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# adverts - Friday 24 July, 2020

Poll: Should junk food advertising on TV before 9pm be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should junk food advertising on TV before 9pm be banned?

Jul 24th 2020, 8:49 AM 24,806 Views 86 Comments

It has been reported that the UK plans to introduce restrictions on how unhealthy food is sold.

# adverts - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Poll: Do ads on social media impact how you vote?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do ads on social media impact how you vote?

Feb 5th 2020, 10:13 AM 18,161 Views 68 Comments

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have spent over €100,000 between them on adverts on Facebook and Instagram since the start of the general election campaign.

# adverts - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spent over €50k on Facebook adverts so far this campaign
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spent over €50k on Facebook adverts so far this campaign

Jan 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 13,803 Views 90 Comments

The three main parties are way ahead in terms of spending on Facebook and Instagram since the campaign got under way.

# adverts - Monday 11 November, 2019

Poll: Is legislation banning alcohol advertising near schools and creches a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is legislation banning alcohol advertising near schools and creches a good idea?

Nov 11th 2019, 8:30 AM 18,426 Views 47 Comments

From Wednesday, there will be a ban on alcohol advertising within 200 metres of a school.

# adverts - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Advertising watchdog should be 'beefed up' so it can monitor online political ads
# Online Ads
# Online Ads

Advertising watchdog should be 'beefed up' so it can monitor online political ads

Dec 27th 2018, 7:40 AM 3,870 Views 4 Comments

The minister said the ASAI should have statutory powers extended to it so it can take over monitoring the standards of political ads.

# adverts - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says
# Abortion Vote
# Abortion Vote

Social media ad regulations should be drawn up for future referendums, Commission says

Nov 14th 2018, 8:22 AM 5,427 Views 11 Comments

The Referendum Commission says new regulations should be drawn up by government.

# adverts - Monday 30 July, 2018

Poll: Do you think gambling ads should be banned from sports?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Do you think gambling ads should be banned from sports?

Jul 30th 2018, 10:18 AM 29,771 Views 94 Comments

There’s a sharper focus on sports adverts and the detrimental effect they could have on young people.

# adverts - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections
# Foreign Ads
# Foreign Ads

Watchdog fears foreign ads could influence Irish referendums and elections

Jul 26th 2018, 1:33 PM 5,570 Views 32 Comments

The Standards in Public Office said it is concerned about political interference from organisations outside of Ireland.

# adverts - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories
# Obesity
# Obesity

Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories

May 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,785 Views 21 Comments

The catchier the ad, the more effective.

# adverts - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Complaint partially upheld about 'Despicable Me' Sky ad
# Broadband
# Broadband

Complaint partially upheld about 'Despicable Me' Sky ad

Mar 6th 2018, 1:24 PM 34,290 Views 30 Comments

The ASAI also upheld a complaint against Lidl in relation to a competition it ran.

# adverts - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Varadkar says describing civil servants as being akin to Nazis is 'wholly inappropriate'
# Communications Unit
# Communications Unit

Varadkar says describing civil servants as being akin to Nazis is 'wholly inappropriate'

Feb 28th 2018, 5:52 PM 22,571 Views 60 Comments

The Taoiseach says he is not “thin-skinned” but believes criticism of Ireland 2040 adverts is unfair.

# adverts - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'A clear election pitch': Fianna Fáil continues to hammer government over Ireland 2040 marketing
# Communication Unit
# Communication Unit

'A clear election pitch': Fianna Fáil continues to hammer government over Ireland 2040 marketing

Feb 27th 2018, 6:14 PM 10,133 Views 114 Comments

The row over the marketing push dominated Leaders’ Questions today.

# adverts - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Old Irish ads from the past 50 years are free to view online from today
# The Irish Adverts Project
# The Irish Adverts Project

Old Irish ads from the past 50 years are free to view online from today

Apr 26th 2017, 9:00 PM 44,576 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Film Institute have been working to restore almost 8,000 rolls of film that had been damaged by mould.

