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# resignation - Friday 25 September, 2020

Vatican announces surprise resignation of top cardinal Angelo Becciu

The 72-year-old was named as a cardinal in summer 2018.

# resignation - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Second Fáilte Ireland board member resigns following trip to Spain

Spain is not currently on Ireland’s Green List.

# resignation - Friday 28 August, 2020

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.

# resignation - Thursday 27 August, 2020

# resignation - Saturday 8 February, 2020

France's ice skating chief resigns over sex abuse scandal

Claims were made against former national coach Gilles Beyer.

# resignation - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

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 - Monday 11 November, 2019

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 - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From The42 One half of Clare hurling's management team has stepped down 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.

# resignation - Friday 16 August, 2019

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 - Friday 2 August, 2019

From The42 Waterford hurlers on the lookout for new manager Resignation

Waterford hurlers on the lookout for new manager

Paraic Fanning has stepped down from the role.

# resignation - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

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 - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'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 - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

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.

# resignation - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

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.

# resignation - Monday 4 March, 2019

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.

# resignation - Monday 31 December, 2018

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 - Friday 26 October, 2018

AIB CEO Bernard Byrne to resign next year

Byrne will remain as CEO of AIB Group into 2019 while the board appoints his successor.

# resignation - Friday 12 October, 2018

'They demanded her head on a plate': Harris says Fitzgerald deserves an apology from opposition leaders

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have defended their actions of calling for the former Tánaiste’s resignation.

# resignation - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, resigns

Donald Trump said she has done a “fantastic job”.

# resignation - Friday 5 October, 2018

Departing Labour councillor criticises 'autocratic' leadership as he resigns from the party

Tallaght councillor Mick Duff criticised the party’s ‘reprehensible’ silence on housing.

# resignation - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Chief executive of Higher Education Authority resigns 'with regret' after less than 18 months in job

Dr Graham Love only took up the role in March 2017.

# resignation - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

From made-up quotes to Brexit votes - Boris Johnson has come a long way, and he's far from done yet

Johnson’s resignation as UK foreign secretary has given Theresa May the mother of all political headaches.

# resignation - Monday 9 July, 2018

Theresa May acts quickly to appoint new foreign secretary to replace Boris Johnson

Jeremy Hunt will leave the health brief to be Johnson’s successor.

# resignation - Friday 6 July, 2018

From The42 Ryan announces decision to step down as Pairc Ui Chaoimh operations manager Resignation

Ryan announces decision to step down as Pairc Ui Chaoimh operations manager

Bob Ryan’s resignation is effective from the end of July.

# resignation - Monday 2 July, 2018

Future of Merkel coalition throw into doubt as German interior minister offers resignation

Horst Seehofer and his party met yesterday seeking a response to a hard-fought agreement to reduce migration.

# resignation - Monday 12 February, 2018

Deputy chief executive of Oxfam in the UK resigns over prostitution scandal in Haiti

Penny Lawrence said that she was “desperately sorry” for the harm and distress that had been caused.

# resignation - Friday 9 February, 2018

FF councillor resigns as he claims party taken over by 'manipulative powerful administrators'

Paddy Kilduff said that the party has lost its way because grassroots members are no longer at its core.

# resignation - Thursday 1 February, 2018

'It was unnecessary': Theresa May rejects resignation of minister who stood down for being late

Lord Michael Bates declared his intention to resign over the “discourtesy” of arriving late to a half-hour questions session.

# resignation - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Jubilant scenes as Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

The news comes in the wake of an debate in the country’s parliament regarding the impeachment of the 93-year-old ruler.

# resignation - Thursday 12 October, 2017

INM CEO Robert Pitt has suddenly resigned to 'pursue other interests'

INM issued a statement this evening announcing Pitt’s departure.

# resignation - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From The42 Harry Kenny stepping down as Bray Wanderers boss after turbulent season Resignation

Harry Kenny stepping down as Bray Wanderers boss after turbulent season

The Seagulls boss will see out the current campaign before leaving his role.

# resignation - Monday 11 September, 2017

Ireland's new Acting Garda Commissioner brought in to 'keep things steady'

Noírín O’Sullivan resigned as Garda Commissioner yesterday.

# resignation - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 Johnny Magee has stepped down as Wicklow manager after three years in charge Resignation

Johnny Magee has stepped down as Wicklow manager after three years in charge

Wicklow were dumped out of the qualifiers by Laois last weekend.

# resignation - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Flattery, chuckles and playful punches: Enda's long goodbye comes to an end

Enda Kenny stepped down as Taoiseach yesterday.

# resignation - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From The42 British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’ Crisis

British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’

New reforms could see entire board step down as British Cycling undergoes an unprecedented crisis.

# resignation - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Looking forward to tomorrow, Taoiseach? 'I look forward to every day'

Enda Kenny says he’ll address the little matter of his leadership at tomorrow’s parliamentary party.

# resignation - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Martin McGuinness criticises the Irish Times, saying he wants his privacy respected during illness

McGuinness was strongly critical of The Irish Times for running an article on his health today.

# resignation - Monday 9 January, 2017

Explainer: What is the 'cash for ash' scandal?

The latest twist in the long-running controversy has seen Martin McGuinness resign after Arlene Foster refused to step aside.

# resignation - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

British ambassador to EU criticises 'muddled thinking' in Brexit negotiations following resignation

Sir Ivan Rogers unexpectedly announced his resignation yesterday.

# resignation - Monday 5 December, 2016

New Zealand prime minister shocks nation with sudden resignation

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull sent John Key a short message: “Say it ain’t so, bro.”

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