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# gone - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Watch: Professional surfer fends off shark attack during competition
# Tripping Out
# Tripping Out

Watch: Professional surfer fends off shark attack during competition

Jul 19th 2015, 5:17 PM 31,928 Views 13 Comments

Mick Fanning came through the incident shaken but without injury.

# gone - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The man appointed (last month) to head up the IBRC inquiry has quit
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The man appointed (last month) to head up the IBRC inquiry has quit

Jul 9th 2015, 8:57 PM 15,295 Views 29 Comments

The retired judge is stepping down, citing personal reasons.

# gone - Thursday 4 June, 2015

The dramatic rise and fall of Sepp Blatter
# Tick Tock
From The42
# Tick Tock

The dramatic rise and fall of Sepp Blatter

Jun 4th 2015, 6:20 AM 4,828 Views 2 Comments

We look back at one of the most intriguing weeks in world football.

# gone - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Sepp Blatter resigns as Fifa president
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Sepp Blatter resigns as Fifa president

Jun 2nd 2015, 5:54 PM 70,977 Views 195 Comments

Blatter was only re-elected to the role last week.

# gone - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Disaster for Fianna Fáil as prominent Yes Equality campaigner quits
# Bad Day At The Office
# Bad Day At The Office

Disaster for Fianna Fáil as prominent Yes Equality campaigner quits

May 26th 2015, 1:00 PM 44,872 Views 117 Comments

Meanwhile, Senator Averil Power said she was “laughed at and made feel like an eejit” for suggesting colleagues campaign for a Yes vote.

# gone - Monday 27 April, 2015

Conservative candidate suspended for calling Ed Miliband "the Jew"
# Suspended
# Suspended

Conservative candidate suspended for calling Ed Miliband "the Jew"

Apr 27th 2015, 7:11 PM 15,839 Views 56 Comments

Gulzabeen Afsar was hoping to be elected to a council seat near Derby.

# gone - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Battle for Gorse Hill: Brian O'Donnell has been ordered to leave the Killiney mansion
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Battle for Gorse Hill: Brian O'Donnell has been ordered to leave the Killiney mansion

Apr 15th 2015, 4:50 PM 26,551 Views 0 Comments

Brian and Mary Patricia O’Brien have been given two weeks to leave.

# gone - Monday 30 March, 2015

That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off
# Gonezo
# Gonezo

That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off

Mar 30th 2015, 8:45 PM 30,107 Views 111 Comments

The Gulfstream IV had been out of action since last summer.

# gone - Monday 16 March, 2015

Another blow for Diageo 'careful drinking' group - as second board member quits
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Another blow for Diageo 'careful drinking' group - as second board member quits

Mar 16th 2015, 10:34 PM 26,403 Views 19 Comments

Psychologist Krystian Fikert has quit the board of ‘Stop Out-Of-Control Drinking’. Dr Ciara Kelly stepped down earlier this month.

# gone - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC
# Fracas
# Fracas

Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC

Mar 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 81,242 Views 122 Comments

Top Gear will not be broadcast this weekend and an investigation is underway.

# gone - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic ... and no-one knows what happened
# Mystery
# Mystery

Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic ... and no-one knows what happened

Mar 8th 2015, 1:14 PM 43,103 Views 33 Comments

The ship was equipped with a system that automatically emits a ‘mayday’ call when under water – but no such signal was sent.

# gone - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Lupita Nyong'o €133,000 Oscars dress stolen from her hotel room
# Red Carpet Robbery
# Red Carpet Robbery

Lupita Nyong'o €133,000 Oscars dress stolen from her hotel room

Feb 26th 2015, 9:55 PM 28,429 Views 41 Comments

There were 6,000 pearls of various sizes on the dress.

# gone - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Elderly shopkeeper robbed for third time in three months
# Ardfert
# Ardfert

Elderly shopkeeper robbed for third time in three months

Jan 28th 2015, 1:22 PM 12,606 Views 28 Comments

Jimmy Collins’ shop was burgled last Thursday, having been robbed on two consecutive weeks in November.

