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 Undated family handout file photo of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The body of 39-year-old Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found close to a laneway near her holiday home, in the isolated townland of Drinane, outside (...)

Murdered: Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Patrick Zimmermann/AFP/Getty

The body of 39-year-old Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found close to a laneway near her holiday home, in the isolated townland of Drinane, outside Sch(...)

Brothers William (65) and Patrick Price (62),  Stephenstown Industrial Estate, Balbriggan, Co Dublin, pleaded guilty  to failing to have details of  life-saving drills and training procedures recorded in their trawler’s log  on November 4th, 2015. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Two trawler-owners have been fined a total of €500 and ordered to pay €350 in costs after they admitted breaches of maritime safety regulations on one(...)

The West Cork Bar Association has sought to quash a decision by the Courts Service to close Skibbereen Courthouse. The High Court reserved judgement (...)

Marie Farrell: Despite some protestations to the contrary, Farrell was the principal witness in 2003 at Bailey’s libel action at Cork Circuit Court. Photograph: Collins

After 64 days of hearings over five months, the outcome of Ian Bailey’s action for damages against the State over the conduct of the Garda investig(...)

Given the disputes between the lawyers in the Ian Bailey case, a dry run of the evidence of former Director of Public Prosecutions Jim Hamilton (above) was heard in the absence of the jury to determine what he could say before them. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two former Directors of Public Prosecutions, Eamonn Barnes and Jim Hamilton, considered the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Pl(...)

 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 an(...)

Ian Bailey, pictured leaving the Four Courts last Friday. Photograph: Collins

A key ruling about what issues could be decided by the jury was made by Mr Justice John Hedigan after the State applied for all of Ian Bailey’s case t(...)

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(...)

Dermot Dwyer said, after the second arrest of Mr Bailey on January 28th, 1998 in connection with the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, he was “very perturbed” about some of the correspondence from the DPP’s office concerning the Garda file. Photograph: Courts Collins

A retired Garda Chief Superintendent has told the High Court he asked the State Solicitor for west Cork in 1998 to raise the Garda case against Ian Ba(...)

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