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#Ian Bailey

# ian-bailey - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Bruised eyes, torn hair and beatings: Ian Bailey's domestic violence laid bare in packed courtroom

Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest.

# ian-bailey - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Ian Bailey describes moment when garda 'Cracker' "scrutinised" him in local shop

Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# ian-bailey - Friday 7 November, 2014

Ian Bailey: 'Vigilantes put a rat in my letterbox and I felt hunted like an animal'

Bailey also said the European Arrest Warrant in his name meant he could not attend his mother’s funeral.

# ian-bailey - Thursday 6 November, 2014

'You'll be found dead in a ditch': Ian Bailey tells court he is 'haunted by garda threat'

Bailey says gardaí told him they planned to pin the murder on him.

# ian-bailey - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ian Bailey jury warned not to 'engage in any research on the internet'

Bailey is suing the State alleging he was wrongfully arrested over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# ian-bailey - Friday 10 October, 2014

Ian Bailey's wrongful arrest case against An Garda Síochana is edging closer

Ian Bailey is taking a civil action claiming that he was wrongfully arrested.

# ian-bailey - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the mass grave in Tuam, the Leaving Cert and a spat between a Dublin Bus driver and a cyclist.

# ian-bailey - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Family of woman murdered in Cork believe French trial will still take place

Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s family have been critical of garda handling of the murder 17 years ago and a French judge is currently assessing evidence.

# ian-bailey - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Legal advice sought on French request for further assistance with du Plantier case

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter told the Dáil of the development last night.

# ian-bailey - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Du Plantier investigators sourced equipment and recorded conversations 'on purpose'

The equipment was placed on a specific phone in Bandon Garda Station according to documents seen by RTÉ.

# ian-bailey - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Witness threatened to "blow the Bailey case out of the water" if any attempt was made to arrest her

RTÉ’s This Week programme says that they have seen memos from a garda in Schull which show warrants against a witness went unexecuted.

# ian-bailey - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Bailey, John Joe Nevin, and MH370…

Witness says garda cried on the phone to her about Ian Bailey

Marie Farrell made a statement to gardaí in which she said she had been under ‘constant pressure’ to wrongly name Ian Bailey as the man she saw at the murder scene.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as we start the day.

# ian-bailey - Friday 4 April, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s been talking about revelations at the Ian Bailey case, what the new Commissioner had to say… and Brucie quitting.

Recordings show contact between gardaí and journalists was "beyond belief" - Ian Bailey's legal team

The High Court heard today that the 130 tapes detail “hundreds and hundreds” of conversations.

# ian-bailey - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Details of 133 garda recordings in Sophie du Plantier murder case emerge

Featured on the tapes are witnesses Marie Farrell and Martin Graham, as well as a host of well-known journalists.

# ian-bailey - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

'Somewhat incredible': Martin asks why Shatter was not informed of Garda phone tapping sooner

Gerry Adams added that the government had dealt with the GardaGate controversy with “amazing inefficiency”.

'We're alleging that there was a conspiracy to secure the improper prosecution of Ian Bailey'

Bailey’s solicitor Frank Buttimer today said that there were “improper Garda practices” involved in Bailey’s arrest.

# ian-bailey - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about the Sophie Toscan du Plantier case and what the gardaí knew.

# ian-bailey - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Adams says Attorney General "clearly felt her phone may have been tapped"

He also called for Shatter to step down.

# ian-bailey - Monday 9 December, 2013

Garda Commissioner attempts to prevent release of Toscan Du Plantier files

Ian Bailey is bringing a case against the state, but his solicitor says that a number of files are being kept secret.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# ian-bailey - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Ian Bailey speaks out against system of garda complaints

In March last year an investigation was launched by the Garda Ombudsman Commission into alleged wrongdoing in the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# ian-bailey - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

French detectives return to Ireland to question witnesses over du Plantier death

A French magistrate will rule on whether suspect Ian Bailey will be tried for the murder in France in his absence after this round of interviews is concluded.

# ian-bailey - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Toscan du Plantier murder: Family begins legal battle to change Irish laws

The family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier wants the European Commission to bring Ireland to the European Court of Justice.

# ian-bailey - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Ian Bailey's lawyer: French authorities intend to continue with process

“This is a farcical state of affairs.”

# ian-bailey - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Some people retiring, some people quitting, others starting new jobs, and some getting through an awful lot of printer ink…

# ian-bailey - Friday 2 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…

Garda Ombudsman investigating Ian Bailey complaint - Shatter

The Justice Minister has said that it is “clearly desirable” that the matters related to Ian Bailey be investigated.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you should know this morning: the Taoiseach signs EU Fiscal Treaty, research reveals Ireland’s gender pay gap, and Ian Bailey is to sue the State.

# ian-bailey - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Bailey says his life became "absolutely hell" in years after du Plantier death

The former journalist has given an interview to TV3 in which he claims that Gardaí told the local community that he was responsible for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier 15 years ago.

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Ian Bailey wins extradition appeal

Former journalist Bailey was fighting a court order for his extradition to France for questioning about the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# ian-bailey - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Ian Bailey "not the only suspect" in Toscan du Plantier murder investigation

It has emerged that DPP documents name another man who has never been mentioned publicly in the garda investigation into the French woman’s death in Schull, Co Cork.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# ian-bailey - Monday 3 October, 2011

French detectives to re-interview Du Plantier witnesses

A team of detectives and forensic scientists are due to arrive in Cork to re-interview witnesses and examine evidence linked to the 1996 unsolved murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.