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# Schull

Last month
December 2022
# Schull
'It's time to solve it': New Sophie Toscan du Plantier witnesses in Ireland, France and UK
Gardaí in Cork believe there are people with information on du Plantier’s death.
Last year
2022
# High Court
Jules Thomas, ex-partner of Ian Bailey, to sue Netflix and makers of murder case documentary
Sophie Toscan Du Plantier was a French television and film producer who was beaten to death outside her holiday home near Schull, west Cork, in 1996.
# Schull
Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier says murder investigation must 'come finally to justice'
Gardaí confirmed yesterday that they have launched a full new review into the murder.
# case review
The du Plantier murder review: Inside a garda cold case investigation
The Serious Crime Review Team was set up in 2007 to find answers to long unsolved murders.
# West Cork
Gardaí to conduct 'full review' of Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder case
Sophie’s body was discovered on a lane near her holiday home in December, 1996.
All time
# West Cork
'You have a murderer living here': Son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier pleads for information
Pierre Louis Baudey-Vignaud said his childhood ended when his mother was killed in 1996.
# West Cork
Netflix releases trailer for new series on Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder
‘Sophie: A Murder In West Cork’ will be a three-part documentary series, set for release on 30 June.
# Dunmanus Bay
Search operation for fisherman (24) resumes after boat found wrecked off Cork coast
The Shannon-based Coast Guard helicopter R115 will conduct further searches this morning.
# Kodie Healy
Major search operation continues for fisherman (24) after boat found wrecked off Cork coast
The alarm was raised after the man failed to return to port yesterday evening.
# West Cork
Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving
The 62-year-old was detained in Schull this evening.
# Schull
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.
# Cork
Schull locals angered after village sculpture destroyed in night of 'absolute chaos'
Parts of the tourism town of Schull in Cork were left covered in rubbish this morning.
# 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.
# Tragedy
Toddler killed in freak accident in Cork
The young boy was airlifted to hospital – but was pronounced dead later this afternoon.
# 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.
# Schull
Woman in her 60s killed in three-vehicle crash
Two cars and a mini-bus crashed in Schull, Co Cork, this afternoon.
# clet
A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance
Clet, who originated in French waters, is described as a “non-social solitary dolphin who does not seek out and engage with swimmers”.
# 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.
# 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.
# Toscan Du Plantier
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.
# Toscan Du Plantier
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.
# Man-of-war
Deadly jellyfish-like 'Man-of-war' in Irish waters
Dip whiplash affected arms in salt water, Irish Water Safety tells TheJournal.ie.
# Measles
HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork
The outbreak in west Cork has affected 51 children with two having to be hospitalised.
# Quality of Life
Carlingford voted best place to live in Ireland
Scores totted up from 6,000+ users on ratings website. Mind you, the same site spells second-placed town Schull as ‘Skull’.
# Toscan Du Plantier
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.
# Toscan Du Plantier
Du Plantier judge could be handed Ian Bailey's personal diaries
Mr Bailey describes how he “tried to kill” his girlfriend in notes requested by the judge probing the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
# Courts
Bailey to face extradition to France over du Plantier killing
The High Court allows Ian Bailey to be sent to France to face questioning over the murder of the French filmmaker 14 years ago.