# gone - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Shock in Monaghan as Bose closure sees 140 jobs axed
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Shock in Monaghan as Bose closure sees 140 jobs axed

Jan 22nd 2015, 6:25 PM 23,128 Views 33 Comments

The company had been manufacturing audio systems in Monaghan since 1978, but will wind down and cease operations in April.

# gone - Monday 5 January, 2015

The man due to run a new task force on the emergency department crisis has quit
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# Gone

The man due to run a new task force on the emergency department crisis has quit

Jan 5th 2015, 9:21 PM 21,099 Views 32 Comments

Dr Tony O’Connell will return to Australia.

# gone - Monday 29 December, 2014

Q&A: What happened to missing AirAsia flight QZ8501?
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Q&A: What happened to missing AirAsia flight QZ8501?

Dec 29th 2014, 8:27 AM 21,887 Views 16 Comments

The head of the search and rescue operation has said “the hypothesis is the plane is at the bottom of the sea”.

# gone - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

100 human brains have gone missing from a university in Texas
# Lost The Head
# Lost The Head

100 human brains have gone missing from a university in Texas

Dec 3rd 2014, 8:08 PM 10,199 Views 37 Comments

WHERE ARE THE BRAINS?

# gone - Thursday 20 November, 2014

That 2016 video everyone hated has been obliterated from the face of the planet
# Rising Criticism
# Rising Criticism

That 2016 video everyone hated has been obliterated from the face of the planet

Nov 20th 2014, 11:01 PM 35,384 Views 59 Comments

Well, almost.

# gone - Monday 3 November, 2014

Another English language college has closed
# Lost In Translation
# Lost In Translation

Another English language college has closed

Nov 3rd 2014, 1:08 PM 11,132 Views 30 Comments

It is at least the eighth school to close in recent months.

Drogheda mayor left Fine Gael over Irish Water's 'cronyism, bonuses, allowances and privatisation'
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Drogheda mayor left Fine Gael over Irish Water's 'cronyism, bonuses, allowances and privatisation'

Nov 3rd 2014, 7:12 AM 7,810 Views 37 Comments

Kevin Callan left the party over their handling of water charges.

# gone - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Sligo to replace Pat Flanagan over 'uncertainty' surrounding his future
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Sligo to replace Pat Flanagan over 'uncertainty' surrounding his future

Oct 4th 2014, 10:14 AM 3,476 Views 2 Comments

The county board released a brief statement confirming his departure this morning.

# gone - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches
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US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches

Oct 1st 2014, 10:47 PM 12,476 Views 10 Comments

Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency

# gone - Friday 26 September, 2014

Pope Francis fires bishop who promoted priest accused of sexual abuse
# Get Outta Here
# Get Outta Here

Pope Francis fires bishop who promoted priest accused of sexual abuse

Sep 26th 2014, 3:24 PM 19,302 Views 57 Comments

The bishop is the second the Pope has removed from office.

# gone - Friday 19 September, 2014

Alex Salmond is resigning as Scotland's First Minister
# He's Off
# He's Off

Alex Salmond is resigning as Scotland's First Minister

Sep 19th 2014, 11:50 PM 19,639 Views 94 Comments

It follows defeat for the Yes side in the independence referendum overnight.

Enda's 'Personal intervention' led to Lucinda quitting Euro job
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Enda's 'Personal intervention' led to Lucinda quitting Euro job

Sep 19th 2014, 1:13 PM 19,316 Views 57 Comments

The former Europe Minister has resigned as EPP Vice President. It’s claimed the Taoiseach asked party bosses to remove her from the role earlier this summer.

# gone - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job
# INM
# INM

Irish Independent editor Claire Grady steps down after one year in the job

Aug 27th 2014, 5:18 PM 21,845 Views 46 Comments

The former editor of The Herald is leaving INM with immediate effect.

# gone - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

The man in charge of restructuring credit unions has resigned after 14 months
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The man in charge of restructuring credit unions has resigned after 14 months

Aug 20th 2014, 4:44 PM 9,896 Views 16 Comments

Donal Coghlan is taking up an unspecified role in the private sector.

