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(...)

Ian Bailey arrives at the Four Courts on Monday March 30th, 2015. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“Not only did they tell me that he killed this woman but that he was into all sorts of weird things, that he would sit outside and howl at the moon. W(...)

Ian Bailey, who has made a series of claims over the conduct of the  investigation into the 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins Courts

Evidence has concluded in the civil action by Ian Bailey against the Garda Commissioner and State over the conduct of the investigation into the murd(...)

The State Solicitor for west Cork has told the High Court he was asked by a garda to contact the then minister for justice with a view to getting the Director of Public Prosecutions to charge Ian Bailey (above) in connection with the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

Former Director of Public Prosecutions Eamonn Barnes has told the High Court the State Solicitor for west Cork told him he was asked by a senior Garda(...)

Ian Bailey arriving at the Four Courts in Dublin today for his action against the State for alleged wrongful arrest in connection with the 1996 murder in west Cork of French film-maker Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Journalist Ian Bailey’s case against the Garda Commissioner and the State is not about negligent investigation of the murder of French film-maker Soph(...)

Timothy Spall as Joseph Mallard William Turner in ‘Mr Turner’

You could be forgiven for thinking that the visual arts and cinema were made for each other. And there are some great films about artists, fictiona(...)

Downtown Seattle: with a convergence of tech companies large and small, the city is attracting money and talent, and aims to become a hub akin to Silicon Valley. photograph: stuart isett/the new york times

From his ninth-floor office in downtown Seattle, Hewlett-Packard’s cloud computing outpost, Bill Hilf can see the Space Needle, Pike Street Market and(...)

James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Clanbrassil (1730-1798), with his hunter Mowbray, resting on a wooded path by a stream by George Stubbs sold at Sotheby’s to an Irish buyer for €1.7 million

Christie’s said that a private Irish bidder was the buyer of an important painting by renowned English equestrian artist George Stubbs, which made £1.(...)

The content of the Anglo Irish Bank tapes published in the Irish Independent could prejudice proceedings. Defendants might seek to follow the lead of Charles Haughey in 2000, when he successfully pleaded that because public opinion had been poisoned against him, he could not get a fair trial on charges of obstructing the McCracken tribunal. Photograph: David Sleator

A former director of public prosecutions, James Hamilton, presents a depressing choice in his warning that it would be “foolish” for the Government to(...)

A “Leveson-style inquiry” should be held into the banking controversy following the Anglo tapes revelations, Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin has said. Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES.

Dan KeenanA “Leveson-style inquiry” should be held into the banking controversy following the Anglo tapes revelations, Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Mart(...)