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.

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: The HSE is reluctant to own up to culpability

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: The HSE is reluctant to own up to culpability

With so many costly and emotional legal actions, should a duty of candour be mandatory?

Move to block Quinn jnr’s access to €58,000 from dismissal action

Move to block Quinn jnr’s access to €58,000 from dismissal action

Lawyers claim he needs the cash to pay his mortgage and living expenses

Goodman considers High Court ruling appeal

Goodman considers High Court ruling appeal

Ruling blocks sale of another shareholder’s stake in the private Blackrock Clinic

AIB forced to hand over documents to liquidator in €4m ‘fraud’ case

AIB forced to hand over documents to liquidator in €4m ‘fraud’ case

Commercial court proceedings underway over land deal

Fennelly advised AG that he knew official whose advice was ignored

Fennelly advised AG that he knew official whose advice was ignored

The retired judge revealed he was acquainted with Ruth Fitzgerald

Fennelly: Claims counter claims and confusion

Fennelly: Claims counter claims and confusion

The commission has exposed a damning account of government malfunction and official obfuscation

Creche owner facing 38 suits for assault

Creche owner facing 38 suits for assault

Criminal charges were dropped against Deirdre Kelly last Friday, but the owner of the Links crech...

Fennelly: How events unfolded

Fennelly: How events unfolded

Timeline of how Judge Nial Fennelly arrived at his conclusions

Winning Ireland’s libel lottery

Winning Ireland’s libel lottery

Our libel laws are a theoretically attractive for foreign litigants but the expected deluge of cases has yet to materialise

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