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.

Citizen O’Brien: Denis, the Dáil and democracy

Citizen O’Brien: Denis, the Dáil and democracy

In a jam-packed courtroom, Denis O’Brien’s team laid out his case why a precedent of ‘anarchy’ could be set if he failed to get his way on the matter of Dáil privilege

High Court asked to rule on mentally ill boy’s treatment

High Court asked to rule on mentally ill boy’s treatment

The teenager has made attempts on his life

Denis O'Brien claims he received chilling death threats

Denis O'Brien claims he received chilling death threats

Businessman tells of intimidation by two people which he reported to gardai

O'Brien to be sole witness in Dáil privilege legal battle

O'Brien to be sole witness in Dáil privilege legal battle

Businessman claim TDs' comments breached his constitutional rights

Supreme Court overturns judgment on €1.7 million loan

Supreme Court overturns judgment on €1.7 million loan

Ulster Bank secured summary judgment in the High Court against Paula Tiernan

Wills special: A guide to enduring power of attorney

Wills special: A guide to enduring power of attorney

With the Department of Health projecting that the numbers of people with dementia will nearly treble in the next 30 years, those with the illness are urged to look at an EPA soon after diagnosis

More legal troubles for businessman Bourke

More legal troubles for businessman Bourke

Restaurateur accused of withholding accounts

Brexit knocks top law firms' confidence

Brexit knocks top law firms' confidence

Hundreds of British lawyers apply for Irish practising certificates

Ex-councillor at centre of ‘contentious’ multi-party legal action

Ex-councillor at centre of ‘contentious’ multi-party legal action

Business dealings of former Fianna Fáil councillor Ger Killally at the heart of legal action

‘The widow executed a new will. Her children were unsure why’

‘The widow executed a new will. Her children were unsure why’

The inside story of how a family fought in court after one son got power of attorney over his mother’s affairs

Solicitor dispute to cost Law Society €750,000

Solicitor dispute to cost Law Society €750,000

Bill relates to a drawn out battle with struck off Kenmare solicitor Colm Murphy

Stokes’ pensions less than €2k per month

Stokes’ pensions less than €2k per month

The former owners of the Unicorn restaurant on Merrion Row in Dublin have been facing down bankruptcy proceedings for the past year

CarVal unit takes debt action against Parallel Films

CarVal unit takes debt action against Parallel Films

Parallel is the production house behind dramas Albert Nobbs, Breakfast on Pluto and Triage

Media organisations will be watching Defamation Act review closely

Media organisations will be watching Defamation Act review closely

The Tánaiste is starting a five-year review of the Defamation Act

Inquiries may be a casualty of Shatter’s recent vindication

Inquiries may be a casualty of Shatter’s recent vindication

Alan Shatter’s legal victory may be a Pyrrhic one, but it leaves the future of the preliminary inquiries in some doubt