former banker with ‘man on grassy knoll'

Goodman accused in fresh Blackrock Clinic control fight

Goodman accused in fresh Blackrock Clinic control fight

More hostilities in long-running battle for private hospital

Sentencing weighs heavily on rape victims

Sentencing weighs heavily on rape victims

Waiving the right to anonymity shouldn’t be necessary if the system fails you

Ring of Confidence: Mary Ellen Ring profiled

Ring of Confidence: Mary Ellen Ring profiled

Freshly-promoted Circuit Court judge Mary Ellen Ring is seen by former bar colleagues as a smart...

Firm pays €1m over faulty hip ops

Firm pays €1m over faulty hip ops

Medical device supplier DePuy International pays more than €1 million to a dozen Irish patients who claimed they were harmed by an artificial hip replacement product

FitzPatrick fretted over ‘friends’ on non-resident accounts list

FitzPatrick fretted over ‘friends’ on non-resident accounts list

Anglo trial witness says she was told to remove name from list to be submitted to Revenue

A class apart? Ireland’s back-door class actions

A class apart? Ireland’s back-door class actions

Irish law has no statutory provision for class actions - cases taken by groups of people who feel aggrieved and club together to seek redress. But there are a number of ways around the rules

The Dwyer Trial: how  the  case  unfolded

The Dwyer Trial: how the case unfolded

A remarkable set of coincidences transformed a missing persons case into a murder trial that revealed the relentless pursuit of a vulnerable woman by a ruthless predator.