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Proposal for 'visually dominant' advertising screen at Stephen's Green rejected
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Proposal for 'visually dominant' advertising screen at Stephen's Green rejected

Dec 20th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,433 Views 29 Comments

The application from Nightlight Screens Ltd was dismissed by Dublin City Council in July but appealed to An Bord Pleanála shortly after.

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

Nov 26th 2019, 12:04 PM 47,418 Views 52 Comments

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

Complaint against breast massage ad upheld after it claimed to reduce risk of cancer
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Complaint against breast massage ad upheld after it claimed to reduce risk of cancer

Oct 30th 2018, 3:50 PM 23,104 Views 15 Comments

The text also claimed that a breast massage could increase the size of breasts and prevent sagging.

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'
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Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'

Aug 30th 2018, 2:31 PM 28,393 Views 24 Comments

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

Lorde labelled a 'bigot' in full-page Washington Post ad after she cancels Israel concert
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Lorde labelled a 'bigot' in full-page Washington Post ad after she cancels Israel concert

Jan 1st 2018, 2:34 PM 48,130 Views 122 Comments

Lorde has been accused of joining a “a global antisemitic boycott of Israel” by an outspoken rabbi.

'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life
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'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life

Dec 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 9,986 Views 3 Comments

A new campaign is highlighting the important role friends and family can have in helping a loved one care for someone with dementia.

Slap on the wrist for Eir after it misleadingly advertised sports channel bundle for €1
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Slap on the wrist for Eir after it misleadingly advertised sports channel bundle for €1

Dec 18th 2017, 7:15 PM 32,226 Views 46 Comments

In order to avail of the €1 add-on deal, customers would have to purchase a broadband and TV bundle.

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

Dec 18th 2017, 5:44 PM 26,107 Views 10 Comments

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

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television
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India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

Dec 17th 2017, 9:45 AM 14,004 Views 31 Comments

An order issued Monday cited broadcasting regulations that prohibit vulgar or suggestive themes.

Dove apologises over 'racist' ad where black woman turns white after using soap
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Dove apologises over 'racist' ad where black woman turns white after using soap

Oct 8th 2017, 4:31 PM 64,511 Views 77 Comments

Dove said on Twitter that the advert “missed the mark”.

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat
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Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 107,897 Views 84 Comments

AIB was found to be in breach of the advertisers’ code.

Complaint upheld after man is surprised Lidl jumper is only 3% cashmere
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Complaint upheld after man is surprised Lidl jumper is only 3% cashmere

May 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 56,135 Views 32 Comments

The “classic and elegant” jumper cost €16.99.

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 3:01 PM 8,897 Views 12 Comments

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

Press watchdog rejects complaint over ad for 'overstuffed' Subway sandwich
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Press watchdog rejects complaint over ad for 'overstuffed' Subway sandwich

Oct 29th 2015, 6:01 AM 21,117 Views 27 Comments

Viewer Peter Thomas submitted a complaint to the BAI over an ad showing a sandwich filled with what he felt was a misleading number of chicken breast slices.

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people
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Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people

Oct 14th 2015, 11:51 AM 23,631 Views 132 Comments

Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.

Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads
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Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads

Aug 5th 2015, 10:36 AM 20,353 Views 32 Comments

The headmaster said he was not attempting to fill vacancies and was not as familiar with the debates around the scheme as he should have been.

This controversial TG4 ad wasn't meant to go public
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This controversial TG4 ad wasn't meant to go public

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:18 PM 27,601 Views 44 Comments

It was all down to a mix-up.

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

May 11th 2015, 5:50 PM 21,940 Views 12 Comments

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

Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?
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Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?

Apr 9th 2015, 8:15 PM 11,340 Views 37 Comments

YouTube has plans for a paid subscription service. Will you be signing up?

McDonald's in the US has made a super patriotic ad and it's getting ridiculed
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# Not Lovin' It

McDonald's in the US has made a super patriotic ad and it's getting ridiculed

Jan 13th 2015, 1:45 PM 4,383 Views 0 Comments

“Do you want extra controversy with that?”

The Sainsbury's Christmas ad is even more heartbreaking than the John Lewis one
# Christmas Truce
# Christmas Truce

The Sainsbury's Christmas ad is even more heartbreaking than the John Lewis one

Nov 13th 2014, 9:12 AM 21,935 Views 34 Comments

Just when you thought Christmas ads couldn’t get any more emotional.

