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 we get a debate on judicial reform?

Will we get a debate on judicial reform?

It wasn't a surprise that Chief Justice Frank Clarke didn't dwell on the topic in his address, but it was a pity, writes Francesca Comyn

Post Podcast: Ryanair, Uber, property tax fears and a 'boring' Budget

Post Podcast: Ryanair, Uber, property tax fears and a 'boring' Budget

Francesca Comyn is joined by Jack Horgan-Jones, Hugh O'Connell and Jonathan Healy

Two farmers made ‘scandalous’ allegations about Comer firm

Two farmers made ‘scandalous’ allegations about Comer firm

Court was told fencing was ripped down, locks were cut and a horse was impounded

Judge refuses to halt €57m Beaumont hospital contract over tender dispute

Judge refuses to halt €57m Beaumont hospital contract over tender dispute

Justice Michael Twomey ruled that patient outcomes at the north Dublin hospital must take priority over a dispute about the procurement process

Policing the tone: Profile of John O’Keeffe:

Policing the tone: Profile of John O’Keeffe:

The GRA press officer's recent interview with RTÉ's Paul Reynolds about the fake Garda breath tests fiasco was awkward, entertaining and destined to go viral

Nama takes legal action on Dunne Stateside

Nama takes legal action on Dunne Stateside

Agency aims to enforce its security in €17 million south Dublin estate; Woodtown Manor earmarked for a hotel and conference centre during boom

Plastic surgeon to the stars sues MailOnline in Dublin

Plastic surgeon to the stars sues MailOnline in Dublin

Lawyer Tweed served writ days before one-year limit

Pinsent Masons finalises Dublin plans

Pinsent Masons finalises Dublin plans

British law giant to open base in October, focusing on financial services and technology

O’Reilly’s latest stories rise above the rest

O’Reilly’s latest stories rise above the rest

Fiction: Levitation, By Sean O’Reilly, The Stinging Fly, €18.40

Flurry of new pyrite lawsuits lodged against Irish Asphalt

Flurry of new pyrite lawsuits lodged against Irish Asphalt

Millions in damages sought arising from alleged pyrite damage in a dozen boom-time developments in the greater Dublin area

Monica Leech sues top law firm over libel case fees

Monica Leech sues top law firm over libel case fees

The communications expert lodged High Court proceedings in the past week after a public parting of ways with the firm over fees, five years ago

Abuse survivor to sue state over ‘failure’ to investigate case

Abuse survivor to sue state over ‘failure’ to investigate case

Fiona Doyle's case caused a storm in 2013 when her father Patrick O'Brien was handed down a lenient three-year jail sentence

Over 100 apply for one Circuit Court vacancy

Over 100 apply for one Circuit Court vacancy

The Judicial Appointments Advisory Board (Jaab) received 112 applications for a single Circuit Co...

Closer to closure?

Closer to closure?

After nearly 17 years without a breakthrough, a gangland informant has shed new light on the disappearance of Trevor Deely, writes Francesca Comyn

'Slower and dearer': Ireland's probate problem

'Slower and dearer': Ireland's probate problem

Insurer's report contains few surprises, but not everyone agrees on the causes of delay, writes Francesca Comyn