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Rio 2016 Olympics tickets: Liam Treacy, whose daughter Sarah ran in the 3,000m steeplechase final, wasn’t able to get tickets for that event when he tried to buy them from the Irish system earlier this year, but was later able to buy them from a Brazialian website, in a very straightforward manner. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

How come the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) appears to have had a surplus of tickets when the parents of Irish athletes have said they couldn’t get (...)

The Chicago Rose Maggie McEldowney was crowned the Rose of Tralee 2016 on Tuesday night.

1. Central Italy has been struck by a massive earthquake, registering 6.2 on the Richter scale, with 10 people reported dead. Given that the e(...)

Pat Hickey has been arrested in Rio as part of the investigation into alleged ticket touting.

Three officials from the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) are due to be questioned by Rio de Janeiro police on Tuesday over the ticket touting controv(...)

Olympic Council of Ireland President Pat Hickey’s passport and accreditation on show during a police press conference in Rio. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

1. Brazilian police seek to seize John Delaney’s passportA Brazilian judge has authorised the country’s police to seize the passport of Football Assoc(...)

Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) Board members Sonia O’Sullivan (right) and CEO of Swim Ireland Sarah Keane arrive at the offices of law firm Arthur Cox in Dublin City centre where the OCI held a meeting to discuss the Olympic tickets controversy.  Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

After a meeting of its executives that lasted over five hours, the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has decided to appoint a legal firm in Brazil “to (...)

 Dermot Sherlock is followed by Sonia O’Sullivan as they arrive arrive at the offices of law firm Arthur Cox in Dublin, where the OCI held a meeting to discuss the ticket-touting scandal. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The arrest of Pat Hickey in front of television cameras in Brazil was “a total and absolute disgrace” that would not have happened in Ireland, the hon(...)

Police in Rio have seized the passports of three members of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) after searching their hotel rooms in the Brazilian ci(...)

Tickets for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games marked with the name of the Olympic Committee of Ireland. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The Government is to establish a three-month inquiry into the Olympics ticket touting controversy but it will not have the power to compel witnesses o(...)

Pat Hickey, who has temporarily stepped down as president of the OCI, is escorted from Hospital Samaritano. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Pat Hickey of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) was on Thursday in the process of being released from hospital, and is to be taken to a Rio police (...)

It is encouraging, although perhaps surprising, to find in an industry as associated in the public mind with cut-throat competition as the ticket hosp(...)

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