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Ian  Bailey (64), who was convicted in absentia in France in 2019 of the murder of Ms Toscan du Plantier but was never charged in Ireland in relation to her death. Photograph:Nick Bradshaw

Ian Bailey has written to Garda Commissioner Drew Harris seeking a new review of the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier,(...)

 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 (...)

 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(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: French film producer  was killed in west Cork in December 1996

Recordings of conversations between a witness in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation and gardaí w(...)

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(...)

Ian Bailey: taking a civil action against the State for wrongful arrest. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A solicitor for Ian Bailey has expressed surprise that an important document in the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier h(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier: killing was the subject of a Garda review in 2001 while in 2005 the force’s handling of the original investigation was also reviewed.

Gardaí have no plans to begin a cold case review of the murder of French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork almost 17 years ago, Garda Comm(...)

Ian Bailey at the High Court yesterday. He has always protested his innocence and denied any involvement in the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court judge said there were “very disturbing” and “unusual matters” relating to the Garda investigation into the murder of Ms Sophie Tos(...)