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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# TV ads

All time
# Climate Change
German climate change ad features parents having sex and is beyond awkward
Well that’s one way to promote climate change awareness.
# earworm
What's that tune? 11 songs from ads currently plaguing your brain
Wonder no more.
# awesome kinda energy
Dan the Lucozade Guy goes gallivanting around Ireland in new ad
Bog-snorkelling, seaweed-bathing, Sandycove-ing…y’know, the usual stuff.
# TV ads
Facebook's auto-play video ads are arriving this week
The first video ads are expected to appear on both desktop and smartphones later this week.
Man's Facebook rant about sanitary towel ads goes viral (VIDEOS)
Where are all the extreme sports? The uplifting music?
# Badvertising
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.
# celtic tiger RIP
Boomtime: 9 Celtic Tiger ads you won't see these days...
100 per cent mortgages, chandeliers for the utility room: the bubble-era ads that enticed us to buy, buy, buy (on the never-never).
# sexy time
Get a room: sexy Spanish ad for property site is... sexy
Ad for Spanish property website idealista reminds us of a certain Bank of Ireland ad from the boom years. Feeling sexy? Buy a house.
# guinness friday
VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British
Vintage TV ads show the stout wasn’t just aimed at an ex-pat audience in the UK…
# better bits
Club Orange: The days of innocence
With the new sexy ad for fizzy drink causing controversy, we remember the brand’s more coy 1990s marketing campaign.
# product placement
BAI allows paid product placement on some TV shows
Entertainment shows like The Apprentice will be able to charge for product placement – but children’s and current affairs shows won’t.
# Super Bowl XLV
Is this the best Super Bowl ad?
From Paulie Walnuts to Norm to the girls from Beverly Hills 90210, some of your favourite TV characters are sport fans.