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# resigns - Monday 1 October, 2018

Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick resigns from party

The Louth TD campaigned for the Eighth Amendment to be retained in recent times.

# resigns - Thursday 1 March, 2018

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism

Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.

# resigns - Monday 15 January, 2018

Sinn Féin MP Barry McElduff to resign over Kingsmill loaf video

Last week the MP was suspended from the party for a period of three months for his actions.

# resigns - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

UK deputy prime minister Damian Green resigns from cabinet after porn allegations

British Prime Minister Theresa May accepted Green’s resignation.

# resigns - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

UK Defence Secretary resigns, says his past behaviour may have 'fallen short'

Fallon had earlier apologised for putting his hand on a journalist’s knee in 2002.

# resigns - Friday 4 July, 2014

From The42 Aidan O'Rourke steps down as Louth football manager Louth

Aidan O'Rourke steps down as Louth football manager

The former All-Ireland winner has decided not to seek ratification for a third season in charge.

# resigns - Sunday 27 April, 2014

South Korea's prime minister resigns over ferry disaster

“I offer my apology for having been unable to prevent this accident from happening” said Chung Hong-Won.

# resigns - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Attack on his family prompts Libya's prime minister to resign after one month in office

He said in a statement that he would not accept the premiership after the “traitorous attack”.

# resigns - Monday 3 February, 2014

Ben Gilroy resigns as leader of Direct Democracy Ireland

Jaan Van de Ven has been chosen as the new party leader.

# resigns - 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.

# resigns - Monday 25 February, 2013

Pope accepts resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien

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

# resigns - Monday 31 December, 2012

Martin McGuinness resigns as MP

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

# resigns - Monday 17 December, 2012

From The42 Bin Hammam resigns after provisional ban extended Wave Goodbye

Bin Hammam resigns after provisional ban extended

The Qatari told AFP in an emailed statement that he had stepped down from the positions.

# resigns - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

'Staying in power will only increase the problems': Maldives' president resigns

President Mohamed Nasheed presented his resignation amid protests over his order to arrest a senior judge in the country.

# resigns - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking

A full-page advert in all of today’s British papers says sorry for the “serious wrongdoing that occurred” at NotW.

# resigns - Friday 15 July, 2011

Rebekah Brooks resigns from News International

Former News of the World editor says she is sorry and feels “a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt”.