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SuperValu's Christmas advert with a 2020 twist draws warm reception online
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# We Believe

SuperValu's Christmas advert with a 2020 twist draws warm reception online

Nov 12th 2020, 1:16 PM 67,377 Views 34 Comments

SuperValu’s advert features a boy called Conor, who is awaiting a mysterious Christmas visitor.

Complaints claiming Paddy Power advert was 'anti-English', 'offensive' and 'racist' upheld
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# Paddy Power

Complaints claiming Paddy Power advert was 'anti-English', 'offensive' and 'racist' upheld

Nov 26th 2019, 12:04 PM 47,419 Views 52 Comments

The advertisement in question ran as part of a Paddy Power branded Six Nations Campaign.

Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad
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# Rubber Bullets

Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad

Jan 13th 2018, 4:34 PM 58,601 Views 141 Comments

The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg.

Complaint upheld after UCD student asked to pay almost €500 more in fees than advertised
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# ASAI

Complaint upheld after UCD student asked to pay almost €500 more in fees than advertised

Dec 18th 2017, 5:44 PM 26,108 Views 13 Comments

Outdated fee information had been listed on UCD’s School of Medicine website.

The John Lewis Christmas ad is here, starring Moz the Monster
# Golden Slumbers
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# Golden Slumbers

The John Lewis Christmas ad is here, starring Moz the Monster

Nov 10th 2017, 9:10 AM 29,105 Views 54 Comments

The ad features a cover of the Beatles song Golden Slumbers by Elbow.

Nivea pulls 'racist' advert that bore the message 'white is purity'
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# Bad Idea

Nivea pulls 'racist' advert that bore the message 'white is purity'

Apr 5th 2017, 7:22 AM 17,784 Views 85 Comments

This wasn’t the first occasion that Nivea’s advertisements have drawn public condemnation.

MI6 seeking spies with first ever cinema advert
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# But She Can

MI6 seeking spies with first ever cinema advert

Mar 12th 2017, 8:05 AM 20,955 Views 12 Comments

The agency says Bond has created a stereotype and it wants to employ more women agents.

1916 exhibition should have alluded to Hunger Strike section, says advert regulator
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# Sinn Féin

1916 exhibition should have alluded to Hunger Strike section, says advert regulator

Nov 4th 2016, 6:05 AM 11,879 Views 51 Comments

The ASAI ruled that this advertisement should not be used in the same format again.

Poll: Were RTÉ wrong in banning this Budweiser ad featuring Conor McGregor?
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# Your Say

Poll: Were RTÉ wrong in banning this Budweiser ad featuring Conor McGregor?

Mar 20th 2016, 9:40 AM 75,484 Views 148 Comments

RTÉ has refused to air the ad as it is in breach of advertising standards.

Criticism for Labour ad showing Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin as gay couple on wedding day
# Negative Campaigning
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# Negative Campaigning

Criticism for Labour ad showing Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin as gay couple on wedding day

Jan 3rd 2016, 8:20 PM 41,632 Views 217 Comments

It shows Adams and Martin on the plinth at Leinster House with the slogan, “This is one marriage we should vote NO to this year.”

Bulmers have a new ad and it's all a bit... arty
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# Cider House Rules

Bulmers have a new ad and it's all a bit... arty

Apr 7th 2015, 2:30 PM 12,307 Views 11 Comments

What do turtles and bubbles have to do with alcohol says you.

TV3's swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne
# New Dawn
# New Dawn

TV3's swanky new ad features a brilliantly creepy shot of Vincent Browne

Nov 30th 2014, 1:45 PM 17,186 Views 14 Comments

Hey, what a good adveAAARRRGHH.

This is how they advertise cough drops in Finland
# Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh
# Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh

This is how they advertise cough drops in Finland

Oct 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 2,434 Views 1 Comment

Clever.

This Swedish billboard with a twist is going viral for a great reason
# Hair Raising
# Hair Raising

This Swedish billboard with a twist is going viral for a great reason

Oct 13th 2014, 8:11 AM 7,695 Views 1 Comment

The best awareness-raising campaign you’ll see today.

Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert
# Going Ape
# Going Ape

Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert

Oct 9th 2014, 5:56 PM 28,242 Views 32 Comments

No, there isn’t an invasion of giant apes.

Are you an 'inspirational leader'? Like to earn €180k? The Garda Commissioner job is up for grabs
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# JOB OPENING

Are you an 'inspirational leader'? Like to earn €180k? The Garda Commissioner job is up for grabs

Sep 5th 2014, 10:44 AM 13,726 Views 77 Comments

Dust off that CV…

This Durex advert for 'female orgasm enhancer' is absolutely excellent
# What A Scream
# What A Scream

This Durex advert for 'female orgasm enhancer' is absolutely excellent

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:00 PM 9,724 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs
# Ad Fail
# Ad Fail

Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs

Apr 9th 2014, 9:54 AM 5,331 Views 3 Comments

The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.

