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# Resignation

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# New Zealand
Grateful Ardern makes last bow as New Zealand leader
Her resignation, less than three years after an emphatic election victory, has ignited a national debate about the vitriol faced by women leaders.
Last month
January 2023
# stepping down
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces shock resignation
Ardern said she would step down no later than 7 February because she no longer had ‘enough in the tank’.
# Resignation
Fine Gael TD Damien English resigns as junior minister after reports about property ownership
English confirmed that he failed to inform Meath County Council about ownership of a house in Castlemartin.
Last year
2022
# Markets
Pound rallies in ‘damning’ market reaction to Truss resignation
The pound has suffered a tumultuous past two months sparked by Truss’s chancellor announcing a mini-budget
# Shinzo Abe
Japan's national police chief resigns over Abe assassination
The former prime minister was shot and killed on the campaign trail on 8 July.
# Controversy
Robert Troy resigns as junior minister amid property declarations controversy
The politician was in hot water over a failure to declare property to the Dáil Register of Members’ Interests.
# Resignation
Former president of Irish High Court resigns from role in Dubai court
Peter Kelly was only sworn into his role last week.
# Resignation
Conservative MP quits as deputy chief whip after drunken incident at private Tory club
The MP said he “drank far too much” and “embarrassed” himself and others.
# deputy cmo
Dr Ronan Glynn to resign as Deputy Chief Medical Officer at the end of the month
Tributes were paid to Dr Ronan Glynn by Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.
# UK
Keir Starmer says he'll resign if he is fined for alleged lockdown breaches
UK police have reopened an investigation into an event Starmer attended in Durham which was dubbed ‘Beer-gate’ by critics.
# Banking
Bank of Ireland announces CEO Francesca McDonagh to step down
McDonagh joined Bank of Ireland in October 2017 as Group Chief Executive Officer.
# Cost of Living
Polish minister resigns after tax reforms to target inflation give some low earners a pay cut
Poland is experiencing one of the EU’s highest levels of inflation, recording an annual rate of 8.6% in December.
# CNN
CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker resigns over relationship with colleague
In a statement to staff today, Zucker, 56, said his resignation was effective immediately.
All time
# Resignation
Brexit minister David Frost resigns from UK Cabinet - reports
Frost, who has led negotiations with the EU, is reported to have handed in his resignation letter to Boris Johnson last week.
# agsi
Garda association trustees dissatisfied over alleged 'lack of transparency' in financial issues
Four members of AGSI have resigned in recent weeks.
# sláintecare
Another blow for Sláintecare as Dr Anthony O'Connor resigns from council
Dr O’Connor is the third member to step down from the programme in recent weeks.
# Larry Bass
Dancing with the Stars producer resigns from RTÉ board after two-month stint
Larry Bass said he issued his resignation after attending his first RTÉ board meeting last Thursday.
# Resignation
Marc MacSharry says the Fianna Fáil party is now a 'one man show'
The Sligo-Leitrim TD said his resignation was not a ‘a vanity project’.
# Resignation
Terry Hyland steps down as Leitrim manager after three year stint
The Connacht county were hammered last weekend by Mayo at the provincial semi-final stage.
# Daunte Wright
Minnesota police officer who shot black motorist Daunte Wright resigns
The city’s police chief has said he believes Kim Potter mistakenly grabbed her gun instead of her Taser.
# stepping down
Former Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger resigns from Future of Media Commission
The former editor said he didn’t want his involvement to “be a distraction” from the Commission’s work.
# Resignation
Bonnar steps down as Carlow boss in wake of McDonagh Cup exit
Kerry and Antrim will meet in the final of the second tier competition.
# Green Party
Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party
The outgoing chairs said they were “dismayed” by recent decisions from the Green Party.
# Resignation
Vatican announces surprise resignation of top cardinal Angelo Becciu
The 72-year-old was named as a cardinal in summer 2018.
# Fáilte Ireland
Second Fáilte Ireland board member resigns following trip to Spain
Spain is not currently on Ireland’s Green List.
# Health issues
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announces he will resign over health problems
It had been heavily speculated Abe would step down after recent unannounced hospital visits.
# From the Archives
'I know how to take responsibility, in fact I've done it before': It's 25 years since Phil Hogan last resigned
Cast your minds back to 1995.
# sex abuse scandal
France's ice skating chief resigns over sex abuse scandal
Claims were made against former national coach Gilles Beyer.
# antti rinne
Finnish prime minister resigns after being accused of lying by head of postal service
The Social Democrats will now appoint a successor to try and form a new government.
# Resignation
Future interim Bolivian president promises new elections amidst pro-Morales protests
It follows weeks of protests against the re-election of the 60-year-old.
# Resignation
One half of Clare hurling's management team has stepped down
Gerry O’Connor confirmed his departure but Donal Moloney is believed to be keen to stay on.
# cathay pacific
Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid mounting pressure over Hong Kong protests
Cathay said Rupert Hogg had resigned “to take responsibility as a leader of the company in view of recent events”.
# Resignation
Waterford hurlers on the lookout for new manager
Paraic Fanning has stepped down from the role.
# brexit mayhem
Senior Tories say they're stepping down after Boris Johnson confirmed as new party leader
Boris Johnson was announced as the new Conservative Party leader this afternoon.
# Resignation
'A Crying Shame': UK front pages react to Theresa May's resignation
May made the announcement in an emotional statement outside 10 Downing Street yesterday morning.
# Resignation
US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is stepping down
This follows more than two turbulent years as the second highest-ranking official in the Department of Justice.
Junior minister in charge of Brexit no-deal planning resigns over Article 50 delays
Chris Heaton-Harris said that he believes that parliament should have honoured the 2016 referendum result.
# Allegations
Ted Baker CEO Ray Kelvin resigns amid misconduct allegations
Kelvin took a voluntary leave of absence from his role in December 2018 after the allegations were made.
# vatican shake-up
Vatican spokesman and deputy resign in latest staff shake-up
The Vatican has yet to give an explanation for the resignation of Greg Burke and his deputy Paloma Garcia Ovejero.
# Resignation
AIB CEO Bernard Byrne to resign next year
Byrne will remain as CEO of AIB Group into 2019 while the board appoints his successor.