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.

Ex-INBS director endured ‘a lot of stress’ during liquidation, court hears

Ex-INBS director endured ‘a lot of stress’ during liquidation, court hears

Stan Purcell said the action had “consumed” his life

Julia Holmes: a life of crime: ‘Never met her, never wanted to meet her’

Julia Holmes: a life of crime: ‘Never met her, never wanted to meet her’

Questions remain after last week's harrowing inquest into the mysterious deaths of fraudster Julia Holmes and her partner Thomas Ruttle

Dunne gets five-year director ban

Dunne gets five-year director ban

Orders against Dunne and his associate Ross Connolly were secured by liquidator Declan Taite

Government needed to close suspended sentences loophole

Government needed to close suspended sentences loophole

Several prisoners have sought release since last Tuesday's High Court ruling

The Dunne Dossier: Sean Dunne, Gayle Killilea, and their trail of debt

The Dunne Dossier: Sean Dunne, Gayle Killilea, and their trail of debt

Gayle Killilea's legal team will this week attempt strike out bankruptcy officials' efforts to recover property interests

Goodman Confidential: New legal battle for beef baron

Goodman Confidential: New legal battle for beef baron

Former director suing Parma over 7.5 per cent share of former Bank of Ireland site on Baggot St

Euro Safety clears big legal hurdle in action against Fás

Euro Safety clears big legal hurdle in action against Fás

Company taking action over claims it was “blacklisted”

Property developer files suit against the Central Bank and Ernst & Young

Property developer files suit against the Central Bank and Ernst & Young

John Morrissey claims both were aware of overcharging

Crunch time for Stokes family

Crunch time for Stokes family

Insolvency finalising due tomorrow

McGeever: master of the confidence trick

McGeever: master of the confidence trick

A rogue property tycoon created the illusion of wealth to dupe investors into parting with millions

Former Anglo exec Tiarnan O'Mahoney to be retried, Court of Appeal rules

Former Anglo exec Tiarnan O'Mahoney to be retried, Court of Appeal rules

Defence argues retrial would have been unfair on 56-year-old

Purcell could lay bare secret IBRC deal

Purcell could lay bare secret IBRC deal

Retired director is taking an action aimed at halting the inquiry

Bankruptcy bid denied to man owing nearly €25m

Bankruptcy bid denied to man owing nearly €25m

Carlow businessman fears AIB could ‘scoop the pot’ from taxman

When the fourth estate becomes the fifth court

When the fourth estate becomes the fifth court

The media can sometimes cross the line of accountability, says criminal barrister Michael O’Higgins

Privacy rights loophole poses headache for competition watchdog

Privacy rights loophole poses headache for competition watchdog

The court has left it up to the parties to resolve the dispute