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Lenny Henry: I do wish I had stood up to racism more

WHEN a 16-year-old Lenny Henry won the talent show New Faces in 1975 with his comic impersonations of Frank Spencer and Tommy Cooper, he couldn't have imagined he'd go on to be an award-winning Shakespearean actor and charity ambassador with a knighthood.

New book explores executions and the law during dark days of Irish civil war

Seán Enright
AFTER civil war broke out in June 1922 the pro-treaty side believed the conflict would be wound up in a few weeks but the anti-treaty campaign developed into guerrilla warfare to make the country ungovernable by blowing up bridges up railway lines and attacking the infrastructure of the new state.