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.

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

Ex-judge: insurance industry ‘behind the curve’ on fraud

Ex-judge: insurance industry ‘behind the curve’ on fraud

Nicholas Kearns was addressing a seminar of insurance professionals in London

Extra €5m could be spent on recovering assets for Custom House Capital clients

Extra €5m could be spent on recovering assets for Custom House Capital clients

It may take several more years before investors are compensated for the collapse of broker

Former property developer appeals Nama possession order over luxury estate

Former property developer appeals Nama possession order over luxury estate

George Tracey runs the Mearescourt Georgian manor house in Co Westmeath as a bed and breakfast

X Factor’s Walsh among investors suing Meath firm

X Factor’s Walsh among investors suing Meath firm

Walsh, along with other investors, are seeking summary judgment against Noel Howley

Profile: Peter Charleton – on his guard

Profile: Peter Charleton – on his guard

Though known as a model of rigorous efficiency, the Supreme Court justice surprised everybody with his quick exit from the traps

High Court grants leave to appoint examiner at Dublin’s Regency Hotel

High Court grants leave to appoint examiner at Dublin’s Regency Hotel

Venue was the scene of a fatal gangland shooting last year

McCabe falsely accused of trying to change DPP verdict

McCabe falsely accused of trying to change DPP verdict

Untrue claim was made by a senior member of the force at the O’Higgins Commission of Investigation

Row over €26m debts at Regency

Row over €26m debts at Regency

Business was hit by ‘negative publicity’ of gangland murder

D&L’s €9.7m debt claim against Yolanda upheld

D&L’s €9.7m debt claim against Yolanda upheld

London construction project hit by financial downturn

Charleton tribunal must balance justice with costs

Charleton tribunal must balance justice with costs

Tribunal has the potential to protect whistleblowers, but it must not become like the lengthy and costly models of the past