Vintage ad for Mickey Mouse's Milk will ruin your childhood
# Mickey's Milk
# Mickey's Milk

Vintage ad for Mickey Mouse's Milk will ruin your childhood

Jul 1st 2014, 8:18 AM 4,367 Views 1 Comment

Things can never be the same again.

New short film by Cornetto tells cute lesbian love story
# 40 Love
# 40 Love

New short film by Cornetto tells cute lesbian love story

May 20th 2014, 6:45 PM 7,704 Views 4 Comments

It’s as sweet as the treat itself.

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women
# Hollaback Boys
# Hollaback Boys

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women

Mar 26th 2014, 5:30 PM 6,534 Views 5 Comments

OI! THAT COLOUR REALLY WORKS ON YOU.

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?
# What The...
# What The...

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?

Mar 18th 2014, 5:20 PM 1,993 Views 0 Comments

Anyone? Bueller?

300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis
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300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis

Feb 17th 2014, 10:42 PM 23,773 Views 137 Comments

They said that they are concerned about the affects that the taxi regulations are having on their livelihood.

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

Department spent €875,000 on media advertising in last five years
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Department spent €875,000 on media advertising in last five years

Oct 16th 2013, 6:15 AM 2,722 Views 8 Comments

There was a surge in spending on media advertisements in 2011, with €437,992 spent that year.

This is probably the best roommate ad Craigslist has ever seen
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# Roomie

This is probably the best roommate ad Craigslist has ever seen

Oct 10th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,100 Views 3 Comments

Who needs landlord references when you got skillz?

iOS7 making you nauseous? Here's the solution
# Motion Sickness
# Motion Sickness

iOS7 making you nauseous? Here's the solution

Oct 2nd 2013, 4:15 PM 3,724 Views 0 Comments

Jimmy Kimmel has the answer to all of your woes.

JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"
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JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"

Jul 27th 2013, 2:26 PM 30,768 Views 184 Comments

The Department of Education has said that schools can participate in the scheme – but not use it to displace staff or fill a current vacancy.

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012
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The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012

Nov 28th 2012, 6:09 PM 8,653 Views 4 Comments

The advertisement uses the children’s story to illustrate the evolution of a news story and public engagement in the news.

Remember when computers looked like this?
# State Of The Art
# State Of The Art

Remember when computers looked like this?

Nov 21st 2012, 2:00 PM 7,505 Views 11 Comments

Check out this 1991 ad for an Irish computer firm.

Spoiler alert! How many sinister things are lurking in this TG4 ad?
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# TG4

Spoiler alert! How many sinister things are lurking in this TG4 ad?

Jul 31st 2012, 2:48 PM 8,584 Views 32 Comments

The more you watch the more you see…

Youth Defence under investigation over use of image in anti-abortion campaign
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Youth Defence under investigation over use of image in anti-abortion campaign

Jul 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,862 Views 125 Comments

Pro-life campaigners Youth Defence are being investigated to determine whether they breached copyright in the use of one of the images used in their recent anti-abortion campaign.

Apple ordered to run ads admitting Samsung did not copy the iPad
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Apple ordered to run ads admitting Samsung did not copy the iPad

Jul 19th 2012, 12:03 PM 5,909 Views 40 Comments

Other legal battles about the similarity of the two company’s products are being fought in Germany, the Netherlands and the US.

5 properties to view in... Dublin 14
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5 properties to view in... Dublin 14

May 11th 2012, 11:00 AM 9,834 Views 0 Comments

Sherry FitzGerald picks five homes you can see this weekend.

VIDEO: Arsenal players give ballet a shot
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VIDEO: Arsenal players give ballet a shot

Apr 10th 2012, 10:45 AM 568 Views 0 Comments

Obviously football isn’t working out…

China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts
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China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts

Nov 29th 2011, 10:25 AM 1,159 Views 4 Comments

China’s broadcasting body has declared radio and television ideological “battlefields”.

New product placement rules sees Fair City gets a SPAR
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New product placement rules sees Fair City gets a SPAR

Nov 1st 2011, 5:31 PM 4,525 Views 38 Comments

Christie Phelan’s corner shop to turn into a SPAR in sponsored deal with RTÉ1 soap.