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(...)

The allowance was abolished by the then Fine Gael/Labour government after the minister for public expenditure and reform announced savings had to be made  in relation to public-service pay

A challenge by the Irish Medical Organisation to a former government’s decision to abolish an allowance worth €61 weekly to junior doctors has opened (...)