Updated: 19/12/16 : 06:28:58
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Pat Hickey returns to Ireland

Pat Hickey has returned to Ireland, after what he says was an 'extremely traumatic few months'.

The 71 year old was arrested in Rio in August, amid allegations of ticket touting, and arrived in Dublin yesterday evening.

In a statement released to The Irish Times, Mr Hickey said he wishes to state once again that he is 'totally innocent' of all charges against him, and that he intends to adhere to any requests made by the Brazilian authorities.

The former OCI President also said he'll be undergoing 'ongoing medical treatment' under the care of his consultant.