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.

Clinical trial: the long-running battle for control of the Blackrock Clinic

Clinical trial: the long-running battle for control of the Blackrock Clinic

“It’s a mess,” was the verdict of one source close to the hospital

Blow for Goodman as haircut ordered for Blackrock debts

Blow for Goodman as haircut ordered for Blackrock debts

Judge rules surcharge interest rate amounted to an unenforceable penalty

A nightmare in care

A nightmare in care

Cases of Grace and Ann could be the tip of iceberg, says whistleblower

DPP: no charges on five child abuse files at foster home

DPP: no charges on five child abuse files at foster home

Insufficient evidence in the to press charges

High Court dismisses Fianna Fail activist's gender quota challenge

High Court dismisses Fianna Fail activist's gender quota challenge

Party had discretion in deciding gender quotas, judge said

DePuy’s changed defence may affect Irish lawsuits

DePuy’s changed defence may affect Irish lawsuits

The orthopaedics manufacturer is facing legal action from over 1,100 Irish patients

‘Brightening up’ the books: Anglo phone recordings

‘Brightening up’ the books: Anglo phone recordings

Internal emails showed €4bn was withdrawn from the bank in September 2008

Anglo Four ‘puffed out’ bank’s figures by €7.2bn, court told

Anglo Four ‘puffed out’ bank’s figures by €7.2bn, court told

The case against Willie McAteer, John Bowe, Denis Casey and Peter Fitzpatrick continues

McGregor locks horns with Sunday World

McGregor locks horns with Sunday World

MMA star takes action over picture of his K Club property

Four ex-Anglo bankers on trial accused “manifestly dishonest” scheme

Four ex-Anglo bankers on trial accused “manifestly dishonest” scheme

Charged with conspiring to create impression deposits were around €7.2 bn euro

Profile The Criminal Assets Bureau: Calling the CAB

Profile The Criminal Assets Bureau: Calling the CAB

CAB's Chief Superintendent Eugene Corcoran has described the bureau as “relentless”

Careful whispers: What effect is lobbying having behind closed doors?

Careful whispers: What effect is lobbying having behind closed doors?

Some 800 corporates and PR firms have signed up to the national lobbying register in four months

EXCLUSIVE: CAB breaks its silence on Moriarty probe

EXCLUSIVE: CAB breaks its silence on Moriarty probe

Intention is ‘to interview all relevant parties’, says CAB chief

Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life & Permanent chiefs to stand trial next Monday

Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life & Permanent chiefs to stand trial next Monday

All four executives deny attempting to mislead investors over value of deposits

Drumm defence hindered by lack of computer in jail

Drumm defence hindered by lack of computer in jail

Legal team claim he should be released to review extradition documents