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.

Podcast: Accidental landlords, Brexit, Conor McGregor's Dublin

Podcast: Accidental landlords, Brexit, Conor McGregor's Dublin

Francesca Comyn is joined by Michael Brennan, Róisín Burke, Mary Regan and Jack Horgan-Jones

Garda claims whistleblower status after conviction for harassment

Garda claims whistleblower status after conviction for harassment

Eve Doherty wrote to the Disclosures Tribunal earlier this year, asking to be included

Woman who overstated her Leaving results loses BoI case

Woman who overstated her Leaving results loses BoI case

Glenda Genockey was offered a job by the bank, but her Leaving Certificate results showed she had failed maths

Bar Council unable to obtain indemnity cover on claims

Bar Council unable to obtain indemnity cover on claims

Annual report states premium increases of 300 per cent were being quoted to retain a judicial review extension on the policy

Ex-Fatah leader in Irish defamation action against Twitter and Facebook

Ex-Fatah leader in Irish defamation action against Twitter and Facebook

The action, lodged last week, relates to the dissemination on social media of allegedly false and damaging claims made about Dahlan

Black Widow Nevin granted hearing in bid to claim murdered husband’s estate

Black Widow Nevin granted hearing in bid to claim murdered husband’s estate

Nevin was found guilty of her husband's murder in 2000

PwC wins €500k contract for ‘cultural audit’ of Garda

PwC wins €500k contract for ‘cultural audit’ of Garda

The professional services giant’s main task will be to survey gardaí and carry out focus groups

Developer Morrissey faces ‘catch-22 dilemma’ after huge Nama legal costs

Developer Morrissey faces ‘catch-22 dilemma’ after huge Nama legal costs

Developer John Morrissey has ratcheted up six-figure pre-trial legal costs in his High Court dama...

Establishment all rose for departing thorn Browne

Establishment all rose for departing thorn Browne

'The number of willing attendees to his farewell do last Friday was so high, he had to change to a bigger venue'

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