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.

Court told collapsed broker CHC could leave liquidator €1.2m out of pocket

Court told collapsed broker CHC could leave liquidator €1.2m out of pocket

Insufficient company funds in the collapsed broker Custom House Capital (CHC) could leave liquida...

Supreme Court will hear Guerin appeal on report

Supreme Court will hear Guerin appeal on report

Author of Garda whistleblower report to counter Shatter’s successful challenge to findings

Ruling on costs could prevent Ian Bailey from suing state again

Ruling on costs could prevent Ian Bailey from suing state again

An adverse costs ruling could scupper Ian Bailey’s chances of bringing a fresh case against gar...

'New chief justice is considered an effective and fair operator'

'New chief justice is considered an effective and fair operator'

Frank Clarke was the popular choice to replace Susan Denham, writes Francesca Comyn

Disclosures Tribunal: Bad blood in Bailieborough

Disclosures Tribunal: Bad blood in Bailieborough

Last week, the Disclosures Tribunal moved from its original focus to another, more unexpected revelation: the atmosphere of grievance and hostility against the whistleblower, which may have ultimately been the cause of his near-downfall

Lagan Group in legal row over insurance

Lagan Group in legal row over insurance

Lagan hired insurance brokers Ben McArdle to secure a professional indemnity insurance policy for its civil engineering business from October 2012

Angela Kerins makes new claims ahead of Supreme Court appeal

Angela Kerins makes new claims ahead of Supreme Court appeal

Last January, Kerins lost her High Court case against the PAC over committee hearings into money received by the charity

Restaurateur Bourke says no misappropriation despite liquidator claims

Restaurateur Bourke says no misappropriation despite liquidator claims

The well known businessman has also rejected an allegation that he received payments of €57,071 from the company’s bank accounts

'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...