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# advertisement - Monday 7 June, 2021

French regulator fines Google €220m for favouring ads for own services at expense of rivals
# Advertisement
# Advertisement

French regulator fines Google €220m for favouring ads for own services at expense of rivals

Jun 7th 2021, 3:19 PM 11,133 Views 6 Comments

The penalty is part of a settlement reached after three media groups accused Google in 2019 of abusing a dominant market position.

# advertisement - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Proposal for 'visually dominant' advertising screen at Stephen's Green rejected
# An Bord Pleanála
# An Bord Pleanála

Proposal for 'visually dominant' advertising screen at Stephen's Green rejected

Dec 20th 2020, 6:30 AM 15,452 Views 30 Comments

The application from Nightlight Screens Ltd was dismissed by Dublin City Council in July but appealed to An Bord Pleanála shortly after.

# advertisement - 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 47,585 Views 52 Comments

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

# advertisement - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Complaint against breast massage ad upheld after it claimed to reduce risk of cancer
# ASAI
# ASAI

Complaint against breast massage ad upheld after it claimed to reduce risk of cancer

Oct 30th 2018, 3:50 PM 23,143 Views 15 Comments

The text also claimed that a breast massage could increase the size of breasts and prevent sagging.

# advertisement - 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 28,401 Views 24 Comments

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

# advertisement - Monday 1 January, 2018

Lorde labelled a 'bigot' in full-page Washington Post ad after she cancels Israel concert
# Boycott
# Boycott

Lorde labelled a 'bigot' in full-page Washington Post ad after she cancels Israel concert

Jan 1st 2018, 2:34 PM 48,213 Views 122 Comments

Lorde has been accused of joining a “a global antisemitic boycott of Israel” by an outspoken rabbi.

# advertisement - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life
# Understand Together
# Understand Together

'I went into a bit of a depression': How an Alzheimer's diagnosis can upend a family's life

Dec 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 10,006 Views 3 Comments

A new campaign is highlighting the important role friends and family can have in helping a loved one care for someone with dementia.

# advertisement - Monday 18 December, 2017

Slap on the wrist for Eir after it misleadingly advertised sports channel bundle for €1
# ASAI
# ASAI

Slap on the wrist for Eir after it misleadingly advertised sports channel bundle for €1

Dec 18th 2017, 7:15 PM 32,228 Views 46 Comments

In order to avail of the €1 add-on deal, customers would have to purchase a broadband and TV bundle.

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 26,134 Views 10 Comments

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

# advertisement - Sunday 17 December, 2017

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television
# Contraception
# Contraception

India bans condom advertisements from prime time television

Dec 17th 2017, 9:45 AM 14,016 Views 31 Comments

An order issued Monday cited broadcasting regulations that prohibit vulgar or suggestive themes.

# advertisement - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Dove apologises over 'racist' ad where black woman turns white after using soap
# Deep Regret
# Deep Regret

Dove apologises over 'racist' ad where black woman turns white after using soap

Oct 8th 2017, 4:31 PM 64,516 Views 77 Comments

Dove said on Twitter that the advert “missed the mark”.

# advertisement - Friday 22 September, 2017

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat
# Car Trouble
# Car Trouble

Bank ad ordered to be changed after child shown wearing puffy jacket in car seat

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 107,913 Views 84 Comments

AIB was found to be in breach of the advertisers’ code.

# advertisement - Friday 5 May, 2017

Complaint upheld after man is surprised Lidl jumper is only 3% cashmere
# Fine Knit
# Fine Knit

Complaint upheld after man is surprised Lidl jumper is only 3% cashmere

May 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 56,159 Views 32 Comments

The “classic and elegant” jumper cost €16.99.

# advertisement - 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 8,902 Views 12 Comments

A charity for older people wants to remind them they deserve to live with dignity.

# advertisement - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Press watchdog rejects complaint over ad for 'overstuffed' Subway sandwich
# Too Much Chicken
# Too Much Chicken

Press watchdog rejects complaint over ad for 'overstuffed' Subway sandwich

Oct 29th 2015, 6:01 AM 21,128 Views 27 Comments

Viewer Peter Thomas submitted a complaint to the BAI over an ad showing a sandwich filled with what he felt was a misleading number of chicken breast slices.

# advertisement - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people
# A Different Ireland
# A Different Ireland

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a 'celebration' of trans people

Oct 14th 2015, 11:51 AM 23,653 Views 132 Comments

Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.

# advertisement - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads
# Teachers
# Teachers

Online backlash forces private school to withdraw JobBridge ads

Aug 5th 2015, 10:36 AM 20,368 Views 32 Comments

The headmaster said he was not attempting to fill vacancies and was not as familiar with the debates around the scheme as he should have been.

# advertisement - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

This controversial TG4 ad wasn't meant to go public
# Ladies Football
# Ladies Football

This controversial TG4 ad wasn't meant to go public

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:18 PM 27,621 Views 44 Comments

It was all down to a mix-up.

# advertisement - 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 21,942 Views 12 Comments

The ad was not due to be aired over the line ‘move the dial’.

# advertisement - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you pay to skip ads on YouTube?

Apr 9th 2015, 8:15 PM 11,345 Views 37 Comments

YouTube has plans for a paid subscription service. Will you be signing up?

# advertisement - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

McDonald's in the US has made a super patriotic ad and it's getting ridiculed
# Not Lovin' It
From The Daily Edge
# Not Lovin' It

McDonald's in the US has made a super patriotic ad and it's getting ridiculed

Jan 13th 2015, 1:45 PM 4,391 Views 0 Comments

“Do you want extra controversy with that?”

