Jules Thomas, partner of Ian Bailey, who is pursuing an action for damages against the State over her alleged wrongful arrest by gardai investigating the late 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins

The State’s bid to prevent Jules Thomas proceeding with her action for damages over her alleged wrongful arrest by gardaí investigating the murder of(...)

Ian Bailey  arriving at the Four Courts where he was  ordered to pay all of the legal costs of his failed civil action over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the late 1996 murder in west Cork of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collinx

Ian Bailey has been ordered to pay all of the legal costs, estimated at between €2 million and €5 million, of his failed civil action over the conduct(...)

Jules Thomas, pictured with Ian Bailey, arriving at the Four Courts for  his recent High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

The State’s bid to prevent Jules Thomas, partner of Ian Bailey, proceeding with her action for damages over her alleged wrongful arrest by gardaí inve(...)

 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 leaving the High Court after losing his case over garda conduct. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Ian Bailey has lost his civil action over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.In their verdict on Mond(...)

Ian Bailey arriving at the Four Courts on Tuesday  for the continuation of his High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

Lawyers for Ian Bailey are expected to begin their closing arguments on Friday in his long running civil action for damages over the conduct of the Ga(...)

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(...)

Ian Bailey and his partner Jules Thomas pictured leaving the Four Courts last month during his High Court action for damages. File Photograph: Courts Collins

Ian Bailey’s civil action for damages against the Garda Commissioner and the State has been adjourned until later this week due to the unavailability (...)

Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts High Court on Friday. Photograph: Collins.

A Garda has denied that recorded conversations with Martin Graham showed there was a process to “blacken” Ian Bailey. Garda Michael Coughlan rejected (...)