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#Sophie Toscan du Plantier

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Latest Ian Bailey extradition case 'totally new ground' for Irish courts

This is the third time the French authorities have sought his surrender to face charges in relation to the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Monday 2 December, 2019

High Court to make decision on Ian Bailey's extradition warrant to France later this month

Bailey was convicted of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in absentia in a Paris court earlier this year.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving

The 62-year-old was detained in Schull this evening.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Saturday 1 June, 2019

'In the eye of the hurricane': Ian Bailey speaks out on 25-year sentence from French court

He insisted that the person behind Du Plantier’s murder was still out there and pleaded for them to come forward.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Friday 31 May, 2019

Ian Bailey has been found guilty in a French court of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The verdict was handed down today after a short trial.

French court to give verdict on trial of Ian Bailey over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey is not present at the trial, which began earlier this week.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Ian Bailey trial in Paris hears he 'confessed' to killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey is being tried in absentia in the French capital.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Monday 27 May, 2019

French court to begin trying Ian Bailey 'in absentia' for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The French TV producer was killed in Co Cork in 1996.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier appeals to locals of West Cork to attend trial in France

Pierre-Louis Baudey Vignaud said that it was imperative that the relevant parties travel to France.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Friday 3 August, 2018

Ian Bailey 'disappointed' with Gsoc report into Toscan Du Plantier case

Solicitor Frank Buttimer said that Gsoc “doesn’t have much by way of capacity to police the police” properly.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'Grave concern' over missing evidence in du Plantier murder investigation

GSOC has found no evidence of the high-level corruption by gardaí alleged by the complainants Ian Bailey, Jules Thomas and Marie Farrell.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge We're getting more episodes of the West Cork podcast West Cork

We're getting more episodes of the West Cork podcast

Producers Jennifer Forde and Sam Bungey said that more information had been shared with them since the podcast came out.

Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Friday 2 February, 2018

'I'm sure that I would be convicted': Ian Bailey trial in France may proceed in his absence

Bailey said today he wouldn’t have the funds to appeal the ruling he would face trial for the killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Ian Bailey to face trial in France over Sophie Toscan du Plantier's death

The French woman was found beaten to death outside her holiday home in Cork in 1996.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Monday 24 July, 2017

'It was my last day being a child. She was everything to me' - Sophie Toscan du Plantier's son speaks out

Pierre-Louis and the family say they will not rest until they have their questions answered.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say

French authorities are seeking the extradition of Bailey to face charges relating to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Judge expects to endorse European arrest warrant to have Ian Bailey sent to France for trial

In 2012 the Supreme Court ruled against an endorsement of a European Arrest Warrant to have Bailey sent to France to face a murder charge.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Monday 20 March, 2017

Ian Bailey fails to show up for hearing regarding arrest warrant

The application to endorse a European arrest warrant for Bailey for the alleged voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier will now be heard tomorrow.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Monday 6 February, 2017

'I had nothing to do with this terrible crime': Ian Bailey appeals for Enda Kenny's help

Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered at holiday home in Schull, Co Cork in 1996.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Ian Bailey indicted in France for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey’s solicitor said gardaí delivered papers to his client on behalf of the French authorities.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Monday 8 August, 2016

Ian Bailey: 'I have asked the DPP to charge me for murder so that I may have the chance of a fair trial'

Last week, it emerged that the French authorities were set to charge him with the murder and likely try him in absentia.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Ian Bailey set to be charged by French authorities over du Plantier murder

Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered in Cork in 1996.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gardagate: 13 years’ of tapes that could be impossible to analyse

The Fennelly Commission has published an interim report outlining the scale of the task facing the inquiry.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of an Irishman in Tanzania, a crashed plane in Indonesia and the CAO points system had people talking.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Counting the cost: Ian Bailey ordered to pay up to €5 million for legal action

A decision on costs in his failed action against the State will be made today.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Monday 13 April, 2015

Who foots the bill for the Ian Bailey case? We won't find out for a month

The taxpayer? Or Bailey himself?

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Ian Bailey remains a 'person of interest' in Du Plantier murder - Top garda tells court

Bailey’s case against the State has resumed after the Christmas break.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Sunday 6 April, 2014

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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - Friday 4 April, 2014

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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

# sophie-toscan-du-plantier - 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.

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