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# resigning - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

'These social media claims were completely false'

Gennaro Gattuso denied he threatened to quit his post following a disappointing loss at Verona.

# resigning - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

The controversial head of the Garda Ombudsman is resigning

Simon O’Brien is taking up a new post in the UK next month after a turbulent spell as GSOC chair.

# resigning - Monday 24 November, 2014

The only Republican in Barack Obama's national security team is resigning

Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defence Secretary.

# resigning - Friday 19 September, 2014

Alex Salmond is resigning as Scotland's First Minister

It follows defeat for the Yes side in the independence referendum overnight.

# resigning - Friday 15 August, 2014

Cardinal Seán Brady has offered to resign as Primate of All Ireland

The offer of resignation, in line with Canon Law, must be approved by the Pope.

# resigning - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Martin McGuinness appointed Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead

An ancient British law requires resigning MPs to apply for a paid office of the British Crown in order to officially resign as James Martin Pacelli McGuinness, to give him his full name, said he would be doing earlier this week.

# resigning - Monday 7 November, 2011

Bishop of Derry tenders his resignation, citing health reasons

Séamus Hegarty has been Bishop of Derry for the past 17 years.

# resigning - Friday 13 May, 2011

DAA chairman David Dilger resigns

The resignation has been welcomed by Ryanair and follows Dilger’s two years at the helm of the authority that owns Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports.

US' Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell set to resign

The former special envoy to Northern Ireland, who was key player in the Good Friday Agreement, is said to be stepping down for personal reasons.