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.

Nóirín O’Sullivan has three days to hand over missing Garda College letters

Nóirín O’Sullivan has three days to hand over missing Garda College letters

Garda Commissioner faces possibility of facing a specific finding against her in the watchdog’s upcoming report

Shane Ross and the injudicious crusade

Shane Ross and the injudicious crusade

Shaking up the process of judges’ appointments was supposed to be a win-win for Shane Ross. But the controversial appointment of Máire Whelan and the reopening of Stepaside Garda station have left him wide open to accusations of hypocrisy

PWC to apply for €30m in legal costs security for Quinn case

PWC to apply for €30m in legal costs security for Quinn case

Former insurer is suing PwC for €800 million after €1.6 billion black hole found in accounts

Retired chief justice slams Shane Ross’s plan

Retired chief justice slams Shane Ross’s plan

Ronan Keane called the plans “unwanted and misconceived”

Cleared Murphy demands probe into Jobstown garda investigation

Cleared Murphy demands probe into Jobstown garda investigation

'What happened in there for the last 10 weeks was disgusting,' says Solidarity TD

'Shane Ross has beaten the judicial insiders'

'Shane Ross has beaten the judicial insiders'

Appointments bill is unpopular in government, on opposition benches and among judiciary, says Francesca Comyn

Hall poised to raise €100m for distressed loans deal

Hall poised to raise €100m for distressed loans deal

Mortgage-to-rent scheme would buy properties and rent them back to occupants; Rents would be subsidised and occupants would be able to buy back under certain conditions

Eir could face massive penalties as ComReg goes for ‘low-hanging fruit’

Eir could face massive penalties as ComReg goes for ‘low-hanging fruit’

Telecom firm Eir could be facing multimillion euro fines if alleged regulatory breaches are uphel...

Revealed: Fingleton’s u-turn on Central Bank INBS inquiry

Revealed: Fingleton’s u-turn on Central Bank INBS inquiry

The former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive was initially disposed to cooperate with the investigation

O’Brien’s Red Flag legal action bill now approaching €3 million

O’Brien’s Red Flag legal action bill now approaching €3 million

The legal bill for Denis O’Brien’s ongoing legal action against public relations firm Red Fla...

Profile: Is new AG a Woulfe in sheep's clothing?

Profile: Is new AG a Woulfe in sheep's clothing?

Staunch Fine Gaeler was an each way bet in the race for AG, writes Francesca Comyn

Court asked to lift Goodman Blackrock  clinic injunction

Court asked to lift Goodman Blackrock clinic injunction

The Commercial Court has been asked to lift an injunction restraining Larry Goodman from appointi...

Garda college cash inquiry on the cards

Garda college cash inquiry on the cards

Public Accounts Committee prepares to grill O’Sullivan

Ex Quinn exec claims Central Bank trying to ‘justify its own failings’

Ex Quinn exec claims Central Bank trying to ‘justify its own failings’

Liam McCaffrey has brought judicial review proceedings aimed at halting probe into whether he was involved in breaking any rules

DJ Colm Hayes’s company faces tax case

DJ Colm Hayes’s company faces tax case

Legal proceedings have been initiated against Colm Hayes Media Services Ltd