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A toast to Tour de France stage winner Dan Martin: Paul Kimmage’s video diary, day 13

Published 08/07/2013 | 13:24

“WE’RE celebrating only the fifth Irishman to win a stage of the Tour de France,” says Paul Kimmage about Dan Martin’s magnificent achievement yesterday.

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In his latest video diary for, Kimmage says:  “It was really interesting that just after the finish they brought his uncle, Stephen Roche, onto France TV and interviewed him about his nephew. “But I know him as Neil Martin’s son – he is one of the nicest people I’ve known. We shared some really great times back in the 80s.”

Watch the clip for great images of Dan with his father and mother at the start of the stage.

Dan Martin with his mum Maria
Dan Martin with his mum Maria

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