Advertisement

Hidden Histories: State Secrets

Hidden Histories: State Secrets

Share this article

12.45 2 Jan 2022


Hidden Histories: State Secrets


Listen to this episode


Share this article

12.45 2 Jan 2022


We’ve just come through a time that journalists and historians love, but politicians perhaps despise - the release of State secrets or State papers.

The latest releases are getting some press attention for what they tell us about the peace process, but there’s much more in there, from the Boomtown Rats to an elephant gifted to the nation.

But from going through these new files, what do they tell us about Ireland in decades past?

Donal Fallon joined Shane Beatty for another episode of Hidden Histories to discuss.

Listen and subscribe to On The Record with Gavan Reilly on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, and Spotify.

    

Download, listen, and subscribe on the Newstalk App.

   

You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.


Read more about

Come Here To Me Donal Fallon Government Hidden Histories Newstalk On The Record Shane Beatty State Secrets Three Castles Burning

Related Episodes

How Dungeons & Dragons is...

00:08:48

How Dungeons & Dragons is good for your mental health!

Moncrieff Highlights

00:08:48


The history of hurling, and th...

00:13:09

The history of hurling, and the hurling stick

Moncrieff Highlights

00:13:09


Who is the most successful cel...

00:11:35

Who is the most successful celebrity nepo baby?

Moncrieff Highlights

00:11:35


What is ‘cab slagging’?

00:05:48

What is ‘cab slagging’?

Moncrieff Highlights

00:05:48