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#Resignation

# resignation - Friday 12 July, 2013

Taoiseach asked me to resign: Lucinda Creighton
# Enda The Road
# Enda The Road

Taoiseach asked me to resign: Lucinda Creighton

Jul 12th 2013, 6:00 AM 19,257 Views 107 Comments

Former Minister of State for European Affairs says that Enda Kenny asked her for resignation after her Níl vote – so she handed it over.

# resignation - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Luxembourg PM Juncker resigns in spy scandal
# Elections
# Elections

Luxembourg PM Juncker resigns in spy scandal

Jul 11th 2013, 12:23 PM 5,113 Views 11 Comments

A fixture on the European scene during the financial crisis, Juncker recently faced Luxembourg’s first confidence vote in 150 years.

# resignation - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Extract: ‘If I were Mr de Valera, I would keep a watch on all ports, communications and wireless in his territory’

Jul 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 231 Views 37 Comments

A confidential report on a meeting with Neville Chamberlain in 1940 shows the British Prime minister wanted to pass on advice to the then Taoiseach, Eamon de Valera about the threat of Germany.

# resignation - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Portugal's PM declares: 'I'm not resigning. I'm not abandoning the country'
# Bailout
# Bailout

Portugal's PM declares: 'I'm not resigning. I'm not abandoning the country'

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:22 PM 4,740 Views 23 Comments

Pedro Passos Coelho was responding to the resignation of his foreign minister tonight, a day after his finance minister quit.

# resignation - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Labour whip: Colm Keaveney betrayed our party, I welcome his resignation
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Labour whip: Colm Keaveney betrayed our party, I welcome his resignation

Jun 26th 2013, 9:00 PM 7,684 Views 59 Comments

Emmet Stagg has strongly criticised the chairman of the Labour Party who resigned his membership today.

Colm Keaveney resigns as chairman and as a member of the Labour Party
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Colm Keaveney resigns as chairman and as a member of the Labour Party

Jun 26th 2013, 2:05 PM 10,562 Views 81 Comments

The Galway East TD and chairman of the party is quitting six months after voting against the Budget.

‘I can no longer perform this task’: Colm Keaveney’s resignation statement in full
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

‘I can no longer perform this task’: Colm Keaveney’s resignation statement in full

Jun 26th 2013, 2:00 PM 5,667 Views 27 Comments

The Galway East TD has put out a detailed statement explaining his reasons for resigning as chairman and as a member of the Labour Party today.

# resignation - Friday 21 June, 2013

'I was never a government TD' - Patrick Nulty on 'electoral con-job' claims
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

'I was never a government TD' - Patrick Nulty on 'electoral con-job' claims

Jun 21st 2013, 8:30 PM 6,714 Views 38 Comments

The now independent TD has defended his decision to resign from the Labour Party in the wake of claims he committed “an electoral con-job” on the people of Dublin West.

TD Patrick Nulty resigns as Labour Party member
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

TD Patrick Nulty resigns as Labour Party member

Jun 21st 2013, 8:23 AM 8,847 Views 96 Comments

The TD, elected at a by-election in October 2011 before losing the whip over the Budget two months later, has issued a statement this morning.

# resignation - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

8 resignations which will make you want to up your resignation game
# See Ya
From The Daily Edge
# See Ya

8 resignations which will make you want to up your resignation game

May 8th 2013, 12:59 PM 31,043 Views 11 Comments

Fergie has said sayonara to United, but he’s not the first person to ever leave a job.

# resignation - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation

Apr 30th 2013, 6:55 AM 14,409 Views 36 Comments

The Pope Emeritus is likely to return to the Vatican on Thursday, a spokesman for the Holy See said.

# resignation - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Cycling Ireland board member resigns after opposing Pat McQuaid nomination
# Steps Down
From The42
# Steps Down

Cycling Ireland board member resigns after opposing Pat McQuaid nomination

Apr 16th 2013, 3:47 PM 1,646 Views 3 Comments

Anthony Moran was the Vice-President of Cycling Ireland and has been a board member since 2009.

# resignation - Saturday 6 April, 2013

'I couldn't have gone on' - Nessa Childers on trying to 'save the Labour party'
# Labour
# Labour

'I couldn't have gone on' - Nessa Childers on trying to 'save the Labour party'

Apr 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,453 Views 55 Comments

The MEP will address a meeting of the Campaign for Labour Policies group in Dublin today which is likely to hear plenty of criticism of the junior coalition party.

