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Did NI Troubles breed sporting talent?

Despite all the violence that beset Northern Ireland from the late 1960s, it still managed to produce more than its fair share of sporting heroes: George Best, Alex Higgins, and Barry McGuigan were among those who rose from working class roots to become icons.

Ireland correspondent Andy Martin reports on a new book by Teddy Jamieson, Whose side are you on?, which explores how even sport couldn't escape the Troubles.

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