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# ad - Sunday 28 July, 2019

The ads industry watchdog is still fielding dozens of complaints about influencers
# Media And Marketing
From TheJournal.ie
# Media And Marketing

The ads industry watchdog is still fielding dozens of complaints about influencers

Jul 28th 2019, 6:45 AM 13,196 Views 8 Comments

The ASAI says the volume of objections shows a high level of awareness of ‘transparency requirements’.

# ad - Monday 25 March, 2019

'Embarrassing, stupid and sexist': German cycling ad criticised for featuring model in underwear
# Sexism Row
From TheJournal.ie
# Sexism Row

'Embarrassing, stupid and sexist': German cycling ad criticised for featuring model in underwear

Mar 25th 2019, 9:31 AM 100,902 Views 109 Comments

The ad aims to encourage cyclists to wear a helmet.

# ad - Friday 1 March, 2019

Mobile network ad had to be changed because child was holding a phone on a bouncy castle
# Ad
From TheJournal.ie
# Ad

Mobile network ad had to be changed because child was holding a phone on a bouncy castle

Mar 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 24,934 Views 44 Comments

The complaint was upheld.

# ad - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Beauty chain Sisu fell foul of advertising rules for publishing a 'misleading' Instagram post
# Media And Marketing
From TheJournal.ie
# Media And Marketing

Beauty chain Sisu fell foul of advertising rules for publishing a 'misleading' Instagram post

Feb 28th 2019, 5:17 PM 21,678 Views 6 Comments

Pat Phelan’s cosmetic clinic company ‘strongly repudiated’ a complaint about a social media post.

# ad - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Dealz ad featuring 'Harry the Hunk' filling a dishwasher falls foul of ad rules
# Controversial Package
From TheJournal.ie
# Controversial Package

Dealz ad featuring 'Harry the Hunk' filling a dishwasher falls foul of ad rules

Dec 18th 2018, 6:01 AM 33,088 Views 42 Comments

Dealz argued the ad was evocative of the Diet Coke window cleaning ad.

# ad - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'
# Leaving Cert
From TheJournal.ie
# Leaving Cert

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'

Aug 30th 2018, 2:31 PM 28,446 Views 24 Comments

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

# ad - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Kia ordered to change ad which showed man jumping off cliff while screaming
# Car Ad
From TheJournal.ie
# Car Ad

Kia ordered to change ad which showed man jumping off cliff while screaming

Jun 26th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,292 Views 22 Comments

The complainant said it could be construed the man was trying to take his own life.

# ad - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

NFL rejects veterans' 'Please Stand' Super Bowl ad
# No Thanks
From The42
# No Thanks

NFL rejects veterans' 'Please Stand' Super Bowl ad

Jan 23rd 2018, 9:35 PM 7,442 Views 4 Comments

AMVETS national commander Marion Polk hit out at the decision.

# ad - Sunday 31 December, 2017

For everyone who finds themselves inexplicably enraged by that TUI ad

For everyone who finds themselves inexplicably enraged by that TUI ad

Dec 31st 2017, 11:33 AM 25,995 Views 9 Comments

How many times do you think you’ve seen it this week? A million? Million and one?

# ad - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Complaint about 'misleading' online ad for Cork IVF clinic upheld
# ASAI
From TheJournal.ie
# ASAI

Complaint about 'misleading' online ad for Cork IVF clinic upheld

Sep 23rd 2017, 11:00 AM 21,212 Views 3 Comments

A complaint about a radio ad for the same clinic was also upheld.

# ad - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

McDonald's pulls TV ad accused of using child bereavement to sell fast food
# Not Loving It
From TheJournal.ie
# Not Loving It

McDonald's pulls TV ad accused of using child bereavement to sell fast food

May 16th 2017, 9:25 PM 25,646 Views 52 Comments

The ad was for the UK market.

# ad - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

7 questions we have about that absolutely ridiculous VIPoo ad
# Vipoo Treatment
# Vipoo Treatment

7 questions we have about that absolutely ridiculous VIPoo ad

Mar 21st 2017, 10:10 AM 18,692 Views 3 Comments

Firstly, how dare you? And secondly, how DARE you?

# ad - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

A number of the 'I Want To Get Cancer' ads can't be shown again
# Irish Cancer Society
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Cancer Society

A number of the 'I Want To Get Cancer' ads can't be shown again

Feb 21st 2017, 1:53 PM 23,479 Views 54 Comments

The ASAI made the ruling today.

