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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Ian Bailey

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# High Court
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.
# Courts
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.
# French court
'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.
# Schull
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.
# Cork
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.
# 20 year case
Ian Bailey set to be charged by French authorities over du Plantier murder
Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered in Cork in 1996.
# Cork
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.”
# Legal Fees
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.
# Bills Bills Bills
Who foots the bill for the Ian Bailey case? We won't find out for a month
The taxpayer? Or Bailey himself?
# news wrap
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# bills
Ian Bailey could have millions in costs awarded against him
Legal sources say his bill will be “not low in the seven figures”.
# civil action
Ian Bailey "very disappointed" after losing his case against the State
He alleged he was unfairly targeted as a suspect in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier case.
# news wrap
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# case open
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.
# ian bailey case
Explainer: What happens when a witness walks out of court?
Can you do that?
# eternal shame
Bruised eyes, torn hair and beatings: Ian Bailey's domestic violence laid bare in packed courtroom
Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest.
# West Cork
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.
# Court
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.
# truth and fiction
'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.
# a civil action
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.
# civil action
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.
# News Fix
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.
# Justice
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.
# Investigation
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.
# Gardagate
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
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.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about Ian Bailey, John Joe Nevin, and MH370…
# Gardagate
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.
# Friday
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.
# Courts
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.
# Gardagate
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.
# Leaders' Questions
'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”.
# Gardagate
'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.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about the Sophie Toscan du Plantier case and what the gardaí knew.
# Gardagate
Adams says Attorney General "clearly felt her phone may have been tapped"
He also called for Shatter to step down.
# Sophie Toscan du Plantier
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.
# Ian Bailey
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.