Sophie Toscan

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Martin Graham claimed he had accepted cash, clothes and cannabis from gardaí in return for trying to get Ian  Bailey to speak about the Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s death.

The death has taken place of an important witness whose handling by gardaí in the investigation into the 1996 murder of French film producer Sophie To(...)

Mr Justice John Hedigan  presided over the long running unsuccessful civil jury action for damages by Ian Bailey.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Attorney General has paid tribute to Mr Justice John Hedigan, who has retired as a judge of the Court of Appeal, for his many years of “dedicated (...)

Ian Bailey launching his book of poetry in the Hot Press tent at Electric Picnic Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish times

The strangest event at this year’s Electric Picnic so far was the launch at the Hot Press Chat Room of a book of poetry, The West Cork Way, by Ian Bai(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: her  badly-beaten body was found outside her holiday home near Toormore outside Schull in West Cork on the morning of December 23rd, 1996.

French authorities investigating the death of film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in Co Cork 20 years ago plan to charge Ian Bailey in Paris with(...)

 Ian Bailey: His solicitor has confirmed he has lodged an appeal against the outcome of his unsuccessful High Court action against the State in relation to his arrest over the murder of  Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Courts Collins

The solicitor acting for journalist, Ian Bailey has confirmed that his client has lodged an appeal against the outcome of his unsuccessful High Court (...)

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(...)

File picture of Ian Bailey who  is suing the State for wrongful arrest.

A High Court action for damages by journalist Ian Bailey over his arrest for questioning about the murder of French film producer Sophie Toscan du Pla(...)

File photograph of Ian Bailey and his partner Jules Thomas leaving the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh / The Irish Times

Recordings of conversations between journalists and gardaí to be disclosed to Ian Bailey for his action for damages over alleged wrongful arres(...)

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(...)

Marguerite Bouniol writes in the preface to a new book on the case that her daughter always craved privacy, despite being married to well-known film producer Daniel Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Frank Miller

The mother of murdered French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has told of how she has had to betray her daughter’s wish for privacy in what to(...)