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# ad - Sunday 28 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 28th 2019, 6:45 AM 13,186 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
# Sexism Row

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

Mar 25th 2019, 9:31 AM 100,897 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
# Ad

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

Mar 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 24,925 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
# Media And Marketing

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

Feb 28th 2019, 5:17 PM 21,652 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
# Controversial Package

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

Dec 18th 2018, 6:01 AM 33,081 Views 44 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
# Leaving Cert

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'

Aug 30th 2018, 2:31 PM 28,437 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
# Car Ad

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

Jun 26th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,284 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 7,440 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 From The Daily Edge

For everyone who finds themselves inexplicably enraged by that TUI ad

Dec 31st 2017, 11:33 AM 25,983 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
# ASAI

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 11:00 AM 21,207 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
# Not Loving It

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

May 16th 2017, 9:25 PM 25,641 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
From The Daily Edge
# Vipoo Treatment

7 questions we have about that absolutely ridiculous VIPoo ad

Mar 21st 2017, 10:10 AM 18,667 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
# Irish Cancer Society

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

Feb 21st 2017, 1:53 PM 23,474 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
From The Daily Edge
# Hashtag Spon

15 times celebrities embarrassed themselves in the name of #sponcon

Feb 19th 2017, 9:30 PM 9,641 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
From The Daily Edge
# Let Yourself Goooo

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

Jan 5th 2017, 10:42 AM 6,862 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
# ALONE

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 3:01 PM 8,908 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
From The Daily Edge
# 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 15,595 Views 1 Comment

Legends.

# ad - Friday 9 September, 2016

Everyone's talking about this very naughty new Maltesers ad
# Storme Toolis
From The Daily Edge
# Storme Toolis

Everyone's talking about this very naughty new Maltesers ad

Sep 9th 2016, 10:38 AM 12,714 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 9,220 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
# Backtrack

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

May 24th 2016, 7:52 AM 21,434 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
From The Daily Edge
# Give Up Yer Aul Sins

Someone in Galway is actually selling this church confession box

May 6th 2016, 8:00 PM 4,455 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
From The Daily Edge
# 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 7,228 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
From The Daily Edge
# 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 5,089 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
From The Daily Edge
# Rachel And Steve

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

Feb 24th 2016, 10:41 AM 14,751 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
From The Daily Edge
# Sue The Pig

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

Feb 15th 2016, 11:11 AM 23,040 Views 13 Comments

Ahhh SUE!

# ad - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 12th 2016, 2:42 PM 7,656 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
From The Daily Edge
# 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 11,341 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
From The Daily Edge
# I'm Back

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

Aug 28th 2015, 7:53 AM 8,113 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
From The Daily Edge
# 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 9,159 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
# I Look Like An Engineer

Women engineers are sharing their photos to fight sexism in tech

Aug 4th 2015, 8:32 AM 26,873 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
# Three Problems

Three apologises after criticism of ad as transphobic

Jul 15th 2015, 3:32 PM 26,041 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
From The Daily Edge
# Please Leave Canada

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

Jul 9th 2015, 10:20 AM 11,588 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
From The Daily Edge
# Shock Tactics

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

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:22 AM 7,022 Views 8 Comments

Unusual for them, really.

# ad - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

That 'beach body ready' ad was just ruled not offensive
# Protein World
From The Daily Edge
# Protein World

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

Jul 1st 2015, 1:48 PM 5,283 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
From The Daily Edge
# Bravemove

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

Jun 12th 2015, 10:19 AM 6,427 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 5,615 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
# Back On Air

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

May 11th 2015, 5:50 PM 21,950 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
From The Daily Edge
# Dublin's Best Lay

This Dublin shop's marriage equality sign is brilliantly cheeky

May 5th 2015, 8:09 PM 6,555 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
From The Daily Edge
# It's Back

9 of the best running gags in Arrested Development

Apr 8th 2015, 4:16 PM 5,097 Views 7 Comments

All hail the return of season five.

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