# resignation - Friday 5 April, 2013

'Fair-weather friend' Childers criticised by Labour TDs over resignation
# Nessa Childers
# Nessa Childers

'Fair-weather friend' Childers criticised by Labour TDs over resignation

Apr 5th 2013, 9:08 PM 11,707 Views 79 Comments

The MEP’s decision to resign from the parliamentary party was met with disappointment and criticism from her Labour colleagues today.

# resignation - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Cyprus finance minister resigns
# Adios
# Adios

Cyprus finance minister resigns

Apr 2nd 2013, 1:50 PM 4,482 Views 17 Comments

Michalis Sarris had been chariman of Laiki Bank, whose failure was a major contributor to the island’s major financial problems.

# resignation - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Italian president buys time in political deadlock
# Italy
# Italy

Italian president buys time in political deadlock

Mar 30th 2013, 5:17 PM 2,677 Views 1 Comment

Napolitano says he will not resign.

# resignation - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Public interest directors at Permanent TSB step down
# Permanent TSB
# Permanent TSB

Public interest directors at Permanent TSB step down

Mar 28th 2013, 6:02 PM 9,219 Views 24 Comments

Margaret Hayes and Ray MacSharry were asked by the government in 2009 to fill the roles to ensure that the bank was acting in the public interest.

# resignation - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Labour has lost its core values, says resigning councillor
# Tensions
# Tensions

Labour has lost its core values, says resigning councillor

Mar 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 6,313 Views 56 Comments

Bobby Fitzgerald said the policy being pursued by the national party is leading to “untold hardship”.

# resignation - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Explainer: How is a new Pope chosen?
# White Smoke
# White Smoke

Explainer: How is a new Pope chosen?

Mar 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 20,337 Views 61 Comments

There are currently 209 members of the College of Cardinals – but only 115 of them get a vote in choosing the new pontiff.

# resignation - Monday 4 March, 2013

Catholic cardinal admits 'sexual conduct fell below standards'
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Catholic cardinal admits 'sexual conduct fell below standards'

Mar 4th 2013, 9:14 AM 4,736 Views 49 Comments

Cardinal Keith O’Brien, who resigned as Britain’s most senior Catholic cleric last week, has now admitted the allegations that were made against them having initially denied them.

# resignation - Thursday 28 February, 2013

British councillor who said disabled children 'should be put down' quits
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

British councillor who said disabled children 'should be put down' quits

Feb 28th 2013, 12:06 PM 11,709 Views 45 Comments

Collin Brewer says he will continue to apologise for the “flippant” remarks and says he will live with “continual regret” for having made them.

# resignation - Monday 25 February, 2013

Pope accepts resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien
# Resignation
# Resignation

Pope accepts resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien

Feb 25th 2013, 12:43 PM 9,031 Views 60 Comments

The news comes a day after reports claim he had engaged in inappropriate behaviour in the 1980s.

# resignation - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Pope Benedict will remain in 'spiritual proximity' after his resignation
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Pope Benedict will remain in 'spiritual proximity' after his resignation

Feb 23rd 2013, 12:35 PM 5,097 Views 69 Comments

Speaking ahead of his resignation next week, Pope Benedict XVI said that God’s beauty was “constantly contradicted by the evil of this world, by suffering and by corruption.”

# resignation - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Bulgarian government resigns amid protests
# Bulgaria
# Bulgaria

Bulgarian government resigns amid protests

Feb 20th 2013, 8:25 AM 3,600 Views 44 Comments

Protests against soaring electricity prices escalated into nationwide demonstrations against the right-wing government in recent weeks.

# resignation - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Feb 16th 2013, 11:00 AM 9,146 Views 29 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# resignation - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

A 12-century Irish saint reckons the next pope is the last
# White Smoke
# White Smoke

A 12-century Irish saint reckons the next pope is the last

Feb 12th 2013, 3:10 PM 51,453 Views 87 Comments

St Malachy – the first Irish saint to be canonised by a pope – had a prophecy concerning every pope between then and now.

# resignation - Monday 11 February, 2013

Incredulity, shock and humility - The world reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation
# Reaction
# Reaction

Incredulity, shock and humility - The world reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation

Feb 11th 2013, 12:46 PM 13,675 Views 76 Comments

Today’s announcement caught the world unawares. Here’s some of the initial reactions.

