With just two Cork witnesses present from a list of 22, the dissemination of evidence at the Ian Bailey murder trial resembled an attempt to flesh out the personality of a guilty man, in the absence of a direct link to the crime, writesin Paris.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2019
Cork racer Matt Griffin joins up with the Singapore-based Clearwater Racing team that also includes Mok Weng Sun and Kieta Sawa to contest round three of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the iconic Nurburgring circuit in Germany on Sunday.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017
A garda has rejected suggestions he and another detective were asked to “put the frighteners” on Martin Graham in June 1997 after gardaí lost trust in the former British soldier as an informant in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
A former garda detective inspector yesterday denied, as an “outrageous lie”, a claim by Marie Farrell he exposed himself to her in the toilets of Schull golf club sometime in summer 1998 while asking wasn’t it a thrill to be “fitting up” Ian Bailey.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
A former detective garda in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation has said he does not believe the reason a superior officer wanted a Garda statement “chopped up” was because it might have been seen as favourable to Ian Bailey.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
A witness yesterday rejected suggestions gardaí must have believed their investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier had gone “into orbit” after they identified Marie Farrrell as the anonymous caller who claimed she had seen a man in a long black coat running on the road near Schull hours before the body was found.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
A garda detective who met Marie Farrell a number of times during the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation has denied that gardaí asked Ms Farrell to name Ian Bailey as the man she saw on the road near Schull hours before the victim’s body was found.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
Gardaí did not eliminate Marie Farrell as an important witness in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation after establishing she had lied to them, an former senior garda told the High Court.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
An important witness in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation was never assured by gardai she would not have to go to court: that would be “ridiculous”, a retired garda detective superintendent told the High Court.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
A detective inspector has denied that, during their investigation into the 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, gardaí made no effort to verify the truth of Ian Bailey’s account of various matters, including how he got scratches on his hands and arms.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015