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#Ian Bailey

# ian-bailey - Friday 17 July, 2020

Ireland has 'in a bizarre way become a safe haven for Ian Bailey', High Court hears

A French court imposed a 25-year prison sentence on Bailey in his absence.

# ian-bailey - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Ian Bailey extradition hearing: Counsel asks judge to 'put a stop to abuse of process'

It is the third time French authorities are seeking Mr Bailey’s surrender in relation to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# ian-bailey - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

High Court told how Ian Bailey tries not to dwell 'on being hunted'

Bailey was convicted in his absence in France to the killing of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996.

# ian-bailey - Monday 18 May, 2020

'Storm in a teacup': Judge dismisses French authorities' request for Ian Bailey's submissions in extradition case

Counsel for Bailey said it was an “unprecedented” and “unorthodox” request from French authorities.

# ian-bailey - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

French authorities make 'unprecedented' and 'unorthodox' request ahead of Ian Bailey hearing, High Court hears

Bailey will contest the attempt when the planned three-day hearing begins.

# ian-bailey - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Ian Bailey appears in court charged with drug driving

Ian Bailey appears in court charged with drug driving

He was stopped by gardaí in Schull in West Cork in August 2019.

# ian-bailey - Monday 20 January, 2020

Ian Bailey appears in High Court as France attempts to extradite him over Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder case

It is the third time the French authorities have sought his extradition.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - Friday 20 December, 2019

Fresh translation of French Ian Bailey judgement handed back to State over 'translation issues'

Bailey was not in court for today’s brief hearing.

# ian-bailey - Monday 16 December, 2019

Ian Bailey arrested after High Court endorses his extradition to France

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

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - Monday 26 August, 2019

Ian Bailey released without charge after arrest on suspicion of drink driving

The 62-year-old was arrested last night in Schull.

# ian-bailey - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving

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

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - Friday 4 May, 2018

Ian Bailey's lawyers advise him to take challenge against murder charge to European Court of Human Rights

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

# ian-bailey - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

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.

# ian-bailey - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Appeals court overturns its decision to allow Ian Bailey a retrial of his action against the State

Bailey had taken a High Court case against the gardaí and the State in November 2014 which he lost.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

'I'm pleased and delighted': High Court refuses to extradite Ian Bailey to France

Authorities in France sought the surrender of the Cork man for the alleged voluntary homicide of French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Ian Bailey arrested after High Court approves European arrest warrant

French authorities want to try him for the voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - Sunday 16 August, 2015

French police set to return to Cork to question Du Plantier witnesses

The Department of Justice has said that it remains “fully committed to meeting its international obligations to mutual assistance.”

# ian-bailey - 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.

# ian-bailey - 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?

# ian-bailey - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

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