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.

Key letter absent from witness file in Gerald Kean EBS case

Key letter absent from witness file in Gerald Kean EBS case

Solicitor Patrick Dorgan only became aware of the error after he had finalised his professional report for the case

Custom House Capital the long and  winding road of the liquidation

Custom House Capital the long and winding road of the liquidation

It collapsed almost six years ago owing its clients €66 million, but the increasingly messy winding-up of Custom House Capital threatens to drag on for some time to come

Judge entitled to jail man in ‘anarchy’ repossession case

Judge entitled to jail man in ‘anarchy’ repossession case

Court of appeal finds judges must be afforded “very wide discretion” in dealing with disruption

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