A High Court judge probably should not have warned key witness Marie Farrell about perjury in front of the jury hearing Ian Bailey’s damages case but it was a “harmless error”, the State has told the Court of Appeal.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
A High Court judge “unfairly disparaged” Marie Farrell, a key witness for Ian Bailey, during Mr Bailey’s civil case for damages against the Garda commissioner and State, the Court of Appeal has been told.
Wed, 29 Mar, 2017
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Michael Lowry has said his legal team is already preparing an appeal against the High Court’s decision to dismiss the independent TD’s challenge to the Moriarty Tribunal’s decision to only award him one third of his legal costs.
Thu, 28 Jan, 2016
An appeal by the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) against a High Court ruling that it must pay out on outstanding claims following the collapse of the Setanta Insurance Company two years ago has opened before the Court of Appeal.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
The judge who presided over Ian Bailey’s failed action for damages against the State over the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has refused an application by Mr Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas to refrain from deciding further matters in her action.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
Ian Bailey’s partner, Jules Thomas, claims she has suffered psychiatric illness and "incalculable" damage due to alleged actions by gardaí and the State concerning the investigation into the 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015
The publishers of Phoenix magazine are appealing against a High Court judge’s refusal to recuse himself from hearing proceedings for alleged contempt, relating to two articles on the failed civil action by Ian Bailey over the conduct of the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015
The State’s bid to prevent Jules Thomas, partner of Ian Bailey, proceeding with her action for damages relating to her alleged wrongful arrest by gardaí investigating the 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier will be heard in the High Court in the autumn.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
A High Court judge has refused to recuse himself from hearing proceedings for alleged contempt against the publishers of The Phoenix over an article related to the failed civil action by Ian Bailey over the conduct of the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
The State’s bid to prevent Jules Thomas, partner of Ian Bailey, proceeding with her action for damages over her alleged wrongful arrest by gardai investigating the late 1996 murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has been adjourned at the High Court.
Tue, 12 May, 2015
Ian Bailey could face a massive legal bill running into millions of euros after he lost his High Court action for damages against the State over the conduct of the Garda investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2015
The parents of murdered Frenchwoman Sophie Toscan du Plantier have called on the Director of Public Prosecutions to review the extensive Garda file on their daughter’s murder and bring her killer to justice.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2015
Journalist Ian Bailey’s action for damages against the State over alleged wrongful arrest in connection with the 1996 murder in West Cork of French filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier is expected to formally open before a High Court jury today.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2014