The tribunal into the Kerry babies was like a “medieval witch hunt” with the victims burning at the stake and the crowd dancing around the fire, the Dáil heard. The tribunal into the Kerry babies was like a “medieval witch hunt” with the victims burning at the stake and the crowd dancing around the fire, the Dáil heard. Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin, quoting poet Brendan Kenneally, said Joanne Hayes was the victim of a shameful persecution by state agencies.
Abortion services would be outsourced to “under-resourced and overstretched” GP practices if legislative recommendations to replace the Eighth Amendment are introduced, it has been claimed. During debates in the Dáil and Seanad which included many impassioned speeches arguing both sides, it was suggested that the recommendations of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment would place massive pressure on GPs.
A Government minister was accused of performing a total “volte face” and being “disingenuous” on the issue of pay for staff in voluntary hospitals. Super junior health minister Finian McGrath was at the receiving end of stinging criticism in the Dáil during a debate on pay rates in so-called section 39 hospitals. The private member’s motion was brought forward by Fianna Fáil’s public expenditure spokesman Dara Calleary, who said the pay disparity was grossly unfair.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".