# advertisement - Thursday 13 November, 2014

The Sainsbury's Christmas ad is even more heartbreaking than the John Lewis one
# Christmas Truce
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Truce

The Sainsbury's Christmas ad is even more heartbreaking than the John Lewis one

Nov 13th 2014, 9:12 AM 21,965 Views 34 Comments

Just when you thought Christmas ads couldn’t get any more emotional.

# advertisement - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Vintage ad for Mickey Mouse's Milk will ruin your childhood
# Mickey's Milk
From The Daily Edge
# Mickey's Milk

Vintage ad for Mickey Mouse's Milk will ruin your childhood

Jul 1st 2014, 8:18 AM 4,407 Views 1 Comment

Things can never be the same again.

# advertisement - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

New short film by Cornetto tells cute lesbian love story
# 40 Love
From The Daily Edge
# 40 Love

New short film by Cornetto tells cute lesbian love story

May 20th 2014, 6:45 PM 7,794 Views 4 Comments

It’s as sweet as the treat itself.

# advertisement - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women
# Hollaback Boys
From The Daily Edge
# Hollaback Boys

Watch builders shout unexpectedly lovely comments at women

Mar 26th 2014, 5:30 PM 6,540 Views 5 Comments

OI! THAT COLOUR REALLY WORKS ON YOU.

# advertisement - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?
# What The...
From The Daily Edge
# What The...

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?

Mar 18th 2014, 5:20 PM 1,997 Views 0 Comments

Anyone? Bueller?

# advertisement - Monday 17 February, 2014

300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis
# Protests
# Protests

300 taxi drivers protest in Dublin city over ads, parking and too many taxis

Feb 17th 2014, 10:42 PM 23,794 Views 138 Comments

They said that they are concerned about the affects that the taxi regulations are having on their livelihood.

# advertisement - 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 9,072 Views 15 Comments

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

# advertisement - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Department spent €875,000 on media advertising in last five years
# Advertising
# Advertising

Department spent €875,000 on media advertising in last five years

Oct 16th 2013, 6:15 AM 2,722 Views 8 Comments

There was a surge in spending on media advertisements in 2011, with €437,992 spent that year.

# advertisement - Thursday 10 October, 2013

This is probably the best roommate ad Craigslist has ever seen
# Roomie
From The Daily Edge
# Roomie

This is probably the best roommate ad Craigslist has ever seen

Oct 10th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,103 Views 3 Comments

Who needs landlord references when you got skillz?

# advertisement - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

iOS7 making you nauseous? Here's the solution
# Motion Sickness
From The Daily Edge
# Motion Sickness

iOS7 making you nauseous? Here's the solution

Oct 2nd 2013, 4:15 PM 3,724 Views 0 Comments

Jimmy Kimmel has the answer to all of your woes.

# advertisement - Saturday 27 July, 2013

JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"
# Athlone
# Athlone

JobBridge primary teacher ad slammed as "exploitative"

Jul 27th 2013, 2:26 PM 30,815 Views 184 Comments

The Department of Education has said that schools can participate in the scheme – but not use it to displace staff or fill a current vacancy.

# advertisement - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012
# Advertising
# Advertising

The Guardian's "Three Little Pigs" tops Adweek's best ad list for 2012

Nov 28th 2012, 6:09 PM 8,658 Views 4 Comments

The advertisement uses the children’s story to illustrate the evolution of a news story and public engagement in the news.

# advertisement - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Remember when computers looked like this?
# State Of The Art
From The Daily Edge
# State Of The Art

Remember when computers looked like this?

Nov 21st 2012, 2:00 PM 7,509 Views 11 Comments

Check out this 1991 ad for an Irish computer firm.

# advertisement - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Spoiler alert! How many sinister things are lurking in this TG4 ad?
# TG4
From The Daily Edge
# TG4

Spoiler alert! How many sinister things are lurking in this TG4 ad?

Jul 31st 2012, 2:48 PM 8,593 Views 32 Comments

The more you watch the more you see…

# advertisement - Friday 27 July, 2012

Youth Defence under investigation over use of image in anti-abortion campaign
# Youth Defence
# Youth Defence

Youth Defence under investigation over use of image in anti-abortion campaign

Jul 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 9,888 Views 125 Comments

Pro-life campaigners Youth Defence are being investigated to determine whether they breached copyright in the use of one of the images used in their recent anti-abortion campaign.

# advertisement - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Apple ordered to run ads admitting Samsung did not copy the iPad
# Apple
# Apple

Apple ordered to run ads admitting Samsung did not copy the iPad

Jul 19th 2012, 12:03 PM 5,913 Views 40 Comments

Other legal battles about the similarity of the two company’s products are being fought in Germany, the Netherlands and the US.

# advertisement - Friday 11 May, 2012

5 properties to view in... Dublin 14
# Sponsored Post
# Sponsored Post

5 properties to view in... Dublin 14

May 11th 2012, 11:00 AM 9,856 Views 0 Comments

Sherry FitzGerald picks five homes you can see this weekend.

# advertisement - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

VIDEO: Arsenal players give ballet a shot
# Va Va Voom
From The42
# Va Va Voom

VIDEO: Arsenal players give ballet a shot

Apr 10th 2012, 10:45 AM 568 Views 0 Comments

Obviously football isn’t working out…

# advertisement - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts
# China
# China

China bans adverts during TV drama broadcasts

Nov 29th 2011, 10:25 AM 1,159 Views 4 Comments

China’s broadcasting body has declared radio and television ideological “battlefields”.

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