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# maria - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Donald Trump's latest claim is that Democrats plotted to inflate the Puerto Rico hurricane death count

A new investigation has put the death count at nearly 3,000 people.

# maria - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64

Widespread flooding left many sick and elderly people unable to get medical treatment.

# maria - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Trump defends response to Puerto Rico disaster as he plans visit to island

Trump has come under fire for tweeting repeatedly over the weekend about American football players kneeling during the national anthem while failing to mention Puerto Rico.

# maria - Friday 15 May, 2015

Gardaí appeal to newborn Maria's mum: "Come and see your baby in the hospital"

Frances Fitzgerald says the mother of baby Maria has nothing to fear and her welfare is the main priority.

# maria - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish artist explains why we're all being attacked by flying ants Flying Ant Day

Irish artist explains why we're all being attacked by flying ants

In this rather nice poem.

# maria - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Opinion: Prejudice and hysteria caused two Roma children to be taken from their families

I have no doubt Garda and HSE staff acted in what they believed to be the best interests of those two children, but there were clear elements of ethnic profiling involved.

# maria - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Maria's Bulgarian mother denies selling her daughter

Sasha Ruseva makes first public appearance since DNA tests proved she is biological mother of girl taken from foster parents in Greece.

# maria - Friday 25 October, 2013

DNA test confirms Bulgarian couple are parents of 'Maria'

The mother of the young girl has said she left her with a Roma couple in Greece because she was too poor to care for her.

# maria - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Gardaí investigate 'true identity' of girl (7) taken from Tallaght home

The blonde, blue-eyed child was living with a Roma family in the area.

# maria - Monday 21 October, 2013

Roma couple charged with abducting mystery child 'Maria'

The young girl was found at a Roma camp last week in Greece.

Court appearance for couple as authorities search for Maria's true identity

The couple suspected of abducting the child are due to appear in court today.

# maria - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Mystery girl in Roma camp was abandoned by mother, says arrested couple

A lawyer for the couple said that the child was not kidnapped or trafficked – but police said they repeatedly changed their story about the girl.