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Lies, spies, and betrayal led to the defining political scandal of modern Ireland, the Arms Crisis. What happened to the truth? Questions still remain...'GunPlot' is a new 9 part podcast series - and TV documentary from RTÉ.

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Lies, spies, and betrayal led to the defining political scandal of modern Ireland, the Arms Crisis. What happened to the truth? Questions still remain...'GunPlot' is a new 9 part podcast series - and TV documentary from RTÉ.

    EP6 - Closing In

    EP6 - Closing In

    Attempts continue to bring black market sub-machine guns and pistols into Ireland. But when an Irish policeman is shot on the streets of Dublin, everything changes. And the forces seeking to undo the entire plot to import guns are growing stronger. Released weekly.


    Companion TV documentary to this series, also titled GunPlot, is now available via the RTÉ TV Player (Worldwide)


    Credits:
    GunPlot was written, recorded and produced by Ronan Kelly and Nicoline Greer.
    Sound Design by Damian Chennells
    Production assistance from the RTÉ Documentary On One Team.
    Special thanks to all our contributors, and to the RTÉ Design, Marketing, Online and Creative Audio departments.
    For further information, and articles by Anna Joyce to accompany each episode, visit www.rte.ie/gunplot
     
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    • 35 min
    EP5 - Deeper

    EP5 - Deeper

    The hunt for guns leads to a meeting in Antwerp with a shady arms dealer. The Minister for Defence issues a directive that could lead to an invasion of Northern Ireland. A group of men wait at Dublin Port for a shipment of arms to arrive. Official Ireland is getting in deeper and deeper and deeper. Released weekly.


    Companion TV documentary to this series, also titled GunPlot, is now available via the RTÉ TV Player (Worldwide)


    Credits:
    GunPlot was written, recorded and produced by Ronan Kelly and Nicoline Greer.
    Sound Design by Damian Chennells
    Production assistance from the RTÉ Documentary On One Team.
    Special thanks to all our contributors, and to the RTÉ Design, Marketing, Online and Creative Audio departments.
    For further information, and articles by Anna Joyce to accompany each episode, visit www.rte.ie/gunplot
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 32 min
    EP4 - Muzzy

    EP4 - Muzzy

    It’s October 1969 and the truth is becoming murky. A plan to buy weapons begins to come together. And a group of men go shopping for guns. But what happens when the arms dealer they meet is actually a foreign spy? Released weekly.


    Companion TV documentary to this series, also titled GunPlot, is now available via the RTÉ TV Player (Worldwide)


    Credits:
    GunPlot was written, recorded and produced by Ronan Kelly and Nicoline Greer.
    Sound Design by Damian Chennells
    Production assistance from the RTÉ Documentary On One Team.
    Special thanks to all our contributors, and to the RTÉ Design, Marketing, Online and Creative Audio departments.
    For further information, and articles by Anna Joyce to accompany each episode, visit www.rte.ie/gunplot
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 35 min
    EP3 - Plan B

    EP3 - Plan B

    A secret plan by members of the Irish Government to import guns into Ireland begins to come together. But forces are gathering in the wings to scupper it. Will the plot survive? (Ep3/8). Released Weekly.


    Companion TV documentary to this series, also titled GunPlot, is now available via the RTÉ TV Player (Worldwide)


    Credits:
    GunPlot was written, recorded and produced by Ronan Kelly and Nicoline Greer.
    Sound Design by Damian Chennells
    Production assistance from the RTÉ Documentary On One Team.
    Special thanks to all our contributors, and to the RTÉ Design, Marketing, Online and Creative Audio departments.
    For further information, and articles by Anna Joyce to accompany each episode, visit www.rte.ie/gunplot
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 41 min
    EP2 - Invasion

    EP2 - Invasion

    As tensions continue to rise, the Irish Army is hurriedly moved to the border of Northern Ireland. Is this a sign that Ireland is going to take on the might of the British Empire? One Irish government minister hopes so. And his name is Neil Blaney. (Ep2/8). Released weekly.


    Companion TV documentary to this series, also titled GunPlot, is now available via the RTÉ TV Player (Worldwide)


    Credits:
    GunPlot was written, recorded and produced by Ronan Kelly and Nicoline Greer.
    Sound Design by Damian Chennells
    Production assistance from the RTÉ Documentary On One Team.
    Special thanks to all our contributors, and to the RTÉ Design, Marketing, Online and Creative Audio departments.
    For further information, and articles by Anna Joyce to accompany each episode, visit www.rte.ie/gunplot
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 38 min
    EP1 – The Spark that Lit the Flame

    EP1 – The Spark that Lit the Flame

    An Irish Army Captain goes on holidays – a strange kind of holiday. To a city where he knows there is likely to be ‘trouble’. He arrives as a three-day street battle, now known as 'the Battle of the Bogside', begins. And it changes everything (Ep1/8)


    Companion TV documentary to this series, also titled GunPlot, is now available via the RTÉ TV Player (Worldwide)


    Credits:
    GunPlot was written, recorded and produced by Ronan Kelly and Nicoline Greer.
    Sound Design by Damian Chennells
    Production assistance from the RTÉ Documentary On One Team.
    Special thanks to all our contributors, and to the RTÉ Design, Marketing, Online and Creative Audio departments.
    For further information, and articles by Anna Joyce to accompany each episode, visit www.rte.ie/gunplot
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 31 min

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