Dr Ronan Glynn resigns as deputy chief medical officer

Departure the latest in a series of high profile step downs

Dr Ronan Glynn has been deputy chief medical officer since October, 2018. Picture: Leah Farrell/

Dr Ronan Glynn, the deputy chief medical officer, has announced he is to step down from his role at the end of May.

A statement from the Department of Health confirmed the resignation this afternoon.

Glynn was a prominent member of the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) and a familiar face on national news during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Speaking on the News at One, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said it was Glynn’s ...