Ian Bailey will be tried for murder in his absence next week and the trial in a Parisian courthouse will be the latest chapter in a story which has captivated Ireland since Sophie Toscan Du Plantier was found dead in the west Cork village of Schull in 1996.
Everybody is talking about ‘West Cork’, the podcast delving into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.spoke to the couple behind it, and the backlash they had feared as they return to the area this summer for the literary festival.
Seeking to join the ranks of Serial and Making A Murderer’, Audible’s new series West Cork looks to tell the story of a murder across 13 episodes, and shines its spotlight on one of Ireland’s most notorious unsolved crimes.
With ink in his veins and who once famously described himself as “a chemist by training, a shovel engineer by vocation, and a manager by desperation” is the first person in the history of the Cork Person of the Year Awards to be inducted into a Hall of Fame.
Ian Bailey will not be extradited to France to face trial for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier after a High Court judge threw out an attempt to have him surrendered to French authorities, describing the action as “an abuse of process”.
From Atlanta in 1996 to her elimination from Celebrity Masterchef, running has always helped Sonia O’Sullivan overcome her setbacks. She tellswhy she reaches for her running shoes to deal with life’s challenges.