Two "key advisers" have left their positions at Áras an Uachtaráin, the latest in a series of resignations that are reviving allegations of in-fighting and power struggles among Michael D. Higgins' confidantes.
All parties involved claim the departure was on amicable grounds.The growing influence of Mr Higgins's executive assistant Kevin McCarthy, a more junior staff member who it had been suggested had better access to the President, was said to have contributed to tensions in the Áras.
President Higgins loses two key advisers at áras - Independent.ie
On the plus side, for any job seekers among you, President Higgins is currently recruiting a new "head of communications and information" as part of a "general restructuring of the Office of the President".
If he really likes you he may even breach the government pay cap for your salary as he did for another adviser!