French judge seeks access to Toscan du Plantier files in Ireland

A French judge investigating the murder in Ireland of film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier has asked for Garda files on British journalist Ian Bailey.

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A French magistrate investigating the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork has asked gardaí for access to Garda files on assaults by English journalist Ian Bailey on his partner, Jules Thomas, both before and after the murder of the French film producer, reports The Irish Times.