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# Resignation

This year
'Zero connection' between Late Late departure and RTÉ pay scandal, Ryan Tubridy says
The presenter is maintaining that his decision to leave the chat show was taken last year.
Rory Coveney resigns as RTÉ's Director of Strategy
Coveney said that he had met with RTÉ’s new director general Kevin Bakhurst in recent days.
Finnish economy minister resigns over alleged pro-Nazi remarks after just 10 days in office
In 2019 he suggested that Finland should promote abortion in Africa as a measure to tackle climate change.
Damien English 'disappointed and embarrassed' about planning controversy that led to resignation
‘I put my hand up, I gave the wrong information,’ said the former Fine Gael minister.
Third by-election on the way for Tories as second Boris Johnson ally quits
Nigel Adams’ resignation follows Boris Johnson’s dramatic decision to stand down from the Commons in a row over MPs’ partygate probe.
Eamonn Holmes alleges ‘total cover-up’ at ITV over Phillip Schofield affair
Schofield resigned from ITV on Friday and was dropped by his talent agency YMU after admitting to the ‘unwise, but not illegal’ affair.
Phillip Schofield quits ITV's This Morning after 21 years
His departure comes amid reports of a rift between Schofield and his co-host Holly Willoughby.
GSOC officer resigns over 'potential conflict of interest' after allegedly attending Gerard Hutch party
GSOC said it immediately commenced an internal investigation into the issue this week.
Nicola Sturgeon resigns as Scotland's first minister
She said she cannot give the role “every ounce of energy that it needs”.
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.
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’.
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
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
Japan's national police chief resigns over Abe assassination
The former prime minister was shot and killed on the campaign trail on 8 July.
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.
Former president of Irish High Court resigns from role in Dubai court
Peter Kelly was only sworn into his role last week.
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.
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.
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.
Bank of Ireland announces CEO Francesca McDonagh to step down
McDonagh joined Bank of Ireland in October 2017 as Group Chief Executive Officer.
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 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
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.
Garda association trustees dissatisfied over alleged 'lack of transparency' in financial issues
Four members of AGSI have resigned in recent weeks.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chairs of Young Greens and Queer Greens resign from party
The outgoing chairs said they were “dismayed” by recent decisions from the Green Party.
Vatican announces surprise resignation of top cardinal Angelo Becciu
The 72-year-old was named as a cardinal in summer 2018.
Second Fáilte Ireland board member resigns following trip to Spain
Spain is not currently on Ireland’s Green List.
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.
'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.
France's ice skating chief resigns over sex abuse scandal
Claims were made against former national coach Gilles Beyer.
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.
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.
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.