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.

Scaffolding tycoon Michael Breslin insists Nama must sue him in New York

Scaffolding tycoon Michael Breslin insists Nama must sue him in New York

Breslin gave a personal guarantee to Anglo in connection with loans of €22 million

Consortium challenges AIB’s move on personal guarantees

Consortium challenges AIB’s move on personal guarantees

Boomtime investment of €15 million in a Radisson hotel in France went sour

Appeals court fast-tracks legal challenge over €90 million in claims

Appeals court fast-tracks legal challenge over €90 million in claims

Motor Insurance Bureau wants to overturn decision on 1,750 claims

Sunday Interview: Isolde Goggin

Sunday Interview: Isolde Goggin

Ensuring a competitive marketplace and consumer protection go hand-in-hand

City of lights: cold days and long nights in Dublin call for warming spirits

City of lights: cold days and long nights in Dublin call for warming spirits

Francesca Comyn enjoys chance meetings and a cosy bed ahead of Christmas

Bloxham’s bankrupt head of finance had €6.4m debts

Bloxham’s bankrupt head of finance had €6.4m debts

Court documents reveal the Revenue blocked 39-year-old from entering debt write down

Stokes twins declared bankrupt

Stokes twins declared bankrupt

Restaurateurs €13m in the red

David Drumm's US detention term could last years

David Drumm's US detention term could last years

If Drumm were refused bail he would be in a US detention facility for a term that could be “years longer” than any sentence

Profile Máire Whelan: Whelan’s dealings

Profile Máire Whelan: Whelan’s dealings

And nearly five years into the job, legal and civil service gossip suggests that all is not rosy at Whelan’s office

Lowry claims Moriarty Tribunal discriminated against him on costs

Lowry claims Moriarty Tribunal discriminated against him on costs

“Simply no evidence” for the tribunal's charge that he had furnished falsified documents, lawyers claim

I’m relying on family handouts, says Fingleton

I’m relying on family handouts, says Fingleton

Former Irish Nationwide boss tries to block inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches

Matter of 90 minutes could delay DIT campus

Matter of 90 minutes could delay DIT campus

BAM is suing the Department of Education and the National Treasury Managment Agency after it lost out on a €200 million tender

How a farmer took on Ireland INC and won

How a farmer took on Ireland INC and won

The IDA offered him millions and then took him to court, but Thomas Reid refused to let go of his ancestral home and lands

Farmer wins court battle to stop IDA taking his Co Kildare land

Farmer wins court battle to stop IDA taking his Co Kildare land

Thomas Reid fought objected attempts to acquire his farm by CPO claiming EU was acting as "stalking horses" for American companies

Oh, brother: Sheehans in stand-off at the Blackrock Clinic

Oh, brother: Sheehans in stand-off at the Blackrock Clinic

Joseph Sheehan is fighting 28 per cent stakeholder Larry Goodman over claims the beef baron is trying to take a controlling interest