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Michael CreedThe Agriculture Minister says the Olympic Council of Ireland needs to step up to the plate and fully co-operate with the state inquiry into the Rio ticket scandal.

Michael Creed was speaking during a visit to Kerry where he was opening the new €1.3 million food hall, bar, and viewing area at Listowel Racecourse.

Minister Creed says the Rio Olympic ticket scandal is a tragedy, which has overshadowed the great performances of our athletes.

He says the probe can become a statutory inquiry if people begin to drag their feet about giving evidence: