GunPlot: Episode 1 – The Spark that Lit the Flame

GunPlot: Episode 1 – 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). Released weekly from Monday April 12, 2021. To listen/subscribe to this entire series, search for ‘GunPlot’ from wherever you get your podcasts.

Companion TV documentary to this series airs Wednesday Apr 28th @9.30pm on RTÉ One.


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.

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