Retired Garda detective chief superintendent Ted Murphy: disputed evidence from a DPP official and said it was a matter for the DPP to evaluate evidence and gardaí would not interfere with that. Photograph: Courts/Collins

Ian Bailey was nominated as a “good” suspect for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier four days after her body was found, the High Court has heard(...)

A former newspaper news editor has told the High Court she did not consider Ian Bailey was engaging in “black humour” when he had told her: “It was me, I did it, I killed her to resurrect my career.”  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A former newspaper news editor has told the High Court she did not consider Ian Bailey was engaging in “black humour” when he had told her: “It was me(...)

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(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: French film producer  was killed in west Cork in December 1996

Recordings of conversations between a witness in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation and gardaí w(...)

Ian Bailey: taking a case against the State for unlawful arrest. Photograph: Paddy Cummins/Provision

Secret recording of phone calls relating to the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Tosca(...)

Ian Bailey: he initiated civil proceedings in 2007 with partner Jules Thomas against the State for damages for wrongful arrest

Although the issue of gardaí recording phone calls to Garda stations was highlighted in a Garda Síochána Ombudsma(...)

Ian Bailey: taking a civil action against the State for wrongful arrest. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A solicitor for Ian Bailey has expressed surprise that an important document in the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier h(...)

Curtains: Silvia Napoleoni as Denise and Susan Loughnane as Debbie in Love/Hate

Spoiler alert! This column discusses crucial plot details from the entire series of Love/Hate so farKeith Duffy popped up in Love/Hate last week, musc(...)

Monstrous: Peter Coonan as Fran in the opening episode of the new series of ‘Love/Hate’

The opening scene of the new series of Love/Hate (RTÉ One, Sunday) was one of the best in a strong episode: it succinctly showed the strengths of the (...)

Create antiheroes: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as Nidge in the new series of ‘Love/Hate’

Love/Hate is as good as an American TV drama. This sentence is said often and with surprise. The surprise is that an Irish drama could be so good; 20 (...)