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(...)

 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(...)

A group set up to campaign for justice for the family of murdered Frenchwoman Sophie Toscan du Plantier has warned that it will take legal action at European Union level if Ireland decides to end co-operation with a French investigation into the killing.

A group set up to campaign for justice for the family of murdered Frenchwoman Sophie Toscan du Plantier has warned that it will take legal action at E(...)

 Ian Bailey (right) and his  solicitor Frank Buttimer. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Southern Correspondent Minister for Justice Alan Shatter and interim Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sul(...)

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(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Provision

A French campaign group seeking justice for murdered film producer, Sophie Toscan du Plantier has criticised the Irish authorities for failing to resp(...)

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 (...)

A French magistrate investigating the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork has written to the Irish authorities seeking permission for (...)