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# advert - Thursday 12 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 12th 2020, 1:16 PM 67,257 Views 34 Comments

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

# advert - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 26th 2019, 12:04 PM 47,279 Views 52 Comments

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

# advert - Saturday 13 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 13th 2018, 4:34 PM 58,577 Views 141 Comments

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

# advert - Monday 18 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 18th 2017, 5:44 PM 26,081 Views 13 Comments

Outdated fee information had been listed on UCD’s School of Medicine website.

# advert - Friday 10 November, 2017

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

# advert - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 5th 2017, 7:22 AM 17,725 Views 79 Comments

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

# advert - Sunday 12 March, 2017

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

# advert - Friday 4 November, 2016

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

# advert - Sunday 20 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 20th 2016, 9:40 AM 75,478 Views 148 Comments

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

# advert - Sunday 3 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 3rd 2016, 8:20 PM 41,619 Views 216 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.”

# advert - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 7th 2015, 2:30 PM 12,289 Views 11 Comments

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

# advert - Sunday 30 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 30th 2014, 1:45 PM 17,180 Views 14 Comments

Hey, what a good adveAAARRRGHH.

# advert - Sunday 19 October, 2014

This is how they advertise cough drops in Finland
# Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaaaaarrrrrrgggghhhhh

This is how they advertise cough drops in Finland

Oct 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 2,430 Views 1 Comment

Clever.

# advert - Monday 13 October, 2014

This Swedish billboard with a twist is going viral for a great reason
# Hair Raising
From The Daily Edge
# Hair Raising

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

Oct 13th 2014, 8:11 AM 7,694 Views 1 Comment

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

# advert - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Here's why people are confused by Airtricity's new orangutan advert
# Going Ape
From The Daily Edge
# Going Ape

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

Oct 9th 2014, 5:56 PM 28,209 Views 32 Comments

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

# advert - Friday 5 September, 2014

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

# advert - Sunday 22 June, 2014

This Durex advert for 'female orgasm enhancer' is absolutely excellent
# What A Scream
From The Daily Edge
# What A Scream

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

Jun 22nd 2014, 4:00 PM 9,715 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

# advert - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 9th 2014, 9:54 AM 5,326 Views 3 Comments

The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.

# advert - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

So there's a spaceship for sale in Galway...
# Careful Owner
From The Daily Edge
# Careful Owner

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

Apr 1st 2014, 8:30 PM 2,704 Views 1 Comment

Going spare, apparently.

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

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

Apr 1st 2014, 9:12 AM 3,838 Views 3 Comments

Someone get this man a TV show.

# advert - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable
# OMG
From The Daily Edge
# OMG

This anti-obesity poster from France is totally unforgettable

Mar 26th 2014, 10:19 AM 57,402 Views 43 Comments

Cannot be unseen.

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

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

Mar 26th 2014, 9:29 AM 3,632 Views 1 Comment

It’s very strange.

# advert - Friday 7 March, 2014

This simple, touching advert will teach you how to find love
# Unloved
From The Daily Edge
# Unloved

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

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

Mmmf.

# advert - Saturday 22 February, 2014

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

The new ad for Three in the UK is absolutely brilliant

Feb 22nd 2014, 9:17 AM 4,630 Views 2 Comments

Prepare to rock.

# advert - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

This promo video for Dublin's Czech Inn is unintentionally hilarious
# Pubvertising
From The Daily Edge
# Pubvertising

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

Jan 28th 2014, 11:56 AM 15,845 Views 22 Comments

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

# advert - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

'Top class' striker wants to play for your team, puts up hilarious flyers
# Advert
From The42
# Advert

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

Jan 7th 2014, 5:16 PM 11,172 Views 3 Comments

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

# advert - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Bizarre advert offers free rent in exchange for 'wifely duties'
# Wifely Duties
From The Daily Edge
# Wifely Duties

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

Dec 8th 2013, 3:00 PM 5,026 Views 8 Comments

Sound fair?

# advert - Friday 15 November, 2013

Watch TV viewers react to the John Lewis Christmas advert
# John Lewis
From The Daily Edge
# John Lewis

Watch TV viewers react to the John Lewis Christmas advert

Nov 15th 2013, 12:15 PM 4,900 Views 3 Comments

We love bears too.

# advert - Friday 8 November, 2013

This year's John Lewis Christmas ad may make you cry
# John Lewis
From The Daily Edge
# John Lewis

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

Nov 8th 2013, 9:46 AM 9,068 Views 15 Comments

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

# advert - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 10th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,090 Views 57 Comments

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

# advert - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Worst make-up ad ever shows men shoving mascara down pants
# Badvert
From The Daily Edge
# Badvert

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

Aug 22nd 2013, 2:27 PM 2,063 Views 4 Comments

There are no words for how weird this is.

# advert - Thursday 4 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 4th 2013, 11:08 AM 13,676 Views 19 Comments

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

# advert - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Curse of the O2 Irish Rugby advert
# Jinxed
From The42
# Jinxed

Curse of the O2 Irish Rugby advert

Mar 19th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,200 Views 5 Comments

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

# advert - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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 1,326 Views 1 Comment

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

# advert - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

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

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

Jan 16th 2013, 10:05 AM 14,523 Views 28 Comments

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

# advert - Thursday 6 December, 2012

VIDEO: Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant join forces
# Legends
From The42
# Legends

VIDEO: Lionel Messi and Kobe Bryant join forces

Dec 6th 2012, 10:44 PM 1,527 Views 1 Comment

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