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.

Carey suing INM and state over privacy controversy

Carey suing INM and state over privacy controversy

Move follows “rumour and innuendo surrounding a newspaper article”

Dunnes Stores challenge to The Square revamp is thrown out

Dunnes Stores challenge to The Square revamp is thrown out

Retailer claimed An Bord Pleanála had carried out inadequate environmental impact

Ferguson in Irish court case

Ferguson in Irish court case

Royal takes action against Sun

Garda culture shift yet to be witnessed

Garda culture shift yet to be witnessed

Despite promises of transparency and support, the culture appears not to have changed in the slightest

O'Higgins Report: A ‘mini-tribunal’ that took a heavy toll

O'Higgins Report: A ‘mini-tribunal’ that took a heavy toll

The gestation of the O’Higgins report was a gruelling affair which left many participants wondering if they themselves were on trial

Goodman’s Blackrock battle returns to High Court

Goodman’s Blackrock battle returns to High Court

Dr Joseph Sheehan lodges new claims against beef baron

Bankruptcy reprieve for former hurler

Bankruptcy reprieve for former hurler

Padraic Connolly and wife Delia escape bankruptcy

Suspended sentence for former Nama official

Suspended sentence for former Nama official

Commercially sensitive information was leaked

COMMENT: A litany of failings, but nobody is at fault

COMMENT: A litany of failings, but nobody is at fault

The word 'corrupt' and 'corruption' feature 91 times but no such findings were made, writes Francesca Comyn

Facebook agrees to identify people posting material in Quinn dispute

Facebook agrees to identify people posting material in Quinn dispute

Facebook's barrister argued it should not be drawn into the crossfire of a much wider dispute

Court is told of ‘ransom strip’ fear in O’Flynn scheme

Court is told of ‘ransom strip’ fear in O’Flynn scheme

Cork developer appealing against council’s refusal to grant planning permission for 164 houses

High Court refuses €1.47 million judgment against mother-of-two

High Court refuses €1.47 million judgment against mother-of-two

Judge told she was left in dark about business dealings of ex-husband

Irish Cement takes on planning board in CPO battle

Irish Cement takes on planning board in CPO battle

Challenge to harbour lands CPO at Foynes; Lawyers to seek judicial review

Watchdog probes Law Society in missing files row

Watchdog probes Law Society in missing files row

Data Protection Commission carried out inspection following complaint

Appeal court rules against Kelleher’s Nama action

Appeal court rules against Kelleher’s Nama action

Court found Kelleher's argument would make the debt action “immensely more complex, lengthy and costly”