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Complaint upheld about Irish blogger's 'misleading' Instagram image
# First Case
# First Case

Complaint upheld about Irish blogger's 'misleading' Instagram image

Jun 26th 2018, 3:24 PM 83,171 Views 53 Comments

Rosie Connolly used a photoshopped image to promote a Rimmel product.

Health and beauty ads attracted the most complaints to the watchdog body last year
# Misleading
# Misleading

Health and beauty ads attracted the most complaints to the watchdog body last year

Apr 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,065 Views 4 Comments

The total number of complaints increased nearly 60% last year.

Argos was offering these six items at half price, although they weren't actually available
# Not On
# Not On

Argos was offering these six items at half price, although they weren't actually available

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:10 AM 52,161 Views 61 Comments

The Advertising Standards Association of Ireland (ASAI) upheld a complaint made about the issue.

'An outrageous slur' - Charlie Austin takes to Twitter to hit back at West Ham owner
# Misleading
From The42
# Misleading

'An outrageous slur' - Charlie Austin takes to Twitter to hit back at West Ham owner

Aug 20th 2015, 8:21 PM 7,685 Views 20 Comments

QPR’s striker isn’t happy with comments made by David Sullivan about his fitness.

This personal trainer just proved how bogus 'before and after' selfies can be
# Misleading
From The Daily Edge
# Misleading

This personal trainer just proved how bogus 'before and after' selfies can be

Jun 18th 2015, 1:45 PM 13,264 Views 9 Comments

Fitspo? Not so much.

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'
# Misleading
# Misleading

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'

May 4th 2015, 8:50 PM 21,473 Views 228 Comments

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter said children are being used as weapons.

'Desperate people are being sucked into this': Controversial property trust criticised
# Freemen On The Land
# Freemen On The Land

'Desperate people are being sucked into this': Controversial property trust criticised

Nov 27th 2013, 1:38 PM 15,445 Views 66 Comments

The Dáil has heard that there have been over 500 applications to the State property registration body for the acknowledgement of ‘freeman on the land’.

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading
# Advertising
# Advertising

London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading

Sep 19th 2013, 3:36 PM 14,415 Views 31 Comments

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has pulled an advert for a London clinic as it gives the impression it’s an abortion clinic.

Airtricity’s parent company fined €12.5 million for misleading customers
# Fine
# Fine

Airtricity’s parent company fined €12.5 million for misleading customers

Apr 3rd 2013, 3:32 PM 12,799 Views 50 Comments

The fine was imposed after customers in the UK were given misleading information which made the company appear cheaper than competitors.

EU law to change to guard against 'predatory' directory ad scams
# Scam
# Scam

EU law to change to guard against 'predatory' directory ad scams

Nov 27th 2012, 8:38 PM 4,529 Views 5 Comments

Small business owner are targeted by companies presenting misleading ad contracts and charging up to €5k a year.

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins
# Farming
# Farming

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins

Sep 6th 2012, 11:14 AM 3,464 Views 7 Comments

The testing is to expose misleading labelling of meat, the Irish Farmers’ Association has said.

'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls

Jun 18th 2012, 5:36 PM 4,097 Views 8 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said that manufacturers of food in Ireland need to strengthen their allergen labelling and control policies.

Tesco 'greatly regrets' misleading prices on products
# Tesco
# Tesco

Tesco 'greatly regrets' misleading prices on products

Oct 7th 2011, 3:23 PM 2,131 Views 19 Comments

The company was fined €600 in a case brought by the National Consumer Agency – it says the mistake was a ‘human error’.