Sophie Toscan

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Ian Bailey has repeatedly denied any part in the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision

Ian Bailey discussed being seen near the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder scene on the night of the woman’s killing and did not deny the sighting when(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found dead outside her holiday home in west Cork in 1996.

An Garda Síochána has appointed a team to carry out a preliminary assessment of the investigation into the 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in(...)

Ian Bailey: ‘Hoping and praying that the truth will come out.’ Photograph: Collins

English journalist Ian Bailey has once again denied any involvement in French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s death and speculated that the (...)

Ian Bailey (64) was twice arrested for questioning about the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier but  never charged. Photograph: Collins Courts

Journalist Ian Bailey has dismissed as false suggestions that his former partner Jules Thomas confided in another man that she had helped him destroy (...)

Ian Bailey  is the black hole of Irish journalism, sucking in attention and emitting nothing of any value. Photograph:   Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision

A drunken vainglorious lout. WB Yeats fashioned the phrase for John MacBride.* But it is a perfect fit for Ian Bailey, a nasty drunk, a narcissistic f(...)

Ian Bailey was twice arrested by gardaí and questioned about the killing but was never charged. Photograph: Collins Courts

A lawyer acting for the family of murdered French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier has challenged prime suspect Ian Bailey to come to France with new i(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier who was murdered in West Cork in December 1996.

The makers of a new documentary on the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier say they hope to have given a full picture of the mother-of-one as all too (...)

Main Street, Schull: As the village’s  brightly painted cafes and pubs shook off a year or more of Covid restrictions,  the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has still not gone away. Photograph: Daniel Newman

Since the murder of French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier 25 years ago, the grim saga has overshadowed the scenic coastal village of Schull o(...)

The house in Schull, Co Cork, that belonged to Sophie du Plantier, and the cross marking the spot where she was murdered. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ian Bailey has predicted a Netflix documentary series on the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier will seek to demonise him on the basis of what he cl(...)

Ian Bailey, arriving at the High Court in 2014  with his partner Jules Thomas.cPhotograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish TimesPhotograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The grisly true-crime industry has finally washed up on Irish shores, fixing its attention on the unsolved murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Jim S(...)

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