Paul O’Higgins SC: one of two barristers who was awarded more than  €350,000 for his work for the State in Ian Bailey’s High Court action for damages. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Four barristers who led the State’s successful defence against Ian Bailey’s High Court action for damages have received fees totalling €1.21 million f(...)

File photograph of Jules Thomas at the High Court. Photograph: Courts Collins

The Court of Appeal will next June hear an appeal by Ian Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas against a decision allowing the Garda Comissioner and State bri(...)

Jules Thomas and her partner  Ian Bailey leaving the Four Courts in Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The judge who presided over Ian Bailey’s failed action for damages against the Garda Commissioner and State over the investigation into the murder of (...)

Jules Thomas, and her partner Ian Bailey. Photograph: Collins

Lawyers for Ian Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas are to ask a High Court judge to stop dealing with matters in her case due to alleged objective bias on (...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier

A lawyer acting for the family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has welcomed the decision by French judge Patrick Gachon to return to west Cork to examine(...)

 Ian Bailey leaves the High Court recently after losing his case over Garda conduct. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien, journalist Ian Bailey, solicitor Brian O’Donnell and the family of businessman Seán Quinn – a new law term b(...)

Jules Thomas. File Photograph:  Courts Collins

Ian Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas claims she has suffered psychiatric illness and “incalculable” damage due to alleged actions by gardaí and the State(...)

 Ian Bailey: His solicitor has confirmed he has lodged an appeal against the outcome of his unsuccessful High Court action against the State in relation to his arrest over the murder of  Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Courts Collins

The solicitor acting for journalist, Ian Bailey has confirmed that his client has lodged an appeal against the outcome of his unsuccessful High Court (...)

Sopie Toscan du Plantier: She was attacked and bludgeoned to death at her holiday home in Toormore, Co Cork, in the early hours of December 23rd, 1996.

A team of French police officers is to arrive in Cork on Monday to interview and reinterview a number of witnesses as part of a French investigatio(...)

The house in Schull, Co Cork, that belonged to Sophie Toscan du Plantier and the cross that marks the spot where she was found murdered. Photograph: Eric Luke

A witness in the Sophie murder investigation, who provided the gardaí with importance evidence regarding a suspect’s alleged knowledge of the murde(...)