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From TheJournal.ie Eamon Gilmore admits he didn't pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad Every Little Hurts

Eamon Gilmore admits he didn't pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad

In his new book, the former tánaiste says he paid a high price for the infamous ‘Every Little Hurts’ ad.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sexist' poster for cycling race hits bum note Badvertising
From TheJournal.ie Doughnut restaurant apologises for "KKK Wednesday" ad campaign Not O-KKK

Doughnut restaurant apologises for "KKK Wednesday" ad campaign

Krispy Kreme apologised for the campaign.

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

From TheJournal.ie Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad Badvertising

Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad

Kiss Me, I’m Irish. *Rolls eyes*

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

The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.

From TheJournal.ie How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more Badvertising

How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more

The golden age of advertising was obsessed by keeping couples together, it seems.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever Badvertising

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

From TheJournal.ie Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans Badvertising

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

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

The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today Badvertising This post contains videos

The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today

Rub it on, rub it on yeah.

From TheJournal.ie Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes Badvertising

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Hyundai apologises for 'pipe job' ad after major criticism Badvertising

Update: Hyundai apologises for 'pipe job' ad after major criticism

The video shows a man apparently trying to die by suicide in his car.

From TheJournal.ie Business magazine compares Angela Merkel to Hitler in ad Badvertising

Business magazine compares Angela Merkel to Hitler in ad

Mercado magazine invites viewers to visualise Merkel as the Greeks, Spanish and Germans might see her.

From TheJournal.ie Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car Badvertising

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car

The ads were uploaded to the Internet without the carmaker’s approval.

This is what we would buy if we were really rich

It’s only an exact replica of one’s private jet, you know.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: Race and advertising in America Progress

Timeline: Race and advertising in America

Business Insider tells the story of Race in America, through its print and television advertisements.

From TheJournal.ie 1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’ Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

From TheJournal.ie Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and '70s mens' mags Vintage

Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and '70s mens' mags

“Beware of the man with his own pool table.”

From TheJournal.ie Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint Advertising

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint

At least one complaint has been lodged with the Advertising Standards Association of Ireland over this morning’s newspaper ad.

From TheJournal.ie British advertising watchdog rejects Club Orange 'bits' complaint Naughty Bits

British advertising watchdog rejects Club Orange 'bits' complaint

In case you were wondering: it’s okay to show the ‘Bits’ ads before a film rated 15, but not a film rated 12A.

From TheJournal.ie Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever? Badvertising This post contains videos

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?

Bertie in the cupboard, awkward RTÉ Guide man, an overexcited chicken fancier: here are our nominees for some badvertising for distinctly Irish products.

From TheJournal.ie Advertising standards body: No, you can't look at Club Orange's naughty bits Badvertising

Advertising standards body: No, you can't look at Club Orange's naughty bits

The Advertising Standards Authority upholds complaints against the outdoor versions of Club Orange’s ‘bits’ ads.

Is Ashton Kutcher's new "dating" ad racist? Badvertising This post contains a poll

Is Ashton Kutcher's new "dating" ad racist?

Or does it just highlight that the actor is actually pretty good at accents?

Nike apologises for 'insensitive' Black and Tan sneakers... sort of

The sportswear manufacturer admits the ‘Black and Tan’ name was “insensitive”, but says it was “unofficially added by some”.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

From TheJournal.ie Ads for 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' prompt complaints Badvertising

Ads for 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' prompt complaints

The slogan “Bigger. Fatter. Gypsier” – used in Channel 4′s billboard campaign for the new series of the show – has been criticised as offensive and racist.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair rapped over ‘sexist’ newspaper ads for cabin crew calendar Badvertising

Ryanair rapped over ‘sexist’ newspaper ads for cabin crew calendar

The Advertising Standards Agency upholds complaints over newspaper ads selling the airline’s underwear-themed calendar.

The 10 most offensive US advertisements of 2011

‘Re-civilise’ a black person! Help fix your girlfriend’s PMS! Smash a toy baby against a wall! …or not.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Budget may introduce charges for medical cards, plans to burn Bank of Ireland bondholders, and no more ‘Six Degrees of Separation’