# ad - Sunday 19 February, 2017

15 times celebrities embarrassed themselves in the name of #sponcon
# Hashtag Spon
# Hashtag Spon

15 times celebrities embarrassed themselves in the name of #sponcon

Feb 19th 2017, 9:30 PM 9,646 Views 0 Comments

Tragic.

# ad - Thursday 5 January, 2017

5 questions we have after watching Conor McGregor's bizarre horse racing ad
# Let Yourself Goooo
# Let Yourself Goooo

5 questions we have after watching Conor McGregor's bizarre horse racing ad

Jan 5th 2017, 10:42 AM 6,863 Views 5 Comments

There’s more going on in this than your average Hollywood blockbuster.

# ad - Friday 2 December, 2016

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas
# ALONE
From TheJournal.ie
# ALONE

'I didn't want to be any bother': Older people urged to ask for help this Christmas

Dec 2nd 2016, 3:01 PM 8,913 Views 12 Comments

A charity for older people wants to remind them they deserve to live with dignity.

# ad - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

This old clip of the Spice Girls calling out a director asking for cleavage shots is brilliant
# Spice Up Your Life
# Spice Up Your Life

This old clip of the Spice Girls calling out a director asking for cleavage shots is brilliant

Nov 16th 2016, 2:00 PM 15,617 Views 1 Comment

Legends.

# ad - Friday 9 September, 2016

Everyone's talking about this very naughty new Maltesers ad
# Storme Toolis
# Storme Toolis

Everyone's talking about this very naughty new Maltesers ad

Sep 9th 2016, 10:38 AM 12,724 Views 0 Comments

“He wasn’t complaining.”

# ad - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo swaps bodies with a ball boy in his new ad
# Star
From The42
# Star

Cristiano Ronaldo swaps bodies with a ball boy in his new ad

Jun 9th 2016, 9:16 PM 9,236 Views 16 Comments

The Real Madrid and Portugal star features in a new promo film for Nike.

# ad - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman
# Backtrack
From TheJournal.ie
# Backtrack

Facebook apologises for banning "undesirable" photo of plus-size woman

May 24th 2016, 7:52 AM 21,439 Views 53 Comments

It blocked an ad on the basis that the photo “depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner”.

# ad - Friday 6 May, 2016

Someone in Galway is actually selling this church confession box
# Give Up Yer Aul Sins
# Give Up Yer Aul Sins

Someone in Galway is actually selling this church confession box

May 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 4,461 Views 6 Comments

Hero.

# ad - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Here's what happens when you ask a kid to design an ad for a funeral home
# Ok Then
# Ok Then

Here's what happens when you ask a kid to design an ad for a funeral home

Apr 17th 2016, 5:16 PM 7,233 Views 0 Comments

The blackest of black comedy.

# ad - Thursday 10 March, 2016

A dad put a very creepy ad in a magazine jobs section to find a husband for his daughter
# Godly And Gorgeous
# Godly And Gorgeous

A dad put a very creepy ad in a magazine jobs section to find a husband for his daughter

Mar 10th 2016, 10:14 AM 5,091 Views 1 Comment

He saw fit to mention that she was a ‘godly virgin’. *shudders*

# ad - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

In defence of Rachel and Steve from the Bank of Ireland ads
# Rachel And Steve
# Rachel And Steve

In defence of Rachel and Steve from the Bank of Ireland ads

Feb 24th 2016, 10:41 AM 14,756 Views 12 Comments

It’s Steve and Rachel.

# ad - Monday 15 February, 2016

7 feelings the whole country has about the couple from the Vodafone ad
# Sue The Pig
# Sue The Pig

7 feelings the whole country has about the couple from the Vodafone ad

Feb 15th 2016, 11:11 AM 23,045 Views 12 Comments

Ahhh SUE!

# ad - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

It's not just you - that GloHealth ad is driving everyone mad
# GloHeath
# GloHeath

It's not just you - that GloHealth ad is driving everyone mad

Jan 12th 2016, 2:42 PM 7,659 Views 4 Comments

What about the dads?

# ad - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

This taco shop trolled burglars by turning footage of the robbery into an ad
# Taco Thieves
# Taco Thieves

This taco shop trolled burglars by turning footage of the robbery into an ad

Dec 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 4,416 Views 0 Comments

Yes to making the best of a bad situation.

