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# Resigned

Last week
10th September 2023 - 16th September 2023
Irishman Bernard Looney resigns from BP over disclosures about past relationships with colleagues
BP received and reviewed allegations about the CEO’s conduct in May 2022.
Last year
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
Second Fáilte Ireland board member resigns following trip to Spain
Spain is not currently on Ireland’s Green List.
Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election
The former Argentina scrum-half has resigned from three different roles.
Castle's tumultuous tenure ends as Rugby Australia CEO resigns
The decision comes soon after 11 former Wallabies captains called for change.
Prosecutors quit after being overruled in case of Trump aide Roger Stone
The Justice Department had overruled lawyers’ prison time request following an intervention by the president.
Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down
Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov has been shrouded in controversy since his appointment last November.
Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party
The TD was suspended from the party for six months because he voted against the abortion legislation in the Dáil.
Trump steps up trade threats as economic advisor Gary Cohn resigns in protest
Trump stepped up his threats of steep tariffs on steel, aluminum and European cars.
'On the edge of turmoil': What the world media made of the Frances Fitzgerald controversy
There’s been a lot of interest from abroad – but only some of it is seizing the drama of the moment.
Explainer: Why the baffling resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister is escalating Middle East tensions
Saad Hariri has denied he is being held prisoner in Saudi Arabia, and that he was forced to resign.
Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial
Judge Camp had said in a 2014 trial that “pain and sex sometimes go together”.
Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat
Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.
Sepp Blatter: I have not resigned
After announcing he would step down as Fifa president earlier this month, the 79-year-old has hinted he could yet stand for a sixth term.
We still don't know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked...
Analysis: The departure of the Garda Commissioner remains shrouded in controversy.
Cork native Graham Boylan has stepped down as CEO of Cage Warriors
Boylan has resigned after being at the helm of Europe’s top MMA promotion since 2010.
How this seemingly innocuous tweet caused a big row and forced a Labour MP to resign
Emily Thornberry stepped down as a member of the Labour shadow cabinet last night. Here’s what happened…
Drogheda mayor left Fine Gael over Irish Water's 'cronyism, bonuses, allowances and privatisation'
Kevin Callan left the party over their handling of water charges.
The mayor of Drogheda has quit Fine Gael over the water charges controversy
Cllr Kevin Callan has stepped down a day after people took to the streets of his town over the issue.
US Secret Service chief resigns over security breaches
Julia Pierson had only taken up her post 18 months ago after a prostitution scandal erupted within the agency
Councillor quits Sinn Féin over 'negative rumours from small elements'
Jonathan Dowdall had initially stepped down due to health reasons, but now says he will stay in his council seat.
Taoiseach "dismissed" Shortall's concerns over Reilly's health service reforms
New Health Minister Leo Varadkar was recently told Reilly’s HSE reforms were “unworkable”.
Chairman of West/Northwest Hospital Group resigns over 'conflict of interest'
Noel Daly was appointed by Health Minister James Reilly.
Mary Lou says Taoiseach held secret meeting with Shatter... but government says he didn't
The Taoiseach’s office says a ‘clerical error’ is to blame for the diary entry that recorded a meeting taking place 36 hours before it actually did.
The most senior official in Michael Noonan's department has resigned
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.
How Twitter reacted to Alan Shatter's resignation
With shock, analysis, glee, and bad jokes, mainly.
Peter Mathews has resigned from Fine Gael
Mathews was expelled from the Fine Gael parliamentary party in July over his vote against the abortion bill.
Alex White to replace Shortall as junior health minister
The Dublin South TD will be nominated to fill the vacant junior ministerial position at the Department of Health next week.
Burton 'saddened' to see Shortall go - but affirms confidence in Reilly
The Minister for Social Protection says every member of government “has confidence in every other minister”.
James Reilly on Shortall's departure: 'Pressure's only for tyres'
The Minister for Health showed little disappointment at Róisín Shortall’s resignation – who the Labour chairman said had the full support of party leadership.
In full: Róisín Shortall's resignation statement
The Minister of State for Primary Care’s resignation statement in full.
Kofi Annan resigns as special envoy to Syria
Annan said he cannot go on when the Security Council provides no backing for his role.
England can't win World Cup, sighs Shearer
“It’s no good sitting here saying we will win the World Cup in two years’ time. The reality is we will not.”
GV Wright and Don Lydon resign from Fianna Fáil
The resignations had been expected and are the fourth and fifth since the final report of the Mahon Tribunal. Only ex-councillor Finbarr Hanrahan now faces a motion of expulsion at Friday’s Ard Comhairle.
Éamon Ó Cuív resigns as Fianna Fáil deputy leader
The former minister said to continue in his role as deputy leader and communications spokesperson while he did not support the fiscal compact treaty ratification “would be incompatible for me.”
Arrivederci Fabio: Capello steps down from England post
England are on the lookout for a new manager after the Italian announced his decision to resign this evening.