Maurice Walsh: Denied several other claims by Ms Farrell including he went to her bedroom in a Dublin hotel. Photograph: Collins

A Garda Det Insp has denied as an “outrageous lie” a claim by Marie Farrell he exposed himself to her in the toilets of Schull golf club sometime in s(...)

Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday during his High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

A Detective Garda has denied a suggestion he was so convinced Ian Bailey had murdered Sophie Toscan du Plantier he was “scratching around” for any evi(...)

Former garda Jim Fitzgerald has denied in the High Court that he was “fixing things up” for Marie Farrell, a witness in the  Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation. Photograph: Courts Collins.

A recorded phone conversation suggested a “very close” relationship between a Detective Garda and a key witness in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murde(...)

A detective garda has told the High Court he never gave cannabis to an informant in the hope of getting Ian Bailey to “loosen his tongue” in relation (...)

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(...)

Ian Bailey arriving at the Four Courts Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

An important witness in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation was not assured by gardaí she would not have to go to court, that would be (...)

 Retired assistant commissioner Noel Smith pictured leaving the Four Courts  after giving evidence in the High Court action for damages by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins

A senior Garda overseeing the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has told the High Court he was not made aware by other gardaí(...)

Retired garda John Paul Culligan is giving evidence in the continuing action by Ian Bailey (above) against the Garda Commissioner and State, who deny his claims, including of wrongful arrest and conspiracy, arising from the conduct of the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A detective garda who arrested Ian Bailey on suspicion of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has rejected a suggestion he did not have “a blind b(...)

Retired Detective Garda Denis Harrington, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday after giving evidence in the High Court action for damages by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins

The arrest of journalist Ian Bailey was regarded as the “apex” of the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in late (...)

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(...)