# ad - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Meerkats, mistresses and Robbie Henshaw's carb mountain: This RWC angelus parody is perfect
# BONG
From The42
# BONG

Meerkats, mistresses and Robbie Henshaw's carb mountain: This RWC angelus parody is perfect

Sep 2nd 2015, 1:15 PM 11,345 Views 9 Comments

Also featuring what can only be a further sneak peak at George Hook’s erotic novel.

# ad - Friday 28 August, 2015

6 questions we have after watching Louis Walsh's new Cadbury ad
# I'm Back
# I'm Back

6 questions we have after watching Louis Walsh's new Cadbury ad

Aug 28th 2015, 7:53 AM 8,120 Views 9 Comments

OOOOOOOH yessir, I can boogie…

# ad - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This wine company's 'Taste the Bush' ad campaign is just as smutty as it sounds
# Taste The Bush
# Taste The Bush

This wine company's 'Taste the Bush' ad campaign is just as smutty as it sounds

Aug 13th 2015, 5:10 PM 9,254 Views 6 Comments

Stop the world, etc.

# ad - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Women engineers are sharing their photos to fight sexism in tech
# I Look Like An Engineer
From TheJournal.ie
# I Look Like An Engineer

Women engineers are sharing their photos to fight sexism in tech

Aug 4th 2015, 8:32 AM 26,878 Views 138 Comments

Isis Anchalee starred in an ad, and got some negative comments. Her experience has inspired others.

# ad - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Three apologises after criticism of ad as transphobic
# Three Problems
From TheJournal.ie
# Three Problems

Three apologises after criticism of ad as transphobic

Jul 15th 2015, 3:32 PM 26,044 Views 105 Comments

Many people are expressing their disgust at the ad on social media.

# ad - Thursday 9 July, 2015

This 'go home Irish' ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto
# Please Leave Canada
# Please Leave Canada

This 'go home Irish' ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto

Jul 9th 2015, 10:20 AM 11,596 Views 3 Comments

It links to a website titled pleaseleavecanada.com as well.

# ad - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Paddy Power has angered people with this 'tasteless' joke about UK immigrants
# Shock Tactics
# Shock Tactics

Paddy Power has angered people with this 'tasteless' joke about UK immigrants

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:22 AM 7,062 Views 8 Comments

Unusual for them, really.

# ad - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

That 'beach body ready' ad was just ruled not offensive
# Protein World
# Protein World

That 'beach body ready' ad was just ruled not offensive

Jul 1st 2015, 1:48 PM 5,289 Views 3 Comments

The ASA received 378 complaints.

# ad - Friday 12 June, 2015

Paddy Power has just taken a major dig at Scotland's 'freedom' ahead of the match
# Bravemove
# Bravemove

Paddy Power has just taken a major dig at Scotland's 'freedom' ahead of the match

Jun 12th 2015, 10:19 AM 6,434 Views 3 Comments

Ouch.

# ad - Thursday 11 June, 2015

James O'Donoghue is a 6-trick pony! Kerry star the focus of new GAA TV ad
# Work The Camera
From The42
# Work The Camera

James O'Donoghue is a 6-trick pony! Kerry star the focus of new GAA TV ad

Jun 11th 2015, 11:43 AM 5,617 Views 3 Comments

Kindly supplied by Killarney Legion to Kerry GAA.

# ad - Monday 11 May, 2015

RTÉ aired Newstalk's 'Move the Dial' ad in error
# Back On Air
From TheJournal.ie
# Back On Air

RTÉ aired Newstalk's 'Move the Dial' ad in error

May 11th 2015, 5:50 PM 21,952 Views 12 Comments

The ad was not due to be aired over the line ‘move the dial’.

# ad - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

This Dublin shop's marriage equality sign is brilliantly cheeky
# Dublin's Best Lay
# Dublin's Best Lay

This Dublin shop's marriage equality sign is brilliantly cheeky

May 5th 2015, 8:09 PM 6,559 Views 0 Comments

Hamptons Floor Store, you sly dogs.

# ad - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

9 of the best running gags in Arrested Development
# It's Back
# It's Back

9 of the best running gags in Arrested Development

Apr 8th 2015, 4:16 PM 5,112 Views 7 Comments

All hail the return of season five.

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