Alex Burke

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Over 2.3 million people have used Duolingo to learn Irish. Photograph: Éanna Ó Caollaí/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has called on senior officials in the public service to uphold legislation guaranteeing the right of Irish speakers to in(...)

‘It was lovely to get away, says one single parent  of their one-week trip to Lanzarote last August, but she did feel a bit isolated. Photograph: iStockphoto

For many years a holiday abroad seemed out of the question for Mairéad Lardner and her daughter, Caoimhe. As a single mother, there was not only the (...)

Noelle Hyland and Tony Burke Noelle, from Athy in Co Kildare, met farmer Tony in 2012 after a biker rally in his native Co Laois. “Tony fastened my(...)