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# resigned - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Second Fáilte Ireland board member resigns following trip to Spain

Spain is not currently on Ireland’s Green List.

# resigned - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

From The42 Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election Resigned

Pichot quits World Rugby after losing to Beaumont in chairman election

The former Argentina scrum-half has resigned from three different roles.

# resigned - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Castle's tumultuous tenure ends as Rugby Australia CEO resigns

The decision comes soon after 11 former Wallabies captains called for change.

# resigned - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

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.

# resigned - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

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.

# resigned - Thursday 15 November, 2018

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.

# resigned - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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.

# resigned - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'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.

# resigned - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

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.

# resigned - Friday 10 March, 2017

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”.

# resigned - Monday 5 December, 2016

Italian prime minister resigns after crushing referendum defeat

Matteo Renzi announced his resignation early this morning.

# resigned - Friday 26 June, 2015

From The42 Sepp Blatter: I have not resigned Claim

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.

# resigned - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

We still don't know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked... One Year On This post contains videos

We still don't know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked...

Analysis: The departure of the Garda Commissioner remains shrouded in controversy.

# resigned - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 Cork native Graham Boylan has stepped down as CEO of Cage Warriors Resigned

Cork native Graham Boylan has stepped down as CEO of Cage Warriors Exclusive

Boylan has resigned after being at the helm of Europe’s top MMA promotion since 2010.

# resigned - Friday 21 November, 2014

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…

# resigned - Monday 3 November, 2014

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.

# resigned - Sunday 2 November, 2014

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.

# resigned - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

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

# resigned - Thursday 25 September, 2014

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.

# resigned - Sunday 7 September, 2014

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”.

# resigned - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Chairman of West/Northwest Hospital Group resigns over 'conflict of interest'

Noel Daly was appointed by Health Minister James Reilly.

# resigned - Thursday 15 May, 2014

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.

# resigned - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

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.

# resigned - Thursday 3 October, 2013

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.

# resigned - Thursday 27 September, 2012

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.

# resigned - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

In full: Róisín Shortall's resignation statement

The Minister of State for Primary Care’s resignation statement in full.

# resigned - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Kofi Annan resigns as special envoy to Syria

Annan said he cannot go on when the Security Council provides no backing for his role.

# resigned - Thursday 28 June, 2012

From The42 England can't win World Cup, sighs Shearer Resigned

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.”

# resigned - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

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.

# resigned - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

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.”

# resigned - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

From The42 Arrivederci Fabio: Capello steps down from England post Exit

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.

# resigned - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

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