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.

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

A class apart? Ireland’s back-door class actions

A class apart? Ireland’s back-door class actions

Irish law has no statutory provision for class actions - cases taken by groups of people who feel aggrieved and club together to seek redress. But there are a number of ways around the rules

The Dwyer Trial: how  the  case  unfolded

The Dwyer Trial: how the case unfolded

A remarkable set of coincidences transformed a missing persons case into a murder trial that revealed the relentless pursuit of a vulnerable woman by a ruthless predator.