John Delaney has stepped down as executive vice-president of the FAI.
The board of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) made the announcement late last night.
Mr Delaney became embroiled in controversy over concerns about corporate governance within the organisation and a bridging loan he allegedly gave the association two years ago.
Gardaí in Dublin have seized 5.6 kilos of cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €110,000.
It is after members attached to the Special Crime Task Force and the Ballymun District Drugs Unit intercepted two men on a motorcycle on waste ground in an area known locally as 'Seven Pitches' in the Ballymun area yesterday.
The two aged 19 and 20 were arrested and are being detained at Ballymun Garda station.
Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ, Limerick is the country's best secondary school.
Some 95.2% of the girls progress to university, according to The Sunday Times Best Schools Guide.
Girls' schools have done particularly well - they take up seven places in the top 10.
A category five storm has set a record for being the strongest ever to make it so far east in the Atlantic Ocean.
Hurricane Lorenzo is heading towards the Azores islands with winds of up to 160 miles per hour.
It is also on course to bring windy weather to Ireland by the middle of the week.
Elon Musk has unveiled a new spacecraft, designed to carry cargo and crew to the moon and Mars.
The head of SpaceX says he hopes to start trialling the rocket, by going into orbit later this year.
He also said his plan is to eventually build cities on the red planet, and look for new places in the solar system for humans to inhabit.