# adverts - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Pepsi pulls 'tone deaf' Kendall Jenner protest ad after sustained backlash
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Pepsi pulls 'tone deaf' Kendall Jenner protest ad after sustained backlash

Apr 5th 2017, 6:58 PM 53,685 Views 65 Comments

The advert was released on the 49th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination.

# adverts - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

A Coppers Gold Card was being sold online last night for a whopping €500
# The Big Sell
From The Daily Edge
# The Big Sell

A Coppers Gold Card was being sold online last night for a whopping €500

Jun 21st 2016, 8:32 AM 3,952 Views 0 Comments

But it was swiftly withdrawn.

# adverts - 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 4,442 Views 6 Comments

Hero.

# adverts - Sunday 13 December, 2015

6 vintage sexist ads that show how marketers saw Irish women
# For The Birds
From The Daily Edge
# For The Birds

6 vintage sexist ads that show how marketers saw Irish women

Dec 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,911 Views 14 Comments

Will your man like you better in acrylic?

# adverts - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

DoneDeal.ie, Adverts.ie and Daft.ie will now be owned by the same company
# Joint Venture
# Joint Venture

DoneDeal.ie, Adverts.ie and Daft.ie will now be owned by the same company

Jul 8th 2015, 7:07 PM 20,504 Views 25 Comments

This comes as a result of a joint venture between Distilled Media Group and Schibsted Media Group.

# adverts - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Someone ripped out their water meter and is offering it up online
# Unwanted Present
# Unwanted Present

Someone ripped out their water meter and is offering it up online

Jan 22nd 2015, 9:18 PM 23,262 Views 66 Comments

Surprisingly, no one is interested in taking it off their hands.

# adverts - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

There's a Back to the Future style hovercar for sale in Leitrim
# Back To The Hyundai
From The Daily Edge
# Back To The Hyundai

There's a Back to the Future style hovercar for sale in Leitrim

Jan 6th 2015, 1:49 PM 2,952 Views 2 Comments

Finally, says you.

# adverts - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

There's a rather unusual Frozen doll for sale in Meath...
# Totally Legit
From The Daily Edge
# Totally Legit

There's a rather unusual Frozen doll for sale in Meath...

Dec 2nd 2014, 9:15 AM 4,918 Views 0 Comments

Let it goooo.

# adverts - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Why is Zuckerberg so happy? Mobile ads have helped Facebook profits surge
# Like
# Like

Why is Zuckerberg so happy? Mobile ads have helped Facebook profits surge

Oct 28th 2014, 10:04 PM 9,165 Views 17 Comments

Facebook said that it made $802 million in profit for shareholders on revenue of $3.2 billion.

# adverts - Friday 3 October, 2014

9 items that could only be bought and sold in Ireland
# Buy Irish
From The Daily Edge
# Buy Irish

9 items that could only be bought and sold in Ireland

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 50,010 Views 23 Comments

Take our money!

Waterballoon advert perfectly disses the water charges
# Antiques
From The Daily Edge
# Antiques

Waterballoon advert perfectly disses the water charges

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:13 AM 3,756 Views 1 Comment

Burn!

# adverts - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

This guy is selling his college degree for €1
# For Sale
From The Daily Edge
# For Sale

This guy is selling his college degree for €1

Aug 13th 2014, 4:01 PM 6,826 Views 1 Comment

It’s described as a “meaningless piece of paper”.

# adverts - Thursday 17 July, 2014

6 burning issues at the heart of inter-Munster rivalries
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie

6 burning issues at the heart of inter-Munster rivalries

Jul 17th 2014, 11:44 AM 26,531 Views 63 Comments

It’s different down south.

# adverts - Thursday 3 July, 2014

You know you're from Munster when...
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie

You know you're from Munster when...

Jul 3rd 2014, 12:29 PM 38,446 Views 97 Comments

There are some things you just can’t hide. Being from Munster is one of them.

