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# stepping down

This month
November 2023
Deirdre Clune becomes second Fine Gael MEP to announce decision not to re-run
MEP for Ireland South Deirdre Clune will not run for the European Parliament again next year.
Last month
October 2023
Sligo TD Marc MacSharry will not run in next general election
MacSharry has served as an Independent since he left the Fianna Fáil party last year.
Former Labour leader Brendan Howlin says he will not run in next general election
He has been a TD for the Wexford constituency since 1987.
This year
Coutts chief executive resigns over ongoing controversy around Nigel Farage's bank account
It follows the resignation of NatWeat’s CEO yesterday.
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’.
Last year
Paul Reid finishes last day as CEO of the HSE
Reid said he was ‘feeling emotionally drained saying goodbye to staff’.
Boris Johnson to resign, but will remain as UK Prime Minister until new Tory leader is in place
It comes after over 50 Government members resigned and called for Johnson to step down.
Declan O'Sullivan leaves role as Kerry U20 manager
Meanwhile, David Clifford should be fit to line out against Dublin in Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final.
All time
Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘managed’ migrant influx
The German chancellor is preparing to step down
Shelbourne announce surprise departure of manager Ian Morris
Morris has led Shels to promotion twice in his three seasons in charge.
Iceland football federation resigns en masse over sex assault scandal
KSI chairman, Gudni Bergsson, had already departed late on Sunday.
Meath football great Bernard Flynn resigns as county U20 manager
Flynn made the decision ‘with a heavy heart and much regret’.
Martina Anderson confirms she will not contest next Assembly election
It is believed she was asked to step down following a strategic election meeting.
Arlene Foster says she hasn't seen letter of no confidence or spoken to those who moved to oust her
The 50-year-old announced her resignation on Wednesday.
HRI chief executive Brian Kavanagh to end 20-year tenure in September
The recruitment campaign to find his successor will begin this Friday.
Chairman of League One club Crewe resigns following release of report into historical sexual abuse
John Bowler, who took up the role in 1987, said he ‘will always be deeply appalled and sorry’ for the heinous crimes of Barry Bennell.
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.
Jeff Bezos to step down as CEO of Amazon later this year
Bezos will be succeeded in the role by Andy Jassy.
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.
Castle's tumultuous tenure ends as Rugby Australia CEO resigns
The decision comes soon after 11 former Wallabies captains called for change.
Michael O'Neill leaves Northern Ireland job because of Euro 2020 play-off postponement
The former Shamrock Rovers boss had been combining the role with his position at Stoke City.
Bill Gates quits Microsoft board to spend more time on philanthropy
He started the company with Paul Allen in 1975.
Mayo crisis deepens with 11 of 12 executive members gone, EGM granted for next week
An email circulated to all clubs yesterday confirmed 10 resignations.
Labour TD Brendan Ryan says he will not contest next election
Ryan has been a TD since 2011.
O'Neill resigns as Kildare boss after four years in charge
The Lilywhites manager informed his players and the county board on Monday night.
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.
German FA president resigns over payment and gift scandals
Reinhard Grindel apologised for accepting a €6,000 watch from Hryhoriy Surkis, a UEFA vice-president and honorary president of the Ukrainian football federation.
John Delaney steps down as chief executive to take up new FAI position
Delaney moves to newly-created position of Executive Vice-President with immediate effect.
Dr Crokes' All-Ireland winning manager Pat O'Shea steps down after three years in charge
The club said the 52-year-old made his own decision to step away this weekend.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down in 2021
Merkel has been the leader of Germany for 13 years and her party’s leader for 18.
Premier League referee quits aged 32 due to 'change in his personal circumstances'
Regarded as one of the finest officials in the English game, Bobby Madley has decided to retire.
'I wouldn't agree with the notion that players don't enjoy it. They're not slaves to the system'
We caught up with Tom McGlinchey after his four-year reign in charge of the Waterford footballers came to an end.
Cavan need a new football manager as they get set to play in Division 1 of the league in 2019
It was announced last night that Mattie McGleenan is stepping down.
Bus Éireann's chief executive is stepping down
Ray Hernan had been in the position since November 2016.
US Supreme Court judge Anthony Kennedy announces retirement
He has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, LGBT rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.
Colin Kelly resigns in the wake of Westmeath's 11-point loss to Armagh
Westmeath’s summer ended in disappointing fashion today.
Big blow for Irish hockey as long-serving coach steps down in World Cup year
Craig Fulton is moving on to take up a position with the Belgium national team.
HSE boss Tony O'Brien to leave position early
There had been calls for O’Brien to step down.
Sean Canney quits the Independent Alliance
He announced the move this morning.
'It has been a unique privilege': HSE chief Tony O'Brien to leave role this summer
Tony O’Brien has led the HSE since 2012.