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Defined by much more than his political life

Micheál Martin explains why his long term friend and colleague will be remembered and missed for his achievements, wisdom, wit and charm Micheál Martin explains why his long term friend and colleague will be remembered and missed for his achievements

11th June, 2011

One of the easiest mistakes to make when talking about politicians is to see them as one-dimensional characters to be defined by the latest news or commentary.

Far too often this gets in the way of recognising much fuller and interesting personalities.

Because of the important positions which he held, Brian Lenihan was in the media nearly continuously in recent years - but there was much more to him than the public will have seen.

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