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.

Bloxham’s bankrupt head of finance had €6.4m debts

Bloxham’s bankrupt head of finance had €6.4m debts

Court documents reveal the Revenue blocked 39-year-old from entering debt write down

Stokes twins declared bankrupt

Stokes twins declared bankrupt

Restaurateurs €13m in the red

David Drumm's US detention term could last years

David Drumm's US detention term could last years

If Drumm were refused bail he would be in a US detention facility for a term that could be “years longer” than any sentence

Profile Máire Whelan: Whelan’s dealings

Profile Máire Whelan: Whelan’s dealings

And nearly five years into the job, legal and civil service gossip suggests that all is not rosy at Whelan’s office

Lowry claims Moriarty Tribunal discriminated against him on costs

Lowry claims Moriarty Tribunal discriminated against him on costs

“Simply no evidence” for the tribunal's charge that he had furnished falsified documents, lawyers claim

I’m relying on family handouts, says Fingleton

I’m relying on family handouts, says Fingleton

Former Irish Nationwide boss tries to block inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches

Matter of 90 minutes could delay DIT campus

Matter of 90 minutes could delay DIT campus

BAM is suing the Department of Education and the National Treasury Managment Agency after it lost out on a €200 million tender

How a farmer took on Ireland INC and won

How a farmer took on Ireland INC and won

The IDA offered him millions and then took him to court, but Thomas Reid refused to let go of his ancestral home and lands

Farmer wins court battle to stop IDA taking his Co Kildare land

Farmer wins court battle to stop IDA taking his Co Kildare land

Thomas Reid fought objected attempts to acquire his farm by CPO claiming EU was acting as "stalking horses" for American companies

Oh, brother: Sheehans in stand-off at the Blackrock Clinic

Oh, brother: Sheehans in stand-off at the Blackrock Clinic

Joseph Sheehan is fighting 28 per cent stakeholder Larry Goodman over claims the beef baron is trying to take a controlling interest

DePuy settles claims with 135 patients over hip implants

DePuy settles claims with 135 patients over hip implants

The ASR and ASR XL orthopaedic products were subject to a worldwide recall in 2010

Bailey asked retired judge to help stall French probe

Bailey asked retired judge to help stall French probe

Ian Bailey last month wrote to Mr Justice Nial Fennelly requesting assistance in stalling a seven...

RPA sued over bid for Luas contract

RPA sued over bid for Luas contract

A consortium that missed out on Dublin’s cross-city Luas line contract has claimed in the High ...

Profile: Chris Lehane, Cents of purpose

Profile: Chris Lehane, Cents of purpose

We take a closer look at the bankruptcy official crossing swords with Sean Dunne and Gayle Killilea

Beef baron’s ‘black art’ to up redemption cost of rival’s loan

Beef baron’s ‘black art’ to up redemption cost of rival’s loan

Court told that Goodman sought penalty interest in the battle for control of Blackrock Clinic shares