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.

Planning chiefs will not defend challenge to Dún Laoghaire €18 million terminal berth

Planning chiefs will not defend challenge to Dún Laoghaire €18 million terminal berth

Legal action has been brought by Save our Seafronts over environmental concerns

Francesca Comyn: P is for privilege

Francesca Comyn: P is for privilege

'Journalists feeling the heat as Charleton Tribunal begins work'

Denis, the Dáil and democracy: how he lost his latest legal fight

Denis, the Dáil and democracy: how he lost his latest legal fight

Media tycoon Denis O’Brien suffered a knock-back on Friday when a court held that utterances made in the Dáil are still constitutionally protected

Esat row will return to Supreme Court tomorrow

Esat row will return to Supreme Court tomorrow

Underbidders Persona Digital and Sigma allege Esat won by bribing Michael Lowry

Just how much can be achieved in the two year timeframe under Article 50?

Just how much can be achieved in the two year timeframe under Article 50?

Legal experts give their assessment of what is likely to happen next on the road to Brexit

Quinn insurance battle with PwC to be marathon

Quinn insurance battle with PwC to be marathon

Court of Appeal judge says‘mammoth’ case will run for over year partly due to its complexity

Former La Stampa owner seeks €30m from AIB

Former La Stampa owner seeks €30m from AIB

Veteran entrepreneur Louis Murray formerly owned iconic 1980s nightclub The Pink Elephant

Brandtone to be wound up over €41m debt pile

Brandtone to be wound up over €41m debt pile

The Unilever-backed firm employs more than 100 people and promotes big brands like Pepsi, Heineken and Kelloggs

'Everything wrong with medical negligence cases is neither new or unique'

'Everything wrong with medical negligence cases is neither new or unique'

The current system is pleasing nobody - judges or victims, writes Francesca Comyn

Rescue 116 Tragedy

Rescue 116 Tragedy

For the Irish Coast Guard, this was beyond the professional - they were searching for their own colleagues

Galway clinic shareholders at war over €17m extension

Galway clinic shareholders at war over €17m extension

Founding surgeon Joseph Sheehan claims Larry Goodman is using “power play” to try to take complete ownership

Two legal suits hope to ground runway plan

Two legal suits hope to ground runway plan

Fingal County Council granted a five-year extension to the ten-year planning permission originally granted to the DAA

Ex-judge: insurance industry ‘behind the curve’ on fraud

Ex-judge: insurance industry ‘behind the curve’ on fraud

Nicholas Kearns was addressing a seminar of insurance professionals in London

Extra €5m could be spent on recovering assets for Custom House Capital clients

Extra €5m could be spent on recovering assets for Custom House Capital clients

It may take several more years before investors are compensated for the collapse of broker

Former property developer appeals Nama possession order over luxury estate

Former property developer appeals Nama possession order over luxury estate

George Tracey runs the Mearescourt Georgian manor house in Co Westmeath as a bed and breakfast