# adverts - Friday 27 June, 2014

7 of the best hidden gems to discover in Munster
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie

7 of the best hidden gems to discover in Munster

Jun 27th 2014, 4:36 PM 41,122 Views 60 Comments

We’re going off the beaten track.

# adverts - Thursday 5 June, 2014

This Dubliner is selling her stuff in the oddest classified ads on the internet
# Empty Yellow Chair
From The Daily Edge
# Empty Yellow Chair

This Dubliner is selling her stuff in the oddest classified ads on the internet

Jun 5th 2014, 12:17 PM 8,614 Views 51 Comments

We’re buying all of it.

# adverts - Friday 30 May, 2014

6 indispensable lifehacks for your garden this summer
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie

6 indispensable lifehacks for your garden this summer

May 30th 2014, 5:10 PM 27,387 Views 46 Comments

Green fingers or not, we’ve got the tips to help.

# adverts - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Is this red Volkswagen the car your car could be like? The seller thinks so
# Old Spice
From The Daily Edge
# Old Spice

Is this red Volkswagen the car your car could be like? The seller thinks so

May 24th 2014, 2:47 PM 2,810 Views 0 Comments

Look at your car. Now back at this car.

# adverts - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Open thread: What's your cleverest money saving tip? From The Daily Edge

Open thread: What's your cleverest money saving tip?

May 15th 2014, 5:23 PM 48,418 Views 130 Comments

We want to know.

# adverts - Friday 9 May, 2014

6 simple things that make everyone happy
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Adverts.ie

6 simple things that make everyone happy

May 9th 2014, 12:42 PM 48,668 Views 46 Comments

No matter who you are, these things are sure to give you a big grin.

# adverts - Thursday 3 April, 2014

These 'inspiring' make-up ads are going viral - by revealing women's real skin
# Face Off
From The Daily Edge
# Face Off

These 'inspiring' make-up ads are going viral - by revealing women's real skin

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:00 PM 6,544 Views 0 Comments

Two women with skin conditions talk about their experiences.

# adverts - Thursday 27 March, 2014

This MEP is appealing for votes on Grindr
# Plenty Of Phil
# Plenty Of Phil

This MEP is appealing for votes on Grindr

Mar 27th 2014, 9:52 PM 17,264 Views 50 Comments

She’s not interested in advertising on electricity poles.

# adverts - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Need a wife? This bride to be from Cork is yours for €50
# Holy Matrimoney
From The Daily Edge
# Holy Matrimoney

Need a wife? This bride to be from Cork is yours for €50

Mar 12th 2014, 8:27 AM 5,068 Views 1 Comment

Don’t tell the bride.

# adverts - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Ireland is going mad for some unique Flappy Bird merchandise
# Flappy Days
From The Daily Edge
# Flappy Days

Ireland is going mad for some unique Flappy Bird merchandise

Feb 13th 2014, 3:03 PM 2,138 Views 2 Comments

When will the madness end?

# adverts - Friday 17 January, 2014

Any good deals on Adverts at the moment?
# The Rock
From The Daily Edge
# The Rock

Any good deals on Adverts at the moment?

Jan 17th 2014, 7:21 AM 2,526 Views 2 Comments

Ah yeah.

# adverts - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Coca-Cola Ireland in hot water on Twitter for removing gay marriage scene from Irish advert
# Advertising
# Advertising

Coca-Cola Ireland in hot water on Twitter for removing gay marriage scene from Irish advert

Dec 29th 2013, 2:16 PM 31,322 Views 110 Comments

The company said that the ad has been tailored for each market and was informed by consumer research in those markets.

# adverts - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Ryanair to appeal ruling that calendar ads were "discriminatory"
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair to appeal ruling that calendar ads were "discriminatory"

Dec 11th 2013, 8:18 AM 17,454 Views 38 Comments

The calendars raised over €100,000 for a Polish children’s charity last year, but a Spanish consumers group wasn’t impressed with the ads for them.

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