So there's a spaceship for sale in Galway...
# Careful Owner
# Careful Owner

So there's a spaceship for sale in Galway...

Apr 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 2,705 Views 1 Comment

Going spare, apparently.

The legend from the Czech Inn is back with another baffling video
# Dave The Rave
# Dave The Rave

The legend from the Czech Inn is back with another baffling video

Apr 1st 2014, 9:12 AM 3,853 Views 3 Comments

Someone get this man a TV show.

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable
# OMG
# OMG

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable

Mar 26th 2014, 10:19 AM 57,729 Views 43 Comments

Cannot be unseen.

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain
# On The Beer
# On The Beer

Bizarre new Bavaria advert explains deaths of Elvis, Tupac and Kurt Cobain

Mar 26th 2014, 9:29 AM 3,640 Views 1 Comment

It’s very strange.

This simple, touching advert will teach you how to find love
# Unloved
# Unloved

This simple, touching advert will teach you how to find love

Mar 7th 2014, 7:00 PM 4,144 Views 0 Comments

Mmmf.

The new ad for Three in the UK is absolutely brilliant
# We Built This City
# We Built This City

The new ad for Three in the UK is absolutely brilliant

Feb 22nd 2014, 9:17 AM 4,631 Views 2 Comments

Prepare to rock.

This promo video for Dublin's Czech Inn is unintentionally hilarious
# Pubvertising
# Pubvertising

This promo video for Dublin's Czech Inn is unintentionally hilarious

Jan 28th 2014, 11:56 AM 15,856 Views 22 Comments

It… I… just… we just… uh… just watch it.

'Top class' striker wants to play for your team, puts up hilarious flyers
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# Advert

'Top class' striker wants to play for your team, puts up hilarious flyers

Jan 7th 2014, 5:16 PM 11,173 Views 3 Comments

Meet Gary Goals, who claims he can ‘do all types of the goals’. He won’t play between the sticks though.

Bizarre advert offers free rent in exchange for 'wifely duties'
# Wifely Duties
# Wifely Duties

Bizarre advert offers free rent in exchange for 'wifely duties'

Dec 8th 2013, 3:00 PM 5,029 Views 8 Comments

Sound fair?

Watch TV viewers react to the John Lewis Christmas advert
# John Lewis
# John Lewis

Watch TV viewers react to the John Lewis Christmas advert

Nov 15th 2013, 12:15 PM 4,902 Views 3 Comments

We love bears too.

This year's John Lewis Christmas ad may make you cry
# John Lewis
# John Lewis

This year's John Lewis Christmas ad may make you cry

Nov 8th 2013, 9:46 AM 9,070 Views 15 Comments

It’s got Lily Allen and a very cute cartoon.

How to use the bathroom with no smell... according to this bizarre ad
# Call Of Nature
# Call Of Nature

How to use the bathroom with no smell... according to this bizarre ad

Sep 10th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,097 Views 57 Comments

It claims to eliminate all odour from your visit to the smallest room.

Worst make-up ad ever shows men shoving mascara down pants
# Badvert
# Badvert

Worst make-up ad ever shows men shoving mascara down pants

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:27 PM 2,064 Views 4 Comments

There are no words for how weird this is.

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans
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# Badvertising

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans

Jul 4th 2013, 11:08 AM 13,680 Views 19 Comments

Twenty-one complaints were upheld by the ASAI, Ireland’s advertising watchdog, in it’s latest complaints bulletin.

Curse of the O2 Irish Rugby advert
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# Jinxed

Curse of the O2 Irish Rugby advert

Mar 19th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,204 Views 5 Comments

Every Ireland player featured in the mobile phone company’s advertisement met with adversity in the Six Nations.

VIDEO: Trap in advert for English lessons. World falls off axis.
# Mature Student
From The42
# Mature Student

VIDEO: Trap in advert for English lessons. World falls off axis.

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:09 PM 1,327 Views 1 Comment

Next thing you know, our national manager will be hocking anger management DVDs.

Did your bike get robbed? This person wants to return one...
# Conscience Crisis
# Conscience Crisis

Did your bike get robbed? This person wants to return one...

Jan 16th 2013, 10:05 AM 14,530 Views 28 Comments

“This is not a joke, I really want to give this bike back. I’m not a scumbag.”

VIDEO: Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant join forces
# Legends
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# Legends

VIDEO: Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant join forces

Dec 6th 2012, 10:44 PM 1,528 Views 1 Comment

The pair both feature in a newly released advertisement for Turkish Airlines. What’s your verdict?