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.

Irish Radisson Blu investors lose French court battle

Irish Radisson Blu investors lose French court battle

The decision could render ‘moot’ the bid to oust AIB's receiver in the Irish courts.

Creditor tries to block €2m gym rescue deal

Creditor tries to block €2m gym rescue deal

A landlord creditor who is owed €16,000 is trying to block a €2 million investment package ai...

Goodman in ‘aggressive’ Blackrock plot

Goodman in ‘aggressive’ Blackrock plot

Beef baron Larry Goodman made a secretive move against another shareholder in the Blackrock Clinic, the High Court has found.

Courting the future: Change for barristers

Courting the future: Change for barristers

In this, the first in a series of in-depth looks at key areas of Irish life, Francesca Comyn assesses what lies ahead for the legal profession

Burned investors go legal over €27m French hotel deal

Burned investors go legal over €27m French hotel deal

Luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Toulouse entered pre-administration last autumn

Anglo trial: The inside story of how the three bankers were caught and jailed

Anglo trial: The inside story of how the three bankers were caught and jailed

The historic case arose after Seán FitzPatrick’s brother-in-law was removed from a client list sent to Revenue

Three former Anglo officials to be jailed for conspiring to hide accounts

Three former Anglo officials to be jailed for conspiring to hide accounts

Three former Anglo Irish Bank staff have been jailed for hiding accounts, linked to former chairman Sean FitzPatrick, from the Revenue Commissioners

Up to 60 prison officers late for court in "wildcat" action

Up to 60 prison officers late for court in "wildcat" action

They were delayed when 15 Prison Service workers turned up for work without driving licences

€1m Keane lawsuit driven by mobile billboard ‘mockery’

€1m Keane lawsuit driven by mobile billboard ‘mockery’

The Ireland assistant manager calls his depiction as William Wallace in warpaint ‘cruel and vulgar’

FitzPatrick’s ‘paws all over’ case, but Seanie isn’t there

FitzPatrick’s ‘paws all over’ case, but Seanie isn’t there

Defendant’s lawyer compares former banker with ‘man on grassy knoll'

Goodman accused in fresh Blackrock Clinic control fight

Goodman accused in fresh Blackrock Clinic control fight

More hostilities in long-running battle for private hospital

Sentencing weighs heavily on rape victims

Sentencing weighs heavily on rape victims

Waiving the right to anonymity shouldn’t be necessary if the system fails you

Ring of Confidence: Mary Ellen Ring profiled

Ring of Confidence: Mary Ellen Ring profiled

Freshly-promoted Circuit Court judge Mary Ellen Ring is seen by former bar colleagues as a smart...

Firm pays €1m over faulty hip ops

Firm pays €1m over faulty hip ops

Medical device supplier DePuy International pays more than €1 million to a dozen Irish patients who claimed they were harmed by an artificial hip replacement product

FitzPatrick fretted over ‘friends’ on non-resident accounts list

FitzPatrick fretted over ‘friends’ on non-resident accounts list

Anglo trial witness says she was told to remove name from list to be submitted to Revenue