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.

Hollywood studios join forces for Dublin piracy case

Hollywood studios join forces for Dublin piracy case

The copyright infringement action is being brought against all of the major internet service providers

Fore! Trump hit with suit over Irish golf course

Fore! Trump hit with suit over Irish golf course

Donald Trump resigned as a director of Doonbeg golf course a fortnight ago

Sean FitzPatrick Trial: ‘Continuous sequence of mistakes’

Sean FitzPatrick Trial: ‘Continuous sequence of mistakes’

Chief investigator O’Connell describes his mental state prior to his ‘panicked, shameful, unethical decision’ to shred investigation documents

Judicial appointments row will be solved, says courts body chief

Judicial appointments row will be solved, says courts body chief

George Birmingham is the president of the Association of Judges of Ireland (AJI)

The Sunday Interview: 'You always see despicable behaviour, but the law gives you tools to combat that'

The Sunday Interview: 'You always see despicable behaviour, but the law gives you tools to combat that'

Lawyer Declan Black says that a top law firm is like a Michelin-star restaurant: simple to explain, but exceptionally difficult to execute

FitzPatrick trial: Investigator admits 'calamitous' error

FitzPatrick trial: Investigator admits 'calamitous' error

Under cross-examination by former Anglo boss's barrister, ODCE legal advisor admits documents were shredded

O’Connell admits naivety, but denies ‘crusade’

O’Connell admits naivety, but denies ‘crusade’

Former Anglo boss’s legal team claim ODCE investigator allowed EY partners to collude on statements

Judges’ body meets to discuss changes to judicial appointments

Judges’ body meets to discuss changes to judicial appointments

Chief Justice Denham said to oppose Ross proposal for lay majority on committee

Cement raid has ‘wide implications’, court told

Cement raid has ‘wide implications’, court told

Case involving competition watchdog raid has implications for search and seizure laws

Report on collapsed CHC pegs liquidator’s fees at €1.1m

Report on collapsed CHC pegs liquidator’s fees at €1.1m

The 1,400 investors who lost money in CHC may face several more years of delays

Sheehan’s Blackrock exit plan hits a snag

Sheehan’s Blackrock exit plan hits a snag

Jimmy Sheehan sold his stake in the hospital for €16m to Larry Goodman in September

Francesca Comyn: Parliamentary supremacy wins out in the UK

Francesca Comyn: Parliamentary supremacy wins out in the UK

The ruling is a blow to Scotland and Northern Ireland whose devolved parliaments don't get a vote

Legal advice body warns of repossessions epidemic

Legal advice body warns of repossessions epidemic

Government urged to revisit mortgage-to-rent scheme

Priced out of justice?

Priced out of justice?

A growing cohort of lay litigants are representing themselves in court - but there are claims that some are ill-equipped for the fight and are causing delays to the system

Stokes creditors vote to accept huge haircut on debts

Stokes creditors vote to accept huge haircut on debts

Couple behind the Unicorn restaurant have been on the cusp of bankruptcy for more than a year