Annual release of files
Dr Éamon Phoenix is a political historian and Irish News columnist. He is a member of the Taoiseach’s Expert Advisory Group on Centenaries and has been reporting on the annual release of Northern Ireland government files for 30 years.
Sam McBride is the Political Editor of the News Letter and the Northern Ireland Political Editor for the i newspaper. He is a regular presence on radio and television, giving analysis of events which impact on Northern Irish politics. Since 2012, Sam has reported on what is now the biannual release of government records.