Martin's past behaviour haunts claim he is leading a new party
Published 23/03/2012 | 05:00
Micheal Martin was sometimes watery on the credibility of Bertie Ahern's evidence to the Mahon Tribunal.
But he always stood by the Taoiseach who appointed him to the Cabinet for 11 years.
Mr Martin cannot plead innocence when the tribunal accuses senior Government ministers of seeking to "undermine" its work during the investigation into Mr Ahern's finances.