The contempt proceedings brought against ‘Phoenix’ magazine by the Garda Commissioner and State arise from two articles related to the failed civil action by Ian Bailey over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the 1996 murder in Cork of French filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Courts Collins.

The Court of Appeal has been urged to quash a High Court judge’s refusal to withdraw from hearing contempt proceedings brought against Phoenix magazin(...)

The publishers of Phoenix magazine are appealing against a High Court judge’s refusal to recuse himself from hearing proceedings for alleged contempt (...)

Ian Bailey: lost his action for damages against the Garda Commissioner and the State in the High Court earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke.

A High Court judge has refused to recuse himself from hearing proceedings for alleged contempt against the publishers of Phoenix magazine. The procee(...)

 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(...)