# gone - Monday 11 August, 2014

O'Brien steps down as Wexford football manager
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O'Brien steps down as Wexford football manager

Aug 11th 2014, 8:02 PM 3,074 Views 0 Comments

The Westmeath native has been in charge less than two years.

# gone - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Dust off your CV as Leitrim are looking for another senior football manager
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Dust off your CV as Leitrim are looking for another senior football manager

Aug 2nd 2014, 1:10 PM 3,048 Views 7 Comments

Seán Hagan was only appointed in September 2013.

# gone - Friday 4 July, 2014

Clearing the way: Eamon Gilmore has officially resigned as Tánaiste
# Joan's Turn
# Joan's Turn

Clearing the way: Eamon Gilmore has officially resigned as Tánaiste

Jul 4th 2014, 2:26 PM 7,154 Views 28 Comments

Joan Burton is set to be formally appointed later today.

# gone - Thursday 3 July, 2014

'How's my hair?': Quinn brings smiles and a bit of emotion as he departs on his own terms
# Departure
# Departure

'How's my hair?': Quinn brings smiles and a bit of emotion as he departs on his own terms

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:15 AM 11,281 Views 47 Comments

The outgoing Education Minister pre-empted his likely demotion with his announcement yesterday.

# gone - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Offaly manager Emmet McDonnell steps down after Wicklow defeat
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Offaly manager Emmet McDonnell steps down after Wicklow defeat

Jun 22nd 2014, 9:21 AM 3,942 Views 2 Comments

The Westmeath native was in charge for less than two years.

# gone - Monday 2 June, 2014

The Spanish King is abdicating after 39 years on the throne
# Outta Here
# Outta Here

The Spanish King is abdicating after 39 years on the throne

Jun 2nd 2014, 10:09 AM 22,886 Views 78 Comments

King Juan Carlos’s abdication brings an end to a 39-year reign that ushered in democracy but ended in a string of scandals.

# gone - Sunday 11 May, 2014

BBC DJ quits show over broadcast of N-word (in 82-year-old song)
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BBC DJ quits show over broadcast of N-word (in 82-year-old song)

May 11th 2014, 2:36 PM 23,115 Views 75 Comments

David Lowe, who worked for BBC Devon, said he was asked to ‘fall on his sword’ after playing a 1932 version of ‘The Sun Has Got His Hat On’.

# gone - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

The most senior official in Michael Noonan's department has resigned
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The most senior official in Michael Noonan's department has resigned

May 7th 2014, 10:46 PM 29,183 Views 58 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that it was with “great regret” that he accepted Moran’s resignation as secretary general of the Department of Finance this morning.

Explainer: Why Alan Shatter has resigned
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Explainer: Why Alan Shatter has resigned

May 7th 2014, 10:46 PM 33,528 Views 79 Comments

Less than an hour before he resigned, Alan Shatter was taking questions in the Dáil. No-one fully expected him to resign this afternoon- but here’s why he did.

Profile: Who is John Moran?
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Profile: Who is John Moran?

May 7th 2014, 1:59 PM 26,614 Views 34 Comments

A look back at the former Secretary-General’s life and times since joining Finance in 2012.

# gone - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Jeremy Paxman steps down as Newsnight presenter after 25 years
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Jeremy Paxman steps down as Newsnight presenter after 25 years

Apr 30th 2014, 6:25 PM 11,314 Views 33 Comments

Paxman will present his last edition of the late-night news programme in June.

# gone - Monday 28 April, 2014

Hundreds of students left with questions after Eden College closes its doors in Dublin city centre
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Hundreds of students left with questions after Eden College closes its doors in Dublin city centre

Apr 28th 2014, 10:44 PM 48,892 Views 52 Comments

The English language school had lost its state accreditation in February.

# gone - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Police appeal after rare motorbike worth £45,000 stolen from car park
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Police appeal after rare motorbike worth £45,000 stolen from car park

Apr 10th 2014, 9:26 PM 23,541 Views 37 Comments

The bike had only travelled 200 miles in 14 years. Understandable, police have said that the owner is devastated.