Alain Spilliaert, who represents the parents of Sophie Toscan du Plantier (above)  and her son,  said it was good news for the family that Judge Patrick Gachon has been given the go-ahead to send his investigating team back to Ireland.

A lawyer acting for the family of murdered French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has welcomed the news that French investigators are to be al(...)

Marguerite and Georges Bouniol, parents of Sophie Toscan du Plantier: their lawyer Alain Spilliaert said  the failure of Ian Bailey’s court action should pave  way for French investigators to return to Ireland

A lawyer acting for the family of murdered French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has called on the Department of Justice to lift a suspension(...)

 Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Collins.

1991: English journalist, Ian Bailey moves to Ireland and settles in West Cork where he meets Welsh artist, Jules Thomas and sets up home with her and(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: murdered in west Cork in December 1996.

A lawyer acting for the family of murdered French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has expressed his disappointment at the news that the Irish(...)

French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier, who was murdered in west Cork in 1996

A lawyer acting for the family of murdered French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier has dismissed a call by Ian Bai(...)

Ian Bailey, who has always denied any involvement in the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

A lawyer for the family of murdered French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier has backed a c(...)

Ian Bailey: his lawyer Frank Buttimer has called on the Minister for Justice to end co-operation between the Garda  and a French inquiry into the murder. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A lawyer acting for Ian Bailey has called on the Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter to end c(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: murdered in 1996

A lawyer for the family of murdered French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier has expressed disappointment at the news it will be January or February of(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: killing was the subject of a Garda review in 2001 while in 2005 the force’s handling of the original investigation was also reviewed.

Gardaí have no plans to begin a cold case review of the murder of French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork almost 17 years ago, Garda Comm(...)

Jules Thomas, partner of Ian Bailey: bringing High Court action for damages

A French police team investigating the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier have been forced to delay their planned visit to Ireland because gardaí (...)