Pope’s brother: Pontiff was 'considering resignation for months'
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

Pope’s brother: Pontiff was 'considering resignation for months'

Feb 11th 2013, 12:13 PM 9,802 Views 22 Comments

Fr Georg Ratzinger says his brother’s doctors had advised him against transatlantic travel. “At his age my brother wants more rest.”

Pope Benedict resigns, cites 'advanced age' and deteriorating health
# Pope Resigns
# Pope Resigns

Pope Benedict resigns, cites 'advanced age' and deteriorating health

Feb 11th 2013, 10:58 AM 58,780 Views 312 Comments

He said that his “advanced age” and deteriorating strength were the main reasons for his retirement.

# resignation - Monday 31 December, 2012

Martin McGuinness resigns as MP
# Resignation
# Resignation

Martin McGuinness resigns as MP

Dec 31st 2012, 10:00 AM 14,877 Views 87 Comments

McGuinness said his move follows his party’s plans to phase out double-jobbing.

# resignation - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Senior US official quits over damning Benghazi report
# Scandal
# Scandal

Senior US official quits over damning Benghazi report

Dec 20th 2012, 8:31 AM 2,558 Views 0 Comments

The report into the attack on the US consulate in Libya on 11 September was scathing, finding evidence of major security failures and mismanagement.

# resignation - Monday 19 November, 2012

Hobbs announces resignation from The Consumer Show on Twitter
# The Consumer Blow
# The Consumer Blow

Hobbs announces resignation from The Consumer Show on Twitter

Nov 19th 2012, 4:46 PM 16,347 Views 27 Comments

Hobbs made his announcement on Twitter this morning. He had been a co-presenter for each of its previous three seasons.

# resignation - Monday 12 November, 2012

Details of second woman in Petraeus case emerge
# David Petraeus
# David Petraeus

Details of second woman in Petraeus case emerge

Nov 12th 2012, 10:36 AM 5,202 Views 2 Comments

The second woman is alleged to have received emails from Paula Broadwell who is said to have conducted an affair with the now former head of the CIA.

# resignation - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Rebekah Brooks 'received £7m pay-off'
# Rebekah Brooks
# Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks 'received £7m pay-off'

Oct 16th 2012, 11:40 AM 6,623 Views 18 Comments

Latest reports say that Brooks received the pay-off after she resigned from News International last year.

# resignation - Saturday 6 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Gangnam Style
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Gangnam Style

Oct 6th 2012, 7:59 PM 15,513 Views 5 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# resignation - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Burton 'saddened' to see Shortall go - but affirms confidence in Reilly
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Burton 'saddened' to see Shortall go - but affirms confidence in Reilly

Sep 27th 2012, 1:00 PM 4,286 Views 35 Comments

The Minister for Social Protection says every member of government “has confidence in every other minister”.

In full: James Reilly's letter to Róisín Shortall about Primary Care centres
# Shortall
# Shortall

In full: James Reilly's letter to Róisín Shortall about Primary Care centres

Sep 27th 2012, 11:14 AM 13,117 Views 42 Comments

The letter was released last night and details Reilly’s explanation for expanding the lost of 20 sites for proposed primary care centres to 35, an issue which has in part led to Shortall’s resignation.

# resignation - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

James Reilly: I wasn't told in advance about Roisin Shortall's resignation
# Shortall Resigns
# Shortall Resigns

James Reilly: I wasn't told in advance about Roisin Shortall's resignation

Sep 26th 2012, 9:35 PM 17,253 Views 96 Comments

The Minister for Health told TheJournal.ie that he only heard of Róisin Shortall’s resignation on his way to an event in Balbriggan this evening.

Róisín Shortall resigns as Primary Care Minister
# Resignation
# Resignation

Róisín Shortall resigns as Primary Care Minister

Sep 26th 2012, 7:01 PM 19,669 Views 177 Comments

The Labour Party TD’s decision follows a much-publicised dispute with the Health Minister James Reilly. She has also resigned the Labour Party whip.

# resignation - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Hillsborough: Pressure for prosecutions as police open inquiry over conduct
# JFT96
# JFT96

Hillsborough: Pressure for prosecutions as police open inquiry over conduct

Sep 13th 2012, 6:38 PM 3,230 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile a senior police officer who was at Hillsborough today claimed fans made the police’s job harder amid calls for him to resign.