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.

Fifteen car dealers raise stakes in €5m Toyota case

Fifteen car dealers raise stakes in €5m Toyota case

Carmaker allegedly engaged in anti-competitive practices

Documents on Sean Dunne's €58m home handed over

Documents on Sean Dunne's €58m home handed over

Paperwork was obtained from a leading lawyer who acted for Dunne in the purchase of 'Walford' on Dublin’s Shrewsbury Road.

Senior Real IRA figures grilled over assets

Senior Real IRA figures grilled over assets

Liam Campbell and Colm Murphy were quizzed over unpaid damages

Sweating the small print

Sweating the small print

European regulations have put an onus on businesses to make consumer contracts clear and jargon-free

David Drumm: Coming from America

David Drumm: Coming from America

He’s spent the last six years holed up in Boston but now it appears the ex-Anglo chief’s exile may be near an end

Sparkling Chekhov production dances around frivolous lives

Sparkling Chekhov production dances around frivolous lives

This English-language production of The Cherry Orchard is a whirl of motion

Neighbours at war: Michelle Rocca's Dalkey feud

Neighbours at war: Michelle Rocca's Dalkey feud

Michelle Morrison’s court battles with her neighbours have already cost her and husband, Van, €875,000

Van Morrison’s wife begins High Court battle against neighbours over hedge

Van Morrison’s wife begins High Court battle against neighbours over hedge

Former Miss Ireland Michelle Morisson wants to preserve the view from her exclusive Dalkey home

Jailed Anglo bankers apply for bail just ten weeks into sentences

Jailed Anglo bankers apply for bail just ten weeks into sentences

Jailed former Anglo Irish Bank executives Tiernan O’Mahoney and Bernard Daly will apply for bai...

Hozier suing over ‘groundless’ plagiarism claims

Hozier suing over ‘groundless’ plagiarism claims

The Irish singer-songwriter Hozier is taking legal action over claims that his breakthrough singl...

Dunne solicitor forced to comply with bankruptcy officials

Dunne solicitor forced to comply with bankruptcy officials

Property planning lawyer allegedly acted for developer in purchasing €58m home

Make your will without a bill: 10 simple steps to cut costs

Make your will without a bill: 10 simple steps to cut costs

Making a thorough will is the best way to save your family a lot of extra heartache after you are gone

Life, death and the law of the land

Life, death and the law of the land

Francesca Comyn examines the latest case stemming from the eighth amendment

O’Brien’s legal action to top Dáil committee agenda

O’Brien’s legal action to top Dáil committee agenda

Denis O'Brien's legal action against the Dáil's committee on procedures and privilege will...

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?