Fionnan Sheahan: Baptism of fire for Martin on long road to recovery
Published 27/01/2011 | 05:00
Micheal Martin struck a chord with his party colleagues when he told them how he became the first member of his family to go to college.
It put him in stark contrast to fellow leadership challengers who were born, relatively speaking, with silver spoons in their mouths and into political dynasties.
While in University College Cork, Martin